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Analytical Chemist Position at Karolinska Institutet – May 2022


Karolinska Institutet invites applications for a skilled and motivated Analytical chemist with a university education or equivalent, at the Positron emission tomography (PET), Sweden – May 2022

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General Info

Position: Analytical Chemist
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Positron emission tomography (PET)

Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden


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Qualification Details

We are looking for a skilled and motivated analytical chemist with a university education or equivalent. Experience to work and to develop analytical methods with HPLC is a requirement. Experience in HPLC analysis of PET tracers labeled with 11C and 18F in accordance with GMP regulations is meritorious, as is solid knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques, such as HPLC, GC and Endosafe. You will mainly analyze PET tracers prior to being applied in different research projects. The research include both animal experiments and studies in humans. The work at the KI PET group is carried out in a closely collaborative environment involving professionals with multiple areas of expertise. The ability to collaborate and coordinate activities is therefore of great importance. In addition, you must have good knowledge of English in both speech and writing.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Your mission

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a non-invasive molecular imaging technique increasingly used in biomedical research and drug development. A fundamental pre-requisite for PET is the radioactive tracer molecule used in the PET measurement, which can be designed with exquisite specificity to open up opportunities for research into completely new aspects of human physiology in vivo. There is a large unmet need for new PET tracer molecules and your contributions are vital to assist the PET group at Karolinska Institutet in their development. The research group of Farde/Halldin is one of the world leading research group for the development of novel PET radioligands.One of the most important applications of PET is to study various diseases in psychiatry and neurology and to develop drugs in collaboration with pharma industry. You will join a highly engaged team focused on the development and production of tracers for both preclinical and clinical PET studies.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: STÖD 2-1664/2022

Application Procedure

Welcome to apply at the latest 12th of May.

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.

Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period.

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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.

Location: Solna

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Contact details

Union representative

  • Venus Azhary, OFR, 0707-124127
  • Arsalan Amir, SACO, 0704831165
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, [email protected]

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