Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?
Our goal is to develop antiviral and vaccine against emerging viral
diseases, such as COVID-19 and viral haemorrhagic fevers. Our research is
performed in an interdisciplinary setting with strong collaboration with other
scientist around the globe. Approximately 250 people are currently working at
the Department of Laboratory medicine in about 37 research groups with
research profiles spanning from very basic to translational and clinical
Your main role will be to contribute on understanding virus-Host cell
interaction, by using reverse genetic- and stem cells- biology. You will have
to play a leadership role and mentor MSc and internship students. You will
have the opportunity to work with significant freedom and independence within
an interdisciplinary as well as an international setting.
The position is for 2 years with possibilities for prolongation.
We are looking for a highly motivated senior postdoctoral researcher in
emerging viral diseases. You should have extensive experience in reverse
genetic technology on Bunyaviridae family members and also in working with
stem cells. It is also requested that you have long experience to work in high
containment laboratory from BSL-3 and BSL-4.
Fluency in English, a high level of organizational and communication skills,
as well as an ability to work independently, is mandatory. The candidate is
also expected to take a strong lead in managing project(s), contribute to
writing manuscripts and mentor junior members of the team. Qualified to be
employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent
scientific competence. 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) date of employment.
This must be substantiated by the applicant's main supervisor, director or
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.
Research group - Ali Mirazimi Karolinska Institutet (ki.se)
An employment application must contain the following documents in English or
A complete resumé, 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)
Welcome to apply at the latest 21-09-19
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.
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|Type of employment
||Temporary position longer than 6 months
|Number of positions
|Last application date
||19.Sep.2021 11:59 PM CEST