We are searching for a Lab Manager who would take upon both lab duties, such as basic training of new lab members, equipment maintenance, inventory management, standardizing lab protocols and lab safety compliance, preparing common reagents, generating libraries of Fluorescent in situ hybridization probes, training new comers on microscope use and making sure our databases are up to date, as well as administrative duties, such as handling orders of equipment and supplies, arranging travel of lab members, handling reimbursements and overlooking lab budget. Moreover, the Lab Manager will be responsible for maintaining the lab website. The Lab Manager should be capable of working independently and be proactive in the implementation of procedural improvements to ensure that the lab runs safely and efficiently. Hence, we are searching for a highly energetic person with great deal of independence and initiative.

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 biology or similar


- Minimum 5 years of advanced experience in molecular biology is required

- Thorough experience with microscopy techniques (good theoretical and practical knowledge in microscopy)

- Good computational skills

- Knowledge of Swedish

 Special Requirements:

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

Application process An employment application must contain the following documents in English:

  1. A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  2. A complete list of publications
  3. A letter of motivation
  4. Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances
  5. Verification from the thesis defence committee or the equivalent (only if the thesis defence is scheduled within three months after the application deadline)

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

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Working hours 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1288/2018
  • Magda Bienko - Forskarassistent , +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, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 02.Mar.2018
Last application date 15.Apr.2018 11:59 PM CET

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