Karolinska Institutet, Institutet för miljömedicin

The Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM) is a department at Karolinska Institutet and an interdisciplinary research institution within the broad field of environmental medicine. IMM conducts cutting edge research within the areas of environmental and occupational medicine, toxicology, physiology, epidemiology, and biostatistics with the aim to clarify how environmental and lifestyle factors affect our health and which role genes have. IMM also serves as a scientific advisor to public authorities within the area of environmental medicine and IMM scientists participate in national and international expert groups.

The position is located at the Unit of Biochemical Toxicology at IMM. The Unit of Biochemical Toxicology at IMM performs studies to understand the connection between chemicals and cancer.

The applicant is required to conduct experimental research in chemical-induced carcinogenesis, gender differences in cancer susceptibility and in interdisciplinary projects on the development of text-mining approaches for cancer risk assessment and cancer research. The applicant is also expected to participate in risk assessment activities and teaching in toxicology at IMM.

Entry requirements
A person is eligible to be appointed as Assistant Professor if they have been awarded a Degree of Doctor or have achieved the corresponding scientific competence. The persons appointed should primarily be ones who have been granted a Degree of Doctor or have reached the corresponding competence no more than seven years before the end of the application period.

A candidate should have a good understanding and experience in the area of experimental chemical carcinogenesis and text mining based approaches. Experience in interdisciplinary research projects is a merit. Most of the projects are conducted in international collaboration; therefore, previous experience from international collaborations is an asset. Other merits include experience in risk assessment, teaching and supervision of students.

Bases of assessment
We stress scientific expertise when assessing applicants.

Application process
An application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish: 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 Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-177/2018
  • Ulla Stenius, professor, +46 8-524 878 72 /ulla.stenius@ki.se
Union representative
  • Malahat Mousavi, SACO-S, +46 8 524 875 24 / malahat.mousavi@ki.se
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, +46 8 524 874 19 / niklas.andersson@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, +46 8 524 840 80 / henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 09.Jan.2018
Last application date 24.Jan.2018 11:59 PM CET

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