Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

A Senior Lab Manager position is available in the 3D-EM facility at the Karolinska Institutet, one of the world’s leading biomedical research institutes. The facility is located in newly built premises, specifically designed for high-end electron (cryo) microscopy. The facility currently features a Krios G3i with a Bioquantum K3, an Aquilos 2 cryo-FIB-SEM, a Leica SP8 cryo-confocal, a Talos 120C G2 and a range of sample-preparation equipment. All electron microscopes in the facility are controlled remotely and there are two specially built rooms with 10% relative humidity for cryo work. The position is initially for one year, with the possibility to be extended for another year.

Your mission

Further develop the facility workflow for cryo-CLEM from cells to tomogram segmentation
Help and train users primarily from the Karolinska Institutet in the usage of the microscopes in the facility
Oversee purchase, disposal, and maintenance of facility equipment, reagents and chemicals

Your profile

We are seeking a Facility Manager with experience in primarily transmission electron microscopy. Previous experience with FIB-SEM and CLEM will be considered a strong merit for the position. Experience in cellular sectioning, tomography and tomogram segmentation is advantageous however a strong and solid background in material-science electron microscopy can also be regarded as an advantage in the evaluation. PhD formally not required although regarded as an advantage.

As a Facility Manager in the KI 3D-EM facility you will work close to the other facility manager(s) and director and take shared responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the facility. 

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


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

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
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 2-1150/2021
  • Martin Hällberg,
Union representative
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37,
  • Elisabeth Valenzuela, SEKO, 08-524 863 53
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO, 08-524 835 29
Published 29.Mar.2021
Last application date 01.May.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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