Research Coordinator

Solna, Sweden
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Institutionen för medicin, Solna, Avdelningen för dermatologi och venereologi

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.


The Dermatology and Venereology division is a part of Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Insitutet The research group is located at the Centre of Molecular Medicine (CMM; The research is performed in an interdisciplinary setting with strong collaboration with clinical departments and other national and international research groups. The group has several years of experience in non-coding research with well-established methodologies for studying the expression and function of regulatory RNAs in skin diseases.


We are looking for a highly motivated person with strong competence in running projects independently but also having good abilities for team work and cooperation. The applicant will be responsible for coordinating research activities of several groups within the Dermatolgoy division, for planning and performing in vitro and in vivo experiments with cell lines and primary cells and supervising students. The research project is focused on in vitro and in vivo studies to analyze function and regulation of non-coding RNAs in the context of skin biology.

Entry requirements

The application is open for a highly motivated scientist with a strong background and proven expertise in skin cancer models and non-coding RNA research. Applicant should have a PhD degree within the area of biomedical research and have strong interest in medical and biological problems.

The applicant must have documented previous experience with research coordination and supervision of team members.

Hands-on experience with disease models of inflammation, competence in molecular biology and immunology techniques is an advantage. Experience in supervising students and working with method development are meritorious.

The applicant should demonstrate ability to manage simultaneous projects and to interact well with others in the research group.

Application process

The application is to be submitted in Varbi recruitment system.

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

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-6681/2018


Enikö Sonkoly,

Union representative

Niklas Andersson, OFR,
Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75 ,

Published 28.Nov.2018
Last application date 09.Dec.2018 11:59 PM CET