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Postdoctoral Researcher in Neuroscience, Neural Mechanisms of Motor Control, Oct 2021

Karolinska Institute (KI)


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Karolinska Institute invites applications for a Postdoctoral researcher position in Neuroscience, neural mechanisms of motor control at the Laboratory of Postural Control in the Department of Neuroscience, Sweden – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher Job
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: October 31, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Deliagina Laboratory
Karolinska Institute
Karolinska Institute (KI)

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Qualification Details

We are looking for candidates with experience in:

  • behavioral experiments (behavior of unrestrained animals, training of animals to execute specific behaviors on experimental setups),
  • electrophysiological techniques (extracellular recording of individual neurons and EMGs during motor behavior),
  • surgery (dissection for acute experiments and surgery for chronic experiments),
  • stereotaxic injections,
  • histochemistry.

The candidate should have:

  • a PhD degree in Neuroscience,
  • the ability to work both independently and within a team,
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Responsibilities/Job Description

A postdoctoral research position is available in the Laboratory of Postural Control in the Department of Neuroscience at the Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden), lead by professor Tatiana Deliagina. We are studying organization and operation of neuronal networks underlying control of posture and balance, as well as distortions in operation of these networks caused by different types of spinal cord injury. Our research utilizes mammalian animal models.

How to Apply?

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Reference Number: STÖD 2-4115/2021
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

An employment application must contain the following documents in English:

  • A complete resumé, 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)

Furthermore, the applicant should as well provide names and e-mails of three referees whom can provide recommendations.

Welcome to apply at the latest October 31st, 2021.

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

About Deliagina Laboratory

The general goal of our research is to under­stand the organization and operation of neuronal networks responsible for maintenance of basic body posture, as well as their damage caused by spinal cord injury (SCI).

For more information, please visit Deliagina Laboratory | Karolinska Institutet (

About the Employer: Karolinska Institute (KI)


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 better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Solna

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Contact details

  • Tatiana Deliagina, professor,

Union representative

  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37,
  • Björn Meister, SACO,

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