School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health at KTH

Job description

The Division of Affinity Proteomics | KTH at the Department of Protein Science at SciLifeLab is recruiting three postdocs to work on various aspects of affinity proteomics for multiplex protein and antibody profiling of human body fluids. All three projects combine an experimental array-based setup to generate large amounts of complex data, which subsequently is followed by extensive and advanced data analysis. The work will be performed in a highly collaborative environment together with colleagues within the group as well as external collaborations.

Postdoc I:     
Profiling of proteins in plasma and CSF with focus on ALS patient survival and disease progression. (PI Anna Månberg).

Postdoc II:    
Analysis of autoantibody repertoires in autoimmune diseases with a focus on vasculitis and systemic sclerosis. (PI Elisa Pin).

Postdoc III:  
Development of a multi-disease serology capability for high-throughput surveillance of serostatus within respiratory and infectious diseases. (PI Peter Nilsson).

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Professional development through involvement in multiple ongoing research projects, supervising of students, attending conferences and external collaborations
  • The possibility to pursue creative research ideas towards achieving the overall goals
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

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  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree. This eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made.
  • As a person you are strongly motivated and able to work both independently and collaboratively with well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You have a background of experimental and/or advanced data analysis within life science, supported by a publication record 
  • You show awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality 
  • For the position, it is required that you have very good oral and written communication skills in English in your daily work.

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline
  • Extensive experience within the proteomics field with emphasis on data analysis
  • The ability to represent the research group at international conferences and workshops
  • Pedagogical knowledge and thorough teaching experience

Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

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To apply for the position

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply for this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

The application must include:

  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.
  • Brief account of why you want to conduct research in affinity proteomics, and which position you would be most interested in and suitable for. Max one page long.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.


Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.

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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly payment
Number of positions 3
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number C-2024-0625
  • Peter Nilsson,
  • Anna Månberg,
  • Elisa Pin,
Published 19.Apr.2024
Last application date 31.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST
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