Karolinska Institutet,

The Department of Dental Medicine at Campus Flemingsberg focuses on the education of dentists and
dental hygienists. In addition, we perform research, dental specialization training and provide patient
care by specialist dentists.
Karolinska Institutet and the rest of Scandinavia have been world leaders in dentistry for decades.

Division of Oral Diseases, Section of Periodontology and Dental Prophylaxis, research group of Prof. Nagihan Bostanci and Prof. Timo Sorsa works with research and education within medical and dental sciences including microbial pathogenesis, cell- and molecular biology, immunology, infection biology, cancer, and inflammation.  

This postdoctoral position is available from Fall 2018 in the research group of Prof. Nagihan Bostanci and Prof. Timo Sorsa. The postdoctoral scientist who will fulfil this position is expected to be independent, with a strong background in immunology and microbiology with a focus towards the development and application of multiplex immunoassays and carry out a research project focused on molecular diagnostics of periodontal diseases.  

Entry requirements
The applicant must hold a doctoral degree or a foreign qualification equivalent to a doctorate.The position requires a PhD degree in the field of Microbiology or Infection Biology and early postdoctoral experience. This interdisciplinary project requires a proven track record in the development and application of multiplex immunoassays and experience in culturing eukaryotic cells and bacteria. Acquired knowledge in infectious and inflammatory diseases and good understanding of periodontal pathobiology is highly preferred. Experience with undergraduate and postgraduate research student supervision is strong merit.

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

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

  1. A complete list of publications
  2. A summary of current work (no more than one page)
  3. Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-3141/2018
  • Nagihan Bostanci, Professor, 08-524 880 21
  • Georgios Belibasakis, Head of division, 08-524 880 02
  • Charlotte Wikhagen, Human Resource Officer, 08-524 880 46
Union representative
  • Nikolaos Christidis,SACO, 070-037 49 67
  • Marianne Johansson, OFR, 08-524 881 11
Published 01.Jun.2018
Last application date 22.Jun.2018 11:59 PM CET

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