Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Meletis laboratory studies the role of circuits and neuron subtypes in motivated behaviors using optogenetics, transcriptomics, whole-brain viral tracing, behavior, imaging and electrophysiology.

Your mission

The aim of the project is to define the role of neurons in circuits that regulate motivated behaviors and are altered in mood disorders or addiction. The research assistant will have the opportunity to learn and apply state-of-the-art data analysis, and will use a range of statistical and computational methods to investigate the functional role of neuron subtypes for the evaluation and selection of actions and decision-making strategies.

Your profile

The applicant should have extensive training and experience in advanced statistics, data analysis, signal processing, image processing, machine learning, and excellent knowledge of MATLAB and Python.

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment with wide-ranging expertise and interests. 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 also a state university, which entitles you to several good benefits through our collective agreement. And you get to practice freely in our modern wellness facilities, where trained staff are on site.

This is a fixed-term position for at least 6 months.

Location: SOLNA

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Welcome to apply at the latest May 23rd 

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. 

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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 2-1926/2022
  • Konstantinos Meletis,
Union representative
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-52486437,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Björn Meister, SACO, 08-52487025,
Published 02.May.2022
Last application date 23.May.2022 11:59 PM CEST
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