Do you want to contribute to improving human health?
The central scientific interest of Myriam Aouadi's lab is to understand the
interaction between the immune system and metabolism at the molecular and
cellular level, with the ultimate goal of applying the developmental
principles, logic, pathways, technology, and model systems to unravel human
metabolic disease. We use several different approaches to study
immunometabolic diseases, including next generation sequencing, gene
manipulation and in vivo systems.
We are seeking an experienced Lab manager with an extensive background in
experimental laboratory work. Applicants should be familiar with experimental
methods used to study metabolic diseases and immunology. In addition to the
entry requirements, the candidate will be responsible for organizing the
common resources in the lab, including supervising and improving lab work. You
will work closely with researchers and assist in the introduction of the
laboratory for new staff, guest researchers and graduate students as well as
with the development and improvement of experimental methods.
Must hold a PhD in medical science and at least 5 years of Lab manager
Strong expertise working with mice and particularly mouse models of
Documented experience with animal experimentation (Felasa certification)
Excellent in vitro laboratory skills (qPCR, westernblot, library
Excellent experience working with small interfering RNA and their delivery
Histology, immunohistochemistry, RNAscope and confocal microscopy
Experience in isolation of macrophages from liver and adipose tissue
Experience in training people
Ability to maintain KLARA database
Ability to maintain good relationship with the department and animal
facility as well as with external collaborators
Strong ability to negotiate with sales representatives
Excellent organizational skills
Experience in managing booking and ordering systems, in particular Bookkit
Administrative and management skills
Experience in managing laboratory website
Experience in managing cell culture rooms
The applicant must speak and write fluent English and display excellent
Documented and extensive training in mouse models of metabolic diseases
Experience in writing applications for ethical permits
Emphasis will be placed on personal qualities as responsibility,
flexibility, teamwork and ability to solve problems.
Experience with AGRESSO 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.
Welcome to apply at the latest 2021-06-13.
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.
Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period.
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