Research Assistant in liquid biopsy development

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Jun 2024

23 May 2024
Job Information

Karolinska Institutet (KI)
Research Field

Medical sciences
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

18 Jun 2024 - 21:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Not Applicable
Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

The Department of Laboratory Medicine consists of seven departments within which both research and teaching are conducted. The department is involved in advanced research in both basic and applied research. All departments work in close contact with clinics at Karolinska University Hospital. The department's educational activities contribute to most programs and courses within KI's total educational offerings.

The Division of Biomolecular and Cellular Medicine is focused on the use of modified biomolecules, cells and cell products as novel therapeutic agents and the identification and study of suitable biomolecular and cellular targets for therapy and diagnosis.

Currently, Team Daniel Hagey is looking for a Research Assistant for fixed-term position for 12 months (full-time).

Your mission

We are looking for an ambitious researcher to develop methods to isolate extracellular vesicles from body fluids, as well as analytical methods to identify the molecular signatures of diseases they carry. The work will involve laboratory work including cell culture, handling of blood and biofluids, and various techniques in molecular biology.

Your profile

To be considered for this position, you should:

  • Have completed a bachelor's degree in biology or have basic medical training
  • Have laboratory experience in molecular biology and human biofluid samples
  • Have experience in computer science working in the command line and R/Python
  • Have the ability to understand and communicate in English in order to work independently

As a person, we look for you to be motivated and team-oriented. In this recruitment we place great importance on personal qualities.

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. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several good benefits through our collective agreement. And you get to practice freely in our modern wellness facilities, where trained staff are on site.

Location: Flemingsberg, Huddinge


Welcome to apply at the latest 18 June.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form. 

Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period. This position is intended to begin in August, so interviews may be initiated as soon as applications are received.

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

Research Field
Medical sciences
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Research Field
Medical sciences
Years of Research Experience
1 - 4

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
Karolinska Institutet (KI)

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