At the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology we teach and conduct internationally acclaimed, high-quality research in Physiology, Pharmacology, Anesthesiology and Intensive care. We have around 400 employees, 30 research groups, and 90 doctoral students. Our research fields include cellular signaling, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, neuropsychopharmacology, neuroinflammation, pharmacogenetics, regenerative medicine, Renal System, anesthesiology and intensive care, muscle physiology and pain. Our collaboration with the clinics at Karolinska University Hospital provides unique opportunities for translational research within our subjects. More information about research at http://ki.se/fyfa_english

Division
The divison is the Bone and Cartilage Physiology laboratory where the overall research objective is to understand the mechanisms of bone and cartilage development and maintenance. Please see more details at http://ki.se/en/fyfa/bone-and-cartilage-physiology. 

Duties
The successful applicant is expected to work on a project aiming at understanding the evolutionary appearance of the secondary ossification center, its mechanical properties and impact on epiphyseal and articular cartilage. Associated changes in cell kinetics are also expected to be investigated in connection with the formation of the secondary ossification center.

Entry requirements
A person is eligible to be appointed Senior Researcher 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated applicant capable to run independent line of research within cartilage and bone biology. Preference will be given to applicants who have documented his or her independence with senior author publications. The applicant should also have his or her own research funding to conduct the proposed research direction.

Bases of assessment
We stress research expertise when assessing applicants. A selection will be made among qualified applicants on the basis of the publication activity and independent research funding.

Terms and conditions
This is a permanent employment on a part-time basis.

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

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Part-time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 50 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-743/2018
Contact
  • Håkan Westerblad, Prefekt, hakan.westerblad@ki.se
Union representative
  • Bo Rydqvist, SACO, 08-524 872 67, bo.rydqvist@ki.se
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, niklas.andersson@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 06.Feb.2018
Last application date 27.Feb.2018 11:59 PM CET

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