Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

A Senior Lab Manager position is available in the lab of Laura Baranello at the department of Cell and Molecular Biology at Karolinska Institutet, one of the world’s leading biomedical research institutes. The lab is located at Biomedicum, a newly opened research building with excellent infrastructure and world leading research. The lab focuses on on elucidating the mechanism of topoisomerase regulation during transcription and replication with the overall goal to develop new strategies to inhibit topoisomerase function for cancer treatment.

Your mission

  • Develop and coordinate lab procedures
  • Monitor lab safety and address potential hazards, including risk assessment and chemical inventory
  • Oversee purchase, disposal, and maintenance of laboratory equipment, reagents and chemicals
  • Supervise junior laboratory staff 
  • Support experimental work and project development
  • Support writing of research papers and teaching

Your profile

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Laboratory Manager who can collaborate, communicate and function well in a team. The candidate should have a PhD in Molecular Biology and some years of postdoctoral experience. Previous research experience in the area of DNA topology and mammalian transcription regulation will be considered a strong merit for the position. Additional desired skills: Expertise in cell culture including synchronization, drug treatments and isolation of mitotic cells, protein biochemistry, flow cytometry analysis, RNA-seq library preparation and microscopy.

As a Laboratory Manager you will work close to the group leader and be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the laboratory.


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.

Location: Solna


To apply please provide:

  • A cover letter (half page maximum)
  • A concise CV and a list of publications
  • A brief research statement (half page maximum) including: What research questions have you worked on so far? What methods have you used to answer these questions?
  • 2 references (name, institution, email)

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 Permanent position
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 2-608/2021
  • Laura Baranello,
Union representative
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37,
  • Elisabeth Valenzuela, SEKO, 08-524 863 53
Published 04.Feb.2021
Last application date 24.Feb.2021 11:59 PM CET

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