Postdoctoral Researcher in Dermato-immunology

Karolinska Institute Department of Medicine


Postdoctoral Researcher in Dermato-immunology

Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

We are looking for a candidate from the field biology or biotechnology who wish to come and support our team.

Your mission

The postdoctoral researcher will be involved in projects requiring broad methodological skills – e.g. cell culture experiments including three dimensional skin equivalents, isolation and culture of T cells from lesional skin, CRISPR/Cas modification of primary human cells, neutrophil granulocyte migration and stimulation experiments; RNAsequencing, spatial and single cell sequencing; Real-time PCR, flow cytometry including sorting; immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy; murine experiments including assessment of murine skin. Statistical analysis and discussion with bioinformaticians. Assist in grant and application writing.

Your profile

Previous experience in the above mentioned methods is desirable. Bio-computational experience would upvalue the candidate for this position.

Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence. Applicants who have not completed a doctorate at the end of the application period may also apply, provided that all requirements for a completed degree are met before the (intended) date of employment. This must be substantiated by the applicant's main supervisor, director or equivalent.

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles to several benefits such as extended holiday and generous occupational pension. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.


The position is located within the Department of Medicine, Solna. The department consists of twelve divisions and each division consists of several research groups. The position is located within the dermatology division and Dr Kilian Eyerich group. The group is interested in interaction of lymphocytes and epithelial cells in inflammatory skin diseases. In particular, there are three foci: reclassifying inflammatory skin diseases based on pathogenesis, molecular diagnostics of inflammatory skin diseases, and studying early events of inflammatory skin diseases.


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

  • A complete resumé, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  • A complete list of publications
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page)

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

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-2212/2020
Kilian Eyerich,
Union representative
Bruna Gigante, SACO,
Louisa Cheung, SACO,
Afsar Rahbar OFR,
Published 27.May.2020
Last application date 24.Jun.2020 11:59 PM CET

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