Postdoctoral Position in Periodontal Pathogenesis at Karolinska Institute in Sweden, 2017

  • Karolinska Institute
  • Post Doctorate
  • Molecular Biology, Dental Studies, Microbiology
  • International Students
  • Sweden
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Scholarship Description:

Postdoctoral Position in Periodontal Pathogenesis at Karolinska Institute in Sweden, 2017 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Post Doctorate level programm(s) in the field of Molecular Biology, Dental Studies, Microbiology taught at Karolinska Institute . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Scholarship Description: Karolinska Institute is delighted to offer a Postdoctoral position in periodontal pathogenesis (scholarship) to study in Sweden. International applicants are eligible to apply for this position.

About University: Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities with the vision to make a decisive contribution to improving human health. In Sweden, Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of the medical academic research and has the largest collection of medical education. Every year, the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute nominates recipients of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded in periodontal pathogenesis. This postdoctoral position is available from Fall 2017 in the research group of Prof. Nagihan Bostanci, at the newly formed Division of Oral Diseases, Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet. The postdoctoral scientist who will fulfil this position is expected to be independent, with a strong background in host-biofilm interaction modelling and application of quantitative proteomics, to carry out a research project focused on the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. This interdisciplinary project requires knowledge and skills in cell biology, microbiology, molecular biology and high-throughput omic technologies.

Number of Scholarships: One scholarship available.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

The applicant must hold a doctoral degree or a foreign qualification equivalent to a doctorate. A Ph.D. in biological/natural sciences is required, preferably on related to the study of oral/periodontal diseases. Experience in organotypic tissue cultures, biofilm models and quantitative proteomics is a strong merit. The successful candidate should demonstrate competence and independence in performing laboratory work, be highly motivated and exhibit strong organisational, writing, and communication skills.

Entry requirements
Scholarships for carrying out postdoctoral research may be granted to persons living in other countries who come to Sweden with the intention of only staying in Sweden for all or part of their postdoctoral education at KI. Persons who are resident in Sweden and/or have carried out all or part of their academic education at KI or some other educational institution in Sweden cannot be considered for scholarships from KI. The head of the department determines whether their previous training and scholarly qualifications correspond to a Swedish PhD or higher.

Eligible Nationalities: International applicants are eligible to apply for this position.


Application Procedure: An application must contain the following documents in English:

Curriculum vitae and qualifications – a complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defense, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current positions, distinctions, student supervision and committee work. A complete list of publications A motivation letter Contact information of three references, recommendation letters also welcome.A summary of current work (no more than one page) Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances Verification from the thesis defence committee or the equivalent (only if the thesis defence is scheduled within three months after the application deadline).

The application is to be submitted to the MyNetwork recruitment system

Deadline: Application deadline is September 11, 2017.

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Degree Level:

Postdoctoral Position in Periodontal Pathogenesis at Karolinska Institute in Sweden, 2017 is available to undertake Post Doctorate level programs at Karolinska Institute.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Molecular Biology
  • Dental Studies
  • Microbiology

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