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The Department of Neuroscience includes several research groups working on different aspects of nervous system function, both under normal conditions and in various disease states. Research projects include a broad range of studies on the molecular and cellular levels, networks of neurons, and the organization of the nervous system as a whole. The Department has a flat organization with 40 research group leaders, of which 24 are full professors, and 65 PhD students. Teaching represents a fundamental activity at the Department, which participates in several undergraduate courses and postgraduate education programs. Each year approximately 15 students receive their PhD from our Department and many of our graduates have gone onto distinguished careers in the academic or private sector.


The Silberberg lab studies the neural circuits in the basal ganglia underlying sensorimotor functions.

Your mission

Research assistant position in the Silberberg lab focusing on patch clamp electrophysiology in basal ganglia networks. This is a fixed-term position for one year.

Your profile

The applicant should have basic knowledge in neuroscience and experience in electrophysiology. Additionally, the applicant should hold a masters degree in a relevant field. 

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: Solna


Welcome to apply at the latest June 20th 2021.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system. In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form. 

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2750/2021
  • Gilad Silberberg, 08-52487345
Union representative
  • Björn Meister, SACO,
  • Magnus Anå, OFR,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
Published 07.Jun.2021
Last application date 20.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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