Do you want to contribute to better health for all?

The position regards experimental research in model animal that will be conducted in Dr. Marie Carlén’s research group, the department of Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet. The hired person will work in a team of lab members in a project investigating how the prefrontal cortex (PFC) in the frontal lobes is involved in learning. The project encompasses a range of technologies and analysis signifying systems neuroscience.

Your mission

The person we are seeking to hire will work in close collaboration with our lab members, particularly in project parts involving circuit tracing, and be responsible for certain parts of the project, particularly in vivo circuit tracing, harvesting of tissue, tissue slicing and postprocessing. An important part is different tissue detection methods (IHC, in situ hybridization etc) and image acquisition and analysis using custom software.

Your profile

We are seeking a person with a master’s degree with relevance to our research activities and previous experience of lab work in a basic neuroscience setting. Experience of mouse work, transgenic lines, and the work outlined under Your mission is a necessity as is certification for work with research animals in accordance with Swedish legislations. Experience of viral circuit tracing is meriting as is programming skills and work with mouse behavior.

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.

Location: Solna

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Welcome to apply at the latest May 30, 2023.

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 Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Full time
First day of employment June 2023
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2015/2023
  • Marie Carlén, 08-52483043
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Magnus Anå, OFR,
  • Björn Meister, SACO,
Published 16.May.2023
Last application date 30.May.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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