Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Molecular Neurobiology

The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics (MBB) conducts research in basic science, particularly focusing on discovering the mechanisms that cause diseases. The candidate will be incorporated into the division of Molecular Neurobiology https://ki.se/en/mbb/research-division-of-molecular-neurobiology.

The research at the department within neurodegenerative transcriptomics is aimed at investigating striatal neuronal diversity and how cell specific gene regulatory networks are affected by neurodegenerative processes in Parkinson’s disease, and how the neuron’s circuit functionality is changed using both mouse models and patient material.

A successful applicant will perform research, supervise PhD students and Post-docs within the field described above. The applicant is expected to attract significant national funding, maintain extensive international collaborative networks and partake in department-level work.

Entry requirements
A person is eligible to be appointed Assistant Professor if he or she has been awarded a Degree of Doctor or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, as well as documented research after publicly defending his or her doctoral thesis corresponding to qualification as Assistant professor.

Bases of assessment
We stress, when assessing applicants, extensive postdoctoral training, strong publication track record, international experience and knowledge in disease modeling in animals and molecular neuroscience.

In this recruitment, we place great emphasis on personal suitability

Application process
An application must contain the following documents in English: Curriculum vitae, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet’s qualifications portfolio (http://ki.se/qualificationsportfolio).

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

An Assistant professor position is a fixed-term position. The first employment should be two years, with a possible extension of two years after evaluation.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment upon agreement
Salary monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1308/2018
  • Jens Hjerling Leffler , 08-524 800 00
Union representative
  • Anne Edgren, OFR/S, P, O, 08-616 16 29
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75 , biborka.bveress@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 05.Mar.2018
Last application date 19.Mar.2018 11:59 PM CET

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