Karolinska Institutet

The Department of Laboratory Medicine consists of 6 divisions and is active in many areas of Laboratory Medicine. The department is involved in advanced basic scientific, clinical and epidemiological research. The department is one of the largest departments of education at Karolinska Institutet.

A position for a laboratory technician is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jaakko Patrakka at Karolinska Institute (KI) / AstraZeneca (AZ) Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre (ICMC), Stockholm, Sweden. More information about ICMC can be found at http://ki.se/en/medh/integrated-cardio-metabolic-centre-icmc.

The focus of the project is to explore molecular mechanisms behind renal glomerular diseases, with special emphasis on diabetic nephropathy. The ultimate goal is, in collaboration with AstraZeneca, to identify novel therapeutical targets and to develop new pharmaceutical compounds to treat diabetic nephropathy.

We are seeking enthusiastic applicants who have previous experience in the field of experimental nephrology and long experience in molecular laboratory. The chosen technician will be closely integrated to a large research team. It is important that the applicant is easy to collaborate with and result-oriented. Applicants should master following methods (in detail):

-cell cultures

-preparation of histological tissue sections (frozen, paraffin, electron microscopy)

-general molecular biological methods, such as PCR, DNA/RNA isolation, SDS-page gels

-handling of mice

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

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

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-3373/2018
  • Jaakko Patrakka, Jaakko.Patrakka@ki.se
Union representative
  • Carina Eklund, OFR, carina.eklund@ki.se
  • Emilie Hultin, Annica Lindkvist, SACO, emilie.hultin@ki.se, annica.lindkvist@ki.se
  • Karin Olsson, SEKO, karin.olsson@ki.se
Published 13.Jun.2018
Last application date 03.Jul.2018 11:59 PM CET

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