Within our research group you will find a unique opportunity to work closely together with cutting edge researchers in the intersection between infectious diseases, bacteriology, antimicrobial therapy, antimicrobial immunity, and pathogenesis. We offer an engaging and international research environment where you may contribute to high quality research on an internationally competitive level.
Our research group has a strong focus on pathogenesis, immunity, and treatment in bacterial and viral infections. Of special interest is our interest in the interaction between microbiota and human disease including antimicrobial therapy. The experimental research of the present position is focused on in vitro and ex vivo evaluation of microbiota, therapeutic effects, and the impact of organ function. More details will be given in interview to selected applicants.
The successful applicant will perform his/her tasks in the experimental research group of Prof. Anders Sönnerborg. The main working tasks will be on evaluation of microbiota, their secreted products, and modulation by drug compounds. This includes extensive in vitro, and ex vivo experiments including both wet- and drylab. The applicant will perform their research within the framework of Prof. Anders Sönnerborg’s and Dr. Shilpa Ray´s projects and is also expected to give intellectual and administrative support to other members of the research group.
To be eligible for employment as a postdoctor a doctoral degree or a foreign degree deemed to be equivalent to a doctoral degree is required. This eligibility requirement must be fulfilled at the latest at the time of the employment decision. It is considered as an advantage if you have completed your doctoral degree within the last three years, if there are special reasons, your degree may have been completed earlier.
After an overall assessment of the expertise and merits of the applicants in relation to the subject area, Karolinska Institutet will determine which of them has the best potential to contribute to a positive development of the activities at KI.
It is particularly meritorious that the applicant has shown:
It is meritorious that the applicant has shown:
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. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. At KI, you get to meet researchers working with a wide range of specialisms and methods, giving you ample opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience with the various scientific fields within medicine and health. It is the crossover collaborations, which have pushed KI to where it is today, at the forefront of global research. Several of the people you meet in healthcare are educated at KI. A close relationship with the health care providers is important for creating groundbreaking top quality education and research. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several benefits through our collective agreement.
The Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH)
Infectious Diseases and Dermatology Unit
Choose to work at KI – Ten reasons why
An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:
Welcome to apply at the latest 2023-06-05.
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.
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