Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM; is a research division within the Department of Medicine Huddinge with a focus on translational studies of the human immune system and infection immunity in humans. CIM is located within the Karolinska Institutet ANA Futura research facilities. The candidate will work in the research group headed by Professor Johan Sandberg, focusing on human immunology and the immunopathogenesis of viral diseases. We are seeking a highly motivated and well-organized person with significant research experience to serve as senior lab manager facilitating the research within the group.

Your mission

The duties are multifaceted and entail both administrative tasks and laboratory work, with an emphasis on participation in research projects and lab work. The administrative part of the work involves some functions in the lab, administration associated with chemical and biological work, contact with partners in research consortia, and introduction of new members in the group. The laboratory work includes cell culture, flow cytometry, transcriptomics, and molecular biology work.

Your profile

Applicants must have relevant university education and hold a PhD degree. For this particular position a PhD degree in immunology is highly desirable. We are looking for a person who is well-organized, likes to work in a dynamic environment with diverse tasks. The applicant must have practical experience in standard immunology techniques and flow cytometry. Good cooperation, independence, communication skills and computer skills are required. Knowledge of Karolinska Institutet's databases (KLARA and ELN) is favorable. Good knowledge in written and spoken English is required. Postdoctoral research experience with pre-clinical human immunology research will be of merit.

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.

Location: Flemingsberg


Welcome to apply at the latest 2021-04-08.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system and must contain the following documents in English:

  • Personal letter
  • Curriculum vitae, including date of degrees, previous positions, work experience, publication list and references
  • A summary of previous work (no more than one page)

Permanent positions are initiated by a six-month trial period.

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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 Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1583/2021
  • Johan Sandberg,
Union representative
  • Belinda Pannagel, SACO,
  • Mari Giljam, OFR,
  • Elisabeth Henriksson, OFR,
Published 26.Mar.2021
Last application date 08.Apr.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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