Postdoctoral researcher in translational fertility preservation

Updated: about 2 months ago

Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

At our Laboratory of Translational Fertility Preservation at Karolinska Institute we aim to overcome infertility in young patients after cancer treatment. Our group conducts translational research in close collaboration with the clinicians of Karolinska University Hospital.

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Research team Kenny Rodriguez-Wallberg offers a creative and inspiring environment filled with expertise and curiosity. Our vision is to always stay at the frontier of oncofertility and to conduct world-class research. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's best medical universities. 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. More info about the research group can be found at our home page.

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The successful candidate should have a strong background in reproductive biology research, with several years of experience in the field of reproductive biology and relevant publications. The research work focuses on experimental research on fertility preservation and testicular toxicity induced by cancer treatment.  In vitro culture methods will be used. The work encompasses developing protocols for culture and to improve existing protocols aimed at increasing survival of testicular cells in experimental culture.

A broad hands-on experience in cell- and molecular methods, particularly with testis culture is important. Experience from working with mouse models is a plus as well as experience from handling relevant material from other species.

We are looking for a highly motivated person with strong interest in novel technologies.
We expect the candidate to be an independent worker but with very good collaboration skills.

The employment is a temporary position for the duration of 24 months. 

Other requirements
Fluency in English (oral and written) is a requirement.

Entry requirements
To be eligible for the position, you must have obtained a doctorate or a foreign degree deemed to be equivalent to a doctorate. 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) start date of the post-doctoral education.

Application process
An application must contain the following documents in English:
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.
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.

Location:
Karolinska Institutet, campus Flemmingsberg and Solna.


What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment with wide-ranging expertise and interests. 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. At KI, you get to meet researchers working with a wide range of specialisms and methods, giving you ample opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience with the various scientific fields within medicine and health. It is the crossover collaborations, which have pushed KI to where it is today, at the forefront of global research. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several benefits through our collective agreement.

Welcome to apply at the latest June the 14th.

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


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