Karolinska Institutet

Research assistant biobanking rheumatology (Substitute employment)

2024-08-18 (Europe/Stockholm)
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Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

For biomedical research, we have sample collections in the division of rheumatology where patient samples are stored and handled daily. Large parts of our research depend on the sample collection being well structured and correctly documented. With us, you will learn how this is done.

Your mission

Your role will be to assist us in our work to build and maintain our sample collections. The work involves collecting patient samples from the clinic, freezing them and entering information into the data bank. You will work together with an experienced BMA with extensive knowledge of our large sample collection. You will also have close contact with researchers from all corners of the world.

Your profile

We require that you have worked in a laboratory before, that you are willing to handle blood samples and that you can speak and write both Swedish and English. Previous experience of working with medical sample collections, as well as using FileMaker Pro and Excel is advantageous. If you are qualified Biomedical analyst, that is also meritorious.

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. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several good benefits through our collective agreement. And you get to practice freely in our modern wellness facilities, where trained staff are on site.


The position is located within the Department of Medicine, Solna. The department consists of eleven divisions and each division consists of several research groups. The position is located within the biobank management, which is a central service function at the division of rheumatology. Today we have two full-time employees and we are located in the Center for Molecular Medicine, at KI Solna.

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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. 

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment: Temporary position
Contract type: Full time
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Full-time equivalent: 100 %
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: STÖD 2-2842/2024
  1. Louise Berg, louise.berg@ki.se
Union representative:
  1. Afsar Rahbar OFR, Afsar.Rahbar@ki.se
  2. Louisa Cheung, SACO, Louisa.Cheung@ki.se
  3. Farzad Hedayaty, SACO-s, farzad.hedayaty@ki.se
Published: 2024-07-02
Last application date: 2024-08-18

Job details

Research assistant biobanking rheumatology (Substitute employment)
Nobels väg 6 Stockholm, Sweden
Application deadline
2024-08-18 23:59 (Europe/Stockholm)
2024-08-18 23:59 (CET)
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