We are an academic research lab in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) at Karolinska Institutet (KI) and SciLifeLab in Stockholm, Sweden (https://www.hausserlab.org).

We are looking for a Research assistant with computer science background.

Your mission

You will develop an approach to process large-scale tumor images into a form amenable for statistical analysis. You will then explore how such analyses can help understand the spatial architecture of tumors.

Your profile

  • Masters-level education in computer science
  • Experience with research and with bioinformatics, in the form of bachelor or master thesis or co-authorship on scientific publication
  • Familiarity with machine learning methods and deep neural networks
  • Good coding skills in Python and/or R
  • Good mastery of English

What do we offer?

  • Exciting science in a lab uniquely positioned for you to apply your skills as a computer scientist to an area of direct medical relevance.
  • A stimulating scientific environment and top research infrastructure.
    KI is among the world's foremost medical universities and KI's faculty awards the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine. SciLifeLab is the Swedish national center for large-scale molecular bioscience, with stimulating researchers and top facilities in-house.
  • High life quality. Stockholm consistently tops the rankings of cities with highest quality of life worldwide.

Location: Stockholm


To apply please provide:

  • A short cover letter (1 page max.)
  • A concise CV

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


Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-4421/2020
  • Jean Hausser, Assistant professor, jean.hausser@ki.se
Union representative
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37, magnus.ana@ki.se
  • Elisabeth Valenzuela, SEKO, 08-524 863 53
Published 16.Oct.2020
Last application date 30.Oct.2020 11:59 PM CET

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