The Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC) operates mainly at The Flemingsberg Campus in connection to Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge. The Department also operates at Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and Solna Campus. There are 14 Divisions at CLINTEC. The activities include clinical research, education and development.
We work in an international and multicultural environment with undergraduates, graduate students, exchange students in the ERASMUS program, postdoctoral researchers, educators and scientists at Karolinska Institutet and organizations with a common vision of excellence in research, education and development. CLINTEC has about 180 employees, about 200 graduate students and 400 affiliated scientists and educators.
The academic centre for Obstetrics and Gynecology is responsible for education and research within this field. The unit gives classes for medical students and it provides research opportunities and post graduate education for PhD students as well as for physicians and midwives.
The unit has several experimental laboratories; IVF, stem cell biology and advanced ultrasound technique.
Research and research education are focused on women´s health, pregnancy and pregnancy complications, fetal physiology, reproductive stem cell biology, infertility, fertility preservation, vascular physiology, fetal regenerative medicine, cervical cancer and several other topics.
The position is for a postdoctoral fellow on stipend that is available immediately, but with a flexible start date. It is for one year fixed term with the possibility for extension. The postdoctoral fellow will take on the processing, quality control, storage and analysis of high-throughput single-cell molecular data (methylome, transcriptome). The project is focused on investigating preimplantation stress on human embryo development.
Scholarships for carrying out postdoctoral research may be granted to persons living in other countries who come to Sweden with the intention of only staying in Sweden for all or part of their postdoctoral education at KI. Persons who are a resident in Sweden and/or have carried out all or part of their academic education at KI or some other educational institution in Sweden cannot be considered for scholarships from KI. The head of the department determines whether their previous training and scholarly qualifications correspond to a Swedish PhD or higher.
Additional assets (but not mandatory requirement)
Type of scholarship
A scholarship for carrying out postdoctoral research can be granted for a maximum of two years within a four year period following the receipt of a doctoral degree or equivalent. This educational scholarship is tax-exempt.
The amount is set for twelve months at a time and is paid out on a monthly basis. In exceptional cases, shorter periods may be acceptable.
An application must contain the following documents in English:
The application is to be submitted on the MyNetwork recruitment system.
|Type of employment||Postdoktoralt stipendium|
|Contract type||Full time|
|Working hours||100 %|
|Last application date||05.May.2017 11:59 PM CET|