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Postdoctoral Researcher in stem cell based regenerative medicine

Karolinska Institutet (KI)

Huddinge, Sweden

The Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC) operates mainly at The Flemingsberg Campus in connection to Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge. The Department also operates at Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and Solna Campus. There are 14 Divisions and 1 Section at CLINTEC. The activities include clinical research, education and development.

We work in an international and multicultural environment with undergraduates, graduate students, exchange students in the ERASMUS program, postdoctoral researchers, educators and scientists at Karolinska Institutet and organizations with a common vision of excellence in research, education and development. CLINTEC has about 180 employees, about 200 graduate students and 400 affiliated scientists and educators.

At the division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology The Lanner laboratory is working towards novel treatments of Age-related macular degeneration and diabetes through the use of human embryonic stem cells. The laboratory is working in the interface of regenerative stem cell based medicine, transplantation technology and advanced material biology with close collaboration with clinical and industrial partners. With industrial support from Spiber Technologies AB we will now recruit a Postdoctoral fellow to work within our efforts to treat Diabetes using differentiated embryonic stem cells.

As a Postdoctoral fellow in the Lanner Lab you will work to set up robust differentiation protocols towards pancreatic islets and beta cells for transplantation in our preclinical animal model with clear focus towards clinical translation. You will also participate in GMP production of pluripotent stem cells and differentiated celltypes.

Entry requirements
Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence.
The applicant should preferably have experience in research concerning regenerative, stem cell and/or developmental biology with experience in stem cell cultures and preferably in pancreatic differentiations.

Selection criteria
In the selection we will put focus on subject specific knowledge within stem cell based regenerative medicine, developmental biology and/or cell production as well as general scientific achievements.

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

  1. 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
  2. A complete list of publications
  3. A summary of current work (no more than one page)
  4. Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances

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

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Its vision is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health. Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of all academic medical research conducted in Sweden and offers the country’s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet selects the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.
Pursuant to the regulations of the Swedish National Archives, applications are kept on file for two years after the appointment has gained legal force. The regulations do not apply to attachments that have been printed or otherwise published.
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Quote Reference: Karolinska Institute-Karolinska-Institute-2-2925/2018