Do you want to contribute to improving human health

The Department of Medicine, Solna, is one of the largest clinical departments at Karolinska Institutet. The department is divided into divisions which in turn consist of one or more research groups. The activity consists of research, postgraduate education and undergraduate education for future doctors and biomedicine scientists. The department has three profile areas: allergy, cardiovascular medicine and inflammatory diseases

Your mission

We are looking for a research assistant who will work in a project where we compare different methods for isolation of extracellular vesicles or exosomes. The employment includes experimental laboratory work, data processing, data analysis, scientific publishing, and report writing.

Your profile

To be eligible, an applicant should hold a Master’s (second-cycle) degree in medicine, bio-medicine, biochemistry/cell biology or similar topic, or have otherwise acquired essentially equivalent competence in Sweden or abroad. Experience with work on extracellular vesicles is advantageous.

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles to several benefits such as extended holiday and generous occupational pension. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.


The position is located within the Department of Medicine, Solna. The department consists of twelve divisions and each division consists of several research groups. The position is located within the research group  led by Susanne Gabrielsson which studies natural nanovesicles called exosomes. Exosomes are messengers that transport information between cells, and are studied as mediators of disease, biomarkers and therapeutic tools.

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The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.  

Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period.

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires
Contract type Full time
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-3683/2020
  • Susanne Gabrielsson,
Union representative
  • Louisa Cheung, SACO,
  • Afsar Rahbar OFR,
  • Bruna Gigante, SACO,
Published 04.Sep.2020
Last application date 17.Sep.2020 11:59 PM CET

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