Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Molekylär Neurobiologi

Applications are invited for a postdoc position in Enteric Neurobiology in Senior Researcher Ulrika Marklund’s group at the division of Molecular Neurobiology.

The Division of Molecular Neurobiology is part of the Department for Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics and conducts research in neurobiology, developmental biology, cancer and stem cell biology. The Department resides in a new research building for Biomedical Research, Biomedicum, providing modern technological platforms and an open environment for interactions across departments and disciplines.

Research group and project
A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Ulrika Marklund. The research group studies the function and development of the enteric neurons of the gut, using a wide range of transcriptomic, cellular and genetic methodologies. The postdoctoral project represents a new exploration of the lab, and focuses on neuroimmune interactions within the gut.

The postdoctoral fellow is expected to play a leading role in experimental design, experimentation, analysis, and the presentation/publication of results.

Scholarships for postdoctoral qualification can be established for foreign researchers who place their qualifications in Sweden. The purpose of scholarships for postdoctoral qualification is to promote internationalization and contribute to research qualification after a doctorate or equivalent. A scholarship for carrying out postdoctoral research can be granted for a maximum of two years within a four year period following the receipt of a doctoral degree or equivalent.

To be eligible for a postdoctoral scholarship, the person must have obtained a doctorate or a foreign degree deemed to be equivalent to a doctorate. The head of the department determines whether their previous training and scholarly qualifications correspond to a Swedish doctorate or higher.

To qualify, the applicant must hold a doctor’s degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a doctorate in the field of immunology. Documented experience in flow cytometry, virus preparation, immune cell isolation, imaging, and gene-editing is particularly meritorious. The applicant needs to have a high degree of independence, motivation and interpersonal skills. A person is eligible for the postdoc position if he or she has obtained a PhD no more than one year before the last date of this application call. Duties to be taken on as soon as possible. Fluency in English is a requirement.

Type of scholarship
Curriculum vitae and qualifications, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet’s qualifications portfolio (http://ki.se/meritportfolj)

  • A complete list of publications
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page) 

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

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-6365/2018
Union representative
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75 , biborka.bveress@ki.se
  • Anne Edgren, OFR/S, P, O, 08-524 87570
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 05.Nov.2018
Last application date 15.Nov.2018 11:59 PM CET

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