Postdoctoral studies in EBV infection and Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (scholarship)

Karolinska Institute Stockholm

Sweden

September 26, 2022

Description

Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC) at Karolinska Institutet conducts research and teaching in immunology, infection biology, cell biology and cancer. Key words are multidisciplinary, bridging, translational, national and international collaborations

Division

Our primary research interest is infection and cancer in humans. Ingemar Ernbergs group has conducted research on Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and cancer for more than forty years. We particularly study EBV-infection, which can also be used as a model to study early steps in in vitro transformation, viral genetic switches, non-genetic variation and cancer cell metabolism.

Duties

To perform migration studies and studies of metabolism in human nasopharngeal carcinoma derived cell lines. Use methods such as immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, wound healing in vitro and Sea Horse to map oxygen, glucose and ATP consumtion.

Entry requirements

Scholarships for postdoctoral qualification can be established for foreign researchers who place their qualifications in Sweden. The purpose of scholarships for postdoctoral qualification is to promote internationalization and contribute to research qualification after a doctorate or equivalent.

A scholarship for carrying out postdoctoral research can be granted for a maximum of two years within a four year period following the receipt of a doctoral degree or equivalent. To be eligible for a postdoctoral scholarship, the person must have obtained a doctorate or a foreign degree deemed to be equivalent to a doctorate. Applicants who have not completed a doctorate at the end of the application period may also apply, provided that all requirements for a completed degree are met before the (intended) start date of the post doctoral education. The doctorate should be within Biology or Medicine.

The head of the department determines whether their previous training and scholarly qualifications correspond to a Swedish doctorate or higher.

Location: Solna

Type of scholarship

The amount is tax free and it is set for 6 months.

Application process

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

  • 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
  • A complete list of publications
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page)
  • The application is to be submitted on the Varbi recruitment system.

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    First day of employment According to agreement
    Salary Scholarship
    Reference number STÖD 2-3566/2022
    Contact
    • Ingemar Ernberg, ingemar.ernberg@ki.se
    Union representative
    • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
    • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO, taher.darreh-shori@ki.se
    • Carina Eklund, OFR, carina.eklund@ki.se
    Published 13.Sep.2022
    Last application date 26.Sep.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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