Senior Lab Manager

Updated: about 1 month ago

Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

A Senior Lab Manager position is available in the 3D-EM facility at the Karolinska Institutet, one of the world’s leading biomedical research institutes. The facility is located in newly built premises, specifically designed for high-end electron (cryo) microscopy. The facility currently features a Krios G3i with a Bioquantum K3, an Aquilos 2 cryo-FIB-SEM, a Leica SP8 cryo-confocal, a Talos 120C G2 and a range of sample-preparation equipment. All electron microscopes in the facility are controlled remotely and there are two specially built rooms with 10% relative humidity for cryo work. The position is initially for 13 months, with the possibility to be extended up to a total of two years.

Your mission

Further develop the facility workflow for cryo-CLEM from cells to tomogram segmentation
• Help and train users primarily from the Karolinska Institutet in the usage of the microscopes (Krios, Talos and Aquilos2) in the facility
• Oversee purchase, disposal, and maintenance of facility equipment, reagents and chemicals

Your profile

We are seeking a Facility Manager with extensive experience in high-end transmission electron microscopy. Previous extensive experience with 300 kV Krios systems (more than 2 years’ experience) is a requirement for the position. Furthermore, a strong and solid background in material-science electron microscopy is regarded as an advantage in the evaluation. PhD is required and also high-proficiency (native/fluent) in English.

As a Facility Manager in the KI 3D-EM facility you will work close to the other facility manager(s) and director and take shared responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the facility. 

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.

Location: Solna


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. 

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