Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Translational Medicine and Chemical Biology

Senior lab manager position
We are searching for a Senior lab manager who would be responsible for our microscopy as well as various computational needs and oversee our high-throughput Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) efforts. The tasks would include maintaining and upgrading the microscope, training newcomers in microscopy, generating libraries of FISH probes, image processing and analysis, maintaining our computational pipelines and developing new ones, maintaining our website. The person employed should be capable of working independently and be proactive in the implementation of procedural improvements to ensure that the lab runs safely and efficiently.

The research groups
The position is available in the Bienko and Crosetto laboratories for Quantitative Biology and Technology https://bienkocrosettolabs.org/. The Bienko and Crosetto labs are located at the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) situated at the Karolinska Institutet Solna campus.

The Bienko lab explores the fundamental design principles that regulate how chromatin is organized in the eukaryotic nucleus in normal and disease conditions, and how the 3D chromosome structure influences gene expression.

The Crosetto lab investigates the molecular basis of DNA fragility, trying to understand how the interplay between DNA replication and transcription is linked to the formation of DNA breaks genome-wide.


- PhD degree in biotechnology or biological physics


- Minimum 5 years of advanced experience with various microscopy techniques  is required (good theoretical and practical knowledge is needed)

- Advanced computational skills within java, MATLAB and LabVIEW

-Experience within optical imaging system, automation programming, image analysis, experienced with biological specimen preparation

- Knowledge of Swedish and English both in speech and writing

Special Requirements:

-experience as a optical engineer is meritorious

-Must be willing to work on adjusted schedule to support research needs

Application process
An application must contain a Curriculum vitae and the application is to be submitted through the MyNetwork recruitment system.  

At Karolinska Institutet a 6-month trial period is required for all permanent appointments.

Type of employment Tijdelijk dienstverband langer dan 6 maanden
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-3600/2017
  • Magda Bienko , +46 8 524 800 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, 08-524 840 80, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 01.Aug.2017
Last application date 21.Aug.2017 11:59 PM CET

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