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Your mission

The candidate is expected to perform leading inter-disciplinary research in the area of precision medicine and microphysiology and to attract external funding to support these activities. Specifically, he is expected to lead a research group working on 3D cell culture systems of primary human cells, microfluidics and integrative bioinformatics approaches to develop better model systems for prediction of drug toxicity and to identify novel therapeutic strategies for complex metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. Additionally, the candidate should strengthen the departmental expertise in pharmacogenetics of drug response and adverse drug reactions on a population-scale. The announcement is for a research positions and does not include mandatory teaching obligations.

Your profile

A person is eligible to be appointed Researcher if he or she has been awarded a Degree of Doctor or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, as well as documented research after the defense of his or her doctoral thesis

The successful candidate should have strong competitive track record in inter-disciplinary research including both experimental and computational models of relevance for precision medicine and microphysiology. Particular focus will be on organotypic tissue cultures, microfluidics, as well as computational multi-omics approaches. In addition, the candidate should have a demonstrated history of scientific independence and leadership. Multiple last author publications in international peer-reviewed journals are required.

Bases of assessment

We stress research expertise when assessing applicants. In connection with the appointment of Researcher, we will accord special weight to academic skills, particularly demonstrated excellence in research. 

What do we offer?

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 better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.





An application must contain the following documents in English: Resumé, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet's qualifications portfolio.

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


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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Upon agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-4123/2020
  • Håkan Westerblad, head of deparment, hå
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Helin Norberg, SACO,
  • Gunnel Brolin, OFR,
Published 01.Oct.2020
Last application date 18.Oct.2020 11:59 PM CET

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