Postdoc in Bioengineering – Karolinska Institutet


The research group of Ana Teixeira at Karolinska Institutet is looking to hire an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to join a project that aims to investigate mechanisms of communication between metabolic tissues. In particular, the work involves the development and application of micro- and nanotechnologies to investigate the roles of communication between tissues mediated by soluble factors.

Karolinska Institutet


To qualify the applicant must hold a doctor´s degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a doctorate degree. The candidate must have at least one first author paper in a high quality international peer-reviewed journal. A strong drive to excel is essential. Applications are welcome from candidates with a background in engineering, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, biomedicine, bioengineering or related fields. Expertise in microfluidics is a requirement.

Entry requirements

Scholarships to pursue postdoctoral studies may be awarded to individuals who come from other countries with the intention of remaining in Sweden only while obtaining all or part of their education. The head of the department determines whether their previous training and scholarly qualifications correspond to a Swedish PhD or higher. Having received a salary or other remuneration from Karolinska Institutet during the past two years may be disqualifying. One requirement for receiving a scholarship for postdoctoral studies is central registration as a postdoc. Type of scholarship: 
Karolinska Institutet awards scholarships to pursue postdoctoral studies. This educational scholarship, which is paid for a maximum of two years within five years after the receipt of a PhD or the equivalent, is tax-exempt. There is a possibility of extension of the position with taxable salary from year 3.

Application process

Applications should be sent to: [email protected]

Applications should contain the following documents:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. A complete list of publications
3. Letter of intent

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world´s leading medical universities. Its mission is to contribute to the improvement of human health through research and education. Karolinska Institutet accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden and offers the country´s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has selected 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.

Karolinska Institutet strives to provide a workplace that has approximately the same number of women and men, is free of discrimination and offers equal opportunity to everyone.

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