Postdoctoral Researcher in Cancer Therapy, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Cancer Therapy: The “Cancer Therapy” group at the Karolinska Institutet – SciLifeLab, led by Prof. Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo, is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with expertise in cell and molecular biology. The successful candidate will join an international team focused on discovering new medicines to treat cancer and other age-related diseases. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and collaborate with leading research groups both nationally and internationally.

Postdoctoral Researcher in Cancer Therapy (Scholarship)

Job Summary Table

TitlePostdoctoral Researcher in Cancer Therapy (Scholarship)
DesignationPostdoctoral Researcher
Research AreaCancer Therapy
LocationSciLifeLab Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Eligibility/QualificationRecent Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or similar
Job DescriptionConducting genetic and chemical screens, training junior group members, independent research
How to ApplySubmit application on Varbi recruitment system
Last Date for ApplyJune 30, 2024, 11:59 PM CEST


Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area

Cancer Therapy


SciLifeLab Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


  • Recent Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field.
  • Background in senescence, cell cycle, DNA damage signaling, or neurodegeneration is a merit.
  • Strong motivation and the ability to independently drive scientific research projects.
  • Experience in cell-based phenotypic screens and training junior members is preferred.
  • Excellent scientific merit as demonstrated by publications, experience, and other relevant research merits.
  • Eligibility for postdoctoral scholarships, established for foreign researchers in Sweden.
  • Doctorate degree obtained within four years prior to the application or completed before the start date.

Job Description

The selected postdoctoral scientist will:

  • Conduct high-content imaging and genetic and chemical screens to discover new therapeutic strategies.
  • Independently drive research projects using cell and molecular biology techniques.
  • Train and support junior group members.
  • Contribute to the group’s scientific output through writing and presenting research findings.

How to Apply

An application must include the following documents in English or Swedish:

  • Complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defense, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic distinctions, and committee work.
  • Complete list of publications.
  • Summary of current work (no more than one page).

Submit the application via the Varbi recruitment system.

Last Date for Apply

June 30, 2024, 11:59 PM CEST

For further information, visit: Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo Group

First day of employment: Upon agreement

Salary: Scholarship

Reference number: STÖD 2-2325/2024



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