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Karolinska – (scholarship)Postdoctoral studies in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics – Sweden 2022

Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden

Applied Immunology and Immunotherapy group, Center for Molecular Medicine offers Postdoctoral studies in Computational Biology (scholarship) – Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden 2022

 

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
Fellowship/Scholarship: Karolinska Institutet Scholarships
No. of Positions: 1
Eligibility (Gender):
Eligibile Nationals: All Nationals
Research Field: , , ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: -

Workplace:
Applied Immunology & Immunotherapy group
Center for Molecular Medicine,
Karolinska Institute (KI)
Stockholm, Sweden

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Qualification Details

Scholarships for postdoctoral qualification can be established for foreign researchers who place their qualifications in Sweden. The purpose of scholarships for postdoctoral qualification is to promote internationalization and contribute to research qualification after a doctorate or equivalent.

A scholarship for carrying out postdoctoral research can be granted for a maximum of two years within a four year period following the receipt of a doctoral degree or equivalent.To be eligible for a postdoctoral scholarship, the person must have obtained a doctorate or a foreign degree deemed to be equivalent to a doctorate. Applicants who have not completed a doctorate at the end of the application period may also apply, provided that all requirements for a completed degree are met before the (intended) start date of the post doctoral education.

The head of the department determines whether their previous training and scholarly qualifications correspond to a Swedish doctorate or higher.

Responsibilities/Job Description

We are looking for a candidate who has a PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, data analysis or similar field. The candidate is highly motivated and independent with experience in next-generation sequencing data analysis, computational genomics, medical statistics, computational biology and/or imaging analysis. The project combines single-cell, multi-omics data with large scale human genetics to investigate the cellular origin of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Alzheimers’ disease (AD). The postdoc candidate will cooperate closely with researchers in the team as well as with our collaborators and participate in projects that involves data analysis, visualization, and development of new computational methods for processing and analysis of large-scale omics data. We welcome applications from candidates with pure computational background and those combining experimental and theoretical approaches.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: STÖD 2-5753/2021
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

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

  • A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  • A complete list of publications
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page)

The application is to be submitted on the Varbi recruitment system.

About the Karolinska Institutet Scholarships

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About the Department

The successful candidate will join in the Applied Immunology & Immunotherapy group with dr. Sebastian Lewandowski.

The team is part of the Karolinska Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis (KNIMS) network which gathers around 40 researchers working on different aspects of the pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other neurodegenerative diseases, including genetics, epidemiology, immunology and epigenetics, with excellent clinical cohorts and experimental models. The Applied Immunology & Immunotherapy group is physically located at the Center for Molecular Medicine, a translational medical center with ~500 researchers working on complex diseases, and with extensive national and international collaborations. The Applied Immunology & Immunotherapy group studies why chronic neurodegenerative diseases occur, and then devise ways to prevent or treat them, applying a range of molecular immunological techniques, experimental models and patient cohorts.

About the Employer: Karolinska Institute (KI)

Note or Other details

Type of scholarship

The amount is tax free and it is set for twelve months at a time, paid out on a six months basis. In exceptional cases, shorter periods may be acceptable.


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