Job ID: 6059

Post-doctoral position in Stockholm/Sweden

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 30 March 2021

City: Stockholm

Country: Sweden

Institution: Karolinska Institutet



A postdoc scholarship in stroke research in diabetes is available at the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

We aim to uncover the pathophysiological mechanisms behind why diabetic people present decreased stroke outcome.

We search for a candidate with PhD in neuroscience and experience with stroke research. Metabolic/Diabetes background is a strong plus.

The scholarship is awarded to individuals who come from other countries with the intention of remaining in Sweden only while obtaining part of their education. The scholarship is paid for 12 months at a time, paid monthly and is exempted from Swedish income tax. This educational scholarship can be paid for a maximum of two years.

Application should include the following documents in English: A short cover letter describing your interest in the position (max 1 page), curriculum vitae (max 1 page excluding Publications), date of PhD exam, name of current supervisor and 1-3 signed recommendation letters or contact addresses.

The requirements for the position are here below: pls do not send your application if you do not match the majority of these requirements since we only consider those applications with a stringent match.

1) Stroke research experience documented by one/more publications.
2) Immunohistochemistry expertise in the injured rodent brain.
3) Behavioural tests (sensorimotor and/or cognitive).
4) WB methods from brain tissue.
5) Expertise in neuroinflammation or neuroplasticity recovery mechanisms and/or vascular dysfunction or diabetes research are strong plus.

The candidate should have highly developed skills in English both oral and written.

Questions before applying:
Do I have:
1) A PhD in neuroscience?
2) Expertise with the rodent injured brain, e.g. after stroke or TBI?
3) Documented expertise with immunohistochemistry in the injured brain?
4) A certificate to work with animals that is valid within EU?


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