Research engineer / Project coordinator

Karolinska Institute Stockholm


June 13, 2021


The Department of Laboratory Medicine is one of Karolinska Institutet's largest departments with 7 research divisions including the Division for Biomolecular and Cellular Medicine (BCM) where the project will be carried out. The laboratory used by the Stephan Mielke research group is located in the new research facility ANA Futura, which provides all the equipment and infrastructure needed for cellular and molecular biology research.

The Division of Biomolecular and Cellular Medicine (BCM) BCM consists of several research groups and core facilities. Activities are translational in nature and include fundamental molecular cell biology studies, pre-clinical testing of therapy/ diagnostic agents and related activities, certified production of cell products for clinical use, phenotypical analysis of cells and tissues as well as clinical studies of patients treated with cell therapy agents.

Professor Stephan Mielke's research group works on cancer immunotherapy.

Duties and qualifications The applicant should have a Master's degree in the field of engineering , preferably in pharmaceutical engineering. The applicant should have a solid background in molecular biology or biotechnology. A broader experience with ATMPs including CAR-T cells is considered an advantage.

The applicant will work in the research laboratory in close contact with the Karolinska University Hospital, the GMP facility and the preGMP facility. Therefore practical lab experience, preferably with cellular immunotherapy, is appreciated.

The position encompasses a part-time employment as a project coordinator for SWECARNET, Sweden's CAR-T cell competence network. SWECARNET has created a platform and network for the clinical use of CAR-T cells in Sweden with the aim to improve CAR-T cell therapies across the country. As a project coordinator the main tasks are to plan, coordinate and execute projects related to SWECARNET such as training days and meetings. Furthermore, it is important that you have good communicating skills and previous experience of project management.

In addition, excellent proficiency in both spoken and written Swedish and English is highly desired. We are looking for an energetic and passionate person who fits in and actively contributes to our team.

Location and Links KI South Campus, Flemingsberg Read about the Department of Laboratory Medicine Read about the Division of Biomolecular and Cellular Medicine Read about the Stephan Mielke Research Group Read about SWECARNET

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

  • A personal letter and curriculum vitae
  • A copy of a degree certificate and associated certificates
  • A copy of a degree project and any previous publications
  • The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system. What do we offer? 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 better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.

    Type of employment Permanent position
    Contract type Full time
    Number of positions 1
    Working hours 100%
    City Huddinge
    County Stockholms län
    Country Sweden
    Reference number STÖD 2-2596/2021
    • Stephan Mielke,
    Union representative
    • Carina Eklund, OFR, 08-585 826 65
    • Emilie Hultin, Annica Lindkvist, SACO, 08-524 832 86, 08-524 837 46
    • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
    Published 28.May.2021
    Last application date 13.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CET

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