Phd position in Reproductive Endocrinology and Metabolism

Phd position in Reproductive Endocrinology and Metabolism


Phd place in Reproductive Endocrinology and Metabolism

To be a doctoral scholar means to dedicate oneself to a analysis venture below supervision of skilled researchers and following a person research plan. For a doctoral diploma, the equal of 4 years of full-time doctoral schooling is required.

The analysis group

The Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Metabolism performs analysis with the intention to yield new key data on the pathophysiology of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affecting ~15% of ladies in reproductive age. PCOS is linked to a number of extreme well being penalties, together with reproductive, metabolic, and psychiatric issues. Regardless of detrimental impacts on ladies’s well being, the etiology and origin of PCOS has confirmed elusive. The analysis is translational, and we mix register-based, cross-sectional, and longitudinal medical research with totally different mice fashions. The group works in an inspiring and interactive analysis surroundings in Biomedicum at Campus Solna and has on-going collaborative tasks with nationwide and worldwide colleagues. To study extra in regards to the group, please go to our net web page:

The doctoral scholar venture and the duties of the doctoral scholar

The venture will examine human endometrium and adipose tissue cell-type particular inhabitants by single-cell gene expression and DNA methylation methods and doable tissue cross-talk. The venture additionally contains cell tradition in addition to in vivo mice work experiments.

The scholar is predicted to fulfil the course necessities of the doctoral program, take part in common group conferences, seminars, current at nationwide/worldwide conferences and participate in routine work inside the analysis crew. Most vital the coed is predicted to plan and drive the analysis tasks, carry out experiments, analyze and current outcomes.

What do we provide?

A inventive and galvanizing surroundings full of experience and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is among the world’s main medical universities. Our imaginative and prescient is to pursue the event of data about life and to advertise a greater well being for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct profitable medical analysis and maintain the most important vary of medical schooling in Sweden. As a doctoral scholar you might be supplied a person analysis venture, a well-educated supervisor, an enormous vary of elective programs and the chance to work in a number one analysis group. Karolinska Institutet collaborates with distinguished universities from all all over the world, which ensures alternatives for worldwide exchanges. You can be employed on a doctoral studentship which signifies that you obtain a contractual wage. Workers even have entry to our fashionable fitness center without cost and obtain reimbursements for medical care.

Eligibility necessities for doctoral schooling

With the intention to take part within the choice for a doctoral place, you have to meet the next common (A) and particular (B) eligibility necessities at newest by the applying deadline.

It’s your duty to certify eligibility by following the directions on the net web page Entry necessities (eligibility) for doctoral schooling.

A) Normal eligibility requirement

You meet the overall eligibility requirement for doctoral/third-cycle/PhD schooling in case you:

  1. have been awarded a second-cycle/superior/grasp qualification (i.e. grasp diploma), or
  2. have glad the necessities for programs comprising a minimum of 240 credit of which a minimum of 60 credit have been awarded within the superior/second-cycle/grasp stage, or
  3. have acquired considerably equal information in another manner in Sweden or overseas.*

Comply with the directions on the net web page Entry necessities (eligibility) for doctoral schooling.

*Should you declare equal information, observe the directions on the net web page Assessing equal information for common eligibility for doctoral schooling.

B) Particular eligibility requirement

You meet the particular eligibility requirement for doctoral/third-cycle/PhD schooling in case you:

– Present proficiency in English equal to the course English B/English 6 at Swedish higher secondary college.

Comply with the directions on the net web page English language necessities for doctoral schooling.

Verification of your paperwork Karolinska Institutet checks the authenticity of your paperwork. Karolinska Institutet reserves the best to revoke admission if supporting paperwork are found to be fraudulent. Submission of false paperwork is a violation of Swedish regulation and is taken into account grounds for authorized motion.

(A) and (B) can solely be licensed by the documentation requirement for doctoral schooling.

Abilities and private qualities

The candidate we’re on the lookout for is extremely motivated for a PhD venture that intention to research. Work can be carried out in vivo in mice and human and in remoted tissues.
For this venture it’s desired that the applicant has a background in related topic and has taken programs that embrace reproductive physiology and/or metabolic illness. Analysis expertise in fundamental laboratory methods, breading and animal dealing with (reproductive and metabolic testing), and single-cell RNA/methylation sequencing and computing expertise is required.
The candidate should be fluent in English and have glorious writing expertise. We’re on the lookout for a cooperative candidate who thrives working with others. The candidate will be part of an enthusiastic, collaborative, hardworking and dynamic crew.

Phrases and situations

The doctoral scholar can be employed on a doctoral studentship most 4 years full-time.

Utility course of

Submit your software and supporting paperwork by the Varbi recruitment system. Use the button within the prime proper nook and observe the directions. We choose that your software is written in English, however you may also apply in Swedish.

Your software should include the next paperwork:

– A private letter and a curriculum vitae
– Diploma tasks and former publications, if any
– Another documentation exhibiting the fascinating expertise and private qualities described above
– Paperwork certifying your common eligibility (see A above)
– Paperwork certifying your particular eligibility (see B above)


A variety can be made amongst eligible candidates on the idea of the flexibility to profit from doctoral schooling. The {qualifications} of the candidates can be evaluated on an general foundation.

Karolinska Institutet makes use of the next bases of evaluation:

– Documented topic information of relevance to the world of analysis
– Analytical ability
– Different documented information or expertise which may be related to doctoral research within the topic.

All candidates can be knowledgeable when the recruitment is accomplished.

Need to make a distinction? Be part of us and contribute to higher well being for all

Sort of employment PhD placement
Contract kind Full time
First day of employment Upon settlement
Wage Month-to-month wage
Variety of positions 1
Working hours 100
Metropolis Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Nation Sweden
Reference quantity STÖD 2-4292/2021
Contact Elisabet Stener-Victorin, professor,
Union consultant Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.seHelin Norberg, SACO, helin.norberg@ki.seNiklas Andersson, OFR,
Revealed 01.Oct.2021
Final software date 21.Oct.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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