Laboratory Coordinator- Production of bioengineering of extracellular vesicles for biomedical applications

Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-08-27
Institution: Karolinska Institutet
Term: Permanent (after trial)
Keyword Names: Academic/Research
Address
Line 1: Karolinska Institutet
City: Huddinge
Country: Sweden

Job Description

Laboratory Coordinator- Production of bioengineering of extracellular vesicles for biomedical applications

Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden

Karolinska Institutet

Institutionen för laboratoriemedicin består av sex avdelningar inom vilka det bedrivs både forskning och undervisning. Institutionen är involverad i avancerad forskning inom såväl grundforskning som tillämpad forskning. Samtliga avdelningar bedriver verksamhet i nära kontakt med kliniker vid Karolinska universitetssjukhuset. Institutionens utbildningsverksamhet bidrar till flertalet program och kurser inom KI:s totala utbildningsutbud.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine consists of 6 divisions and is active in many areas of Laboratory Medicine. The department is involved in advanced basic scientific, clinical and epidemiological research. The department is one of the largest departments of education at Karolinska Institutet.

Duties

The applicant will assist in the work on developing bioengineered extracellular vesicles (EVs) for delivery of RNA- and protein-based therapeutics. We are looking for a highly-organized analytical team player with a high sense of responsibility and proper documentation practices. We believe you to be a structured person with attention to detail and ability to both identify and solve problems as they come up. Therefore, we are looking for someone with a can-do attitude and openness to taking on new responsibilities. Important will be to execute on tasks that facilitate keeping the order in the lab and documentation of various processes.

Key requirements and qualifications

  • The applicant should be a scientist with completed postdoctoral stints with a solid background in basic molecular biology and immunology
  • Practical lab experience is essential, especially in the following areas: cloning, expression and purification of recombinant proteins, fluorescent/confocal microscopy (ICC and IHC), protein analysis (Western blot, ELISA and IP), flow cytometry, cell culture work (knock-in and –out, establishing cell lines and cell assays), purification and quantification of extracellular vesicles
  • The applicant must also have extensive experience from work with EVs and phenotyping by flow cytometry.

Fluent Swedish and English, in both speech and writing, fundamental knowledge of information research, good communication skills and ability to perform different tasks in quick succession.