SRP Diabetes postdoctoral fellowships: Call for projects

The SRP Diabetes Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is an initiative that was launched in 2021 and this call is the first step in our fourth round of recruitment of 4 + 2 postdoctoral fellows for an expected start date in the fall 2024.

SRP Diabetes fellowships
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Principal investigators at Karolinska Institutet are hereby invited to submit a project for consideration to the SRP Diabetes Postdoctoral Fellowship Program within basic, translational, clinical, and/or epidemiological research with an emphasis on diabetes and its comorbidities (e.g. cardiovascular and liver disease). Projects should have a clear relevance for diabetic disease and principal investigators should document their track record in diabetes related research. Applications will be externally evaluated.

Two application categories

This call has two different application categories:

1. Project applied by one PI/supervisor within the areas given above. Up to four postdoctoral grants will be awarded in this category.

2. Collaborative project of translational nature by two PIs/supervisors. The expertise of one of the applicants should be clinical research and the applicant should combine this with a position in health care working actively in the clinic. The co-PI should have a clear complementary expertise, e.g. in basic, laboratory science. Translational research is here broadly defined as translating basic scientific knowledge and discoveries to improve human health and within the areas given above. Up to two postdoctoral grants will be awarded in this category.

How to apply

How to submit a project for a postdoctoral fellow: Please complete the application project template and return it in Word-format labeled with your first and last name, by email, to Stefan Nobel ( by Wednesday April 10, 2024.

Please read the call text (below) for information on the aim of the program, applicant eligibility and general instructions on how to apply.

Application template and call text

Stefan Nobel