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Postdoctoral research fellow – Cancer Therapy

Published: 2018-03-08

Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Division of Genome Biology

The “Cancer Therapy” group at the Karolinska Institutet – SciLifeLab, led by Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo is now looking for one postdoctoral scientist to join the group. Based on our prior experience, our research focuses on phenotypic screenings aiming to find genes or chemicals that can be of help in fighting against age-related diseases currently lacking a cure. For further information visit


We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a recent Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or other relevant fields, with strong molecular biology skills. Experience in high-throughput imaging and screenings is not mandatory but would be a plus. Complete fluency in both written and spoken English is a request. The candidate’s communication and personal skills will be highly valued.


Entry requirements
A person is eligible for a position as Postdoctoral Researcher if he or she has obtained a PhD no more than seven years before the last date of employment as postdoc.


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

  1. A Curriculum Vitae (including date of the thesis defence).
  2. A complete list of Publications.
  3. A Motivation Letter
  4. Contact of 3 scientists that could provide reference letters.

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

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
Reference number 2-1327/2018
  • Per Moberg / head of division , +46 8 524 812 66
Last application date 15.May.2018 11:59 PM CET