Research engineer / Project coordinator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 13 Jun 2021

The Department of Laboratory Medicine is one of Karolinska Institutet’s largest departments with 7 research divisions including the Division for Biomolecular and Cellular Medicine (BCM) where the project will be carried out. The laboratory used by the Stephan Mielke research group is located in the new research facility ANA Futura, which provides all the equipment and infrastructure needed for cellular and molecular biology research.

The Division of Biomolecular and Cellular Medicine (BCM)
BCM consists of several research groups and core facilities. Activities are translational in nature and include fundamental molecular cell biology studies, pre-clinical testing of therapy/ diagnostic agents and related activities, certified production of cell products for clinical use, phenotypical analysis of cells and tissues as well as clinical studies of patients treated with cell therapy agents.

Professor Stephan Mielke’s research group works on cancer immunotherapy.

Duties and qualifications
The applicant should have a Master’s degree in the field of engineering, preferably in pharmaceutical engineering. The applicant should have a solid background in molecular biology or biotechnology. A broader experience with ATMPs including CAR-T cells is considered an advantage.

The applicant will work in the research laboratory in close contact with the Karolinska University Hospital, the GMP facility and the preGMP facility. Therefore practical lab experience, preferably with cellular immunotherapy, is appreciated.

The position encompasses a part-time employment as a project coordinator for SWECARNET, Sweden’s CAR-T cell competence network. SWECARNET has created a platform and network for the clinical use of CAR-T cells in Sweden with the aim to improve CAR-T cell therapies across the country. As a project coordinator the main tasks are to plan, coordinate and execute projects related to SWECARNET such as training days and meetings. Furthermore, it is important that you have good communicating skills and previous experience of project management.

In addition, excellent proficiency in both spoken and written Swedish and English is highly desired. We are looking for an energetic and passionate person who fits in and actively contributes to our team.

Location and Links
KI South Campus, Flemingsberg
Read about the Department of Laboratory Medicine
Read about the Division of Biomolecular and Cellular Medicine
Read about the Stephan Mielke Research Group
Read about SWECARNET

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

  • A personal letter and curriculum vitae
  • A copy of a degree certificate and associated certificates
  • A copy of a degree project and any previous publications

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

What do we offer?
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 better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.

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