Senior Lab Manager in Cellular Immunology and Rheumatology

Stockholm, Sweden
31 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Institutionen för medicin, Solna, Avdelningen för reumatologi

The Department of Medicine, Solna, is one of the largest departments at Karolinska Institutet. The department consists of several units that are separated into different research groups. The core activities of the department are research, doctoral education and undergraduate education for medical and biomedical students. The research has three main profiles: allergy, cardiovascular medicine and inflammatory diseases.


At the Rheumatology Division at the department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, there is a need for a qualified cellular immunologist who will be able to manage a project on immune-regulation and immune tolerance development in rheumatic disease, and in particular in arthritis.


The task includes the development of systems in human for immune-surveillance of antigen-specific B and T cells in patients with rheumatic diseases as well as work on tolerance therapies in rodents.

Entry requirements

The successful candidate should have a PhD in a relevant field of medicine,  have a good knowledge of immunology and of B and T cell work, and should also have experience of work with immunotherapies in humans or in rodents. Previous work in laboratories outside Sweden is a strong merit for this position, in particular if this work has involved studies in cellular immunology and mucosal immunology as well as immune tolerance studies.

The candidate should have a good knowledge of genetics and of immune reactions of interest for the initiation, disease course and therapies of arthritis. The candidate should also have a documented ability to produce and publish science in English.

Application process

The application is to be submitted in Varbi recruitment system.

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Its vision is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health. Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of all academic medical research conducted in Sweden and offers the country’s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet selects the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2018-12-01
Salary Månadslön
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5933/2018
Contact Lars Klareskog Professor,
Union representative Biborka Bereczky Veress SACO, / +46 8811677
Published 30.Oct.2018
Last application date 13.Nov.2018 11:59 PM CET