Department of Medicine, Solna, Dermatology and Venereology division

The Department of Medicine, Solna, is one of the largest departments at Karolinska Institutet. The department consists of several units that are separated into different research groups. The core activities of the department are research, doctoral education and undergraduate education for medical and biomedical students. The research has three main profiles: allergy, cardiovascular medicine and inflammatory diseases.

The Dermatology and Dermatology Division is a division within the Department of Medicine Solna. The research profile includes mainly experimental and translational dermatological research, in inflammatory skin diseases as well as in skin cancer. The experimental research is located at the Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM) and Bioclinicum both located in the proximity of Karolinska University Hospital Solna. The proximity of the research facilities to the hospital enables a close collaboration between clinicians and scientists which is a prerequisite for translational research. In addition to research, the division has broad educational acitvities including graduate and postgraduate courses.

The research project focuses on investigating the function and regulation of non-coding RNAs in the context of chronic skin inflammation, in particular, psoriasis. The applicant will be responsible for planning and performing in vitro and in vivo experiments. We are looking for a highly motivated person with strong competence in running projects independently but also having good abilities for team work and cooperation.

Entry requirements
The application is open for a highly motivated scientist with a strong background and proven expertise in mouse disease models and RNA research. The applicant should have a PhD degree within the area of biomedical research and have strong interest in medical and biological problems.The applicant needs to have documented previous experience with mouse disease models. Hands-on experience with disease models of inflammation, in particular skin inflammation, competence in molecular biology and immunology techniques, and in bioinformatics including analysis of global gene expression data, is an advantage. The applicant also needs to have experience in RNA research; experience with non-coding RNAs is an advantage.  Experience in supervising students and working with method development are meritorious.The applicant should demonstrate ability to manage simultaneous projects and to interact well with others in the research group. The applicant should have an excellent knowledge in English, both in written and oral communication.
Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence.

Application process
An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:

  1. A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  2. A complete list of publications
  3. A summary of current work (no more than one page)

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

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-885/2019
  • Enikö Sonkoly , +46730770374; E-mail:
Union representative
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75 ,
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR,
Published 11.Feb.2019
Last application date 21.Feb.2019 11:59 PM CET

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