Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC) at Karolinska Institutet conducts research and teaching in immunology, infection biology, cell biology and cancer. MTC has about 430 active employees, including 81 PhD students, 77 postdoctoral researchers and 32 professors. Key words are multidisciplinary, bridging, translational, national and international collaborations.

Division
The research group of Sir David Lane, FRS, is located at Karolinska Institutet in Solna and the SciLifeLab. The group consists currently of a PhD student, a lab manager, three postdocs, one assistant professor, two senior scientists, and a professor.

Our group works with several aspects of biology to develop cancer treatment strategies. We focus particularly on the chemistry and biology of tumour suppressor proteins in the p53 pathway and how their central role in damage control and cell cycle regulation can be exploited therapeutically. Our lab includes state-of-the-art mass spectrometry, microscopy, and imaging flow cytometry facilities and closely collaborates with Prof. Sonia Laín’s chemical biology group at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell biology, KI, providing a unique environment for the study of cancer from the molecular to the organismal level.

Duties
The applicant will be focused on performing flow cytometry and molecular biology based studies. The applicant will work with in collaboration with other members of the group and on various ongoing projects in the lab. Additionally, she/he may also develop own projects within the scope of the group's research. The position therefore requires a strong, well-documented track record of hands-on experience with all aspects of cell culture, exosome biology, ELISA, molecular biology and flow cytometry.

Entry requirements
The successful candidate has a Master’s Degree in Molecular Biology, Biomedicine or a related discipline. He or she is expected to have a strong drive to pursue experimental research, and an ambitious and innovative attitude. The applicant will work closely with other members of the group, and good collaborative skills are necessary. Emphasis will be put on personal skills in the evaluation process. Very good ability to speak and write in English is a requirement

Application process
The application is to be submitted on the MyNetwork recruitment system.


Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5650/2017
Contact
  • Saikiran Sedimbi, Senior research specialist, Saikiran.Sedimbi@ki.se
Union representative
  • Daisy Hjelmqvist SACO, daisy.hjelmqvist@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, niklas.andersson@ki.se
Published 01.Dec.2017
Last application date 22.Dec.2017 11:59 PM CET

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