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StratCan Senior Research Fellow positions 2014

Senior Research Fellow positions within Cancer Research including basic and translational/clinical cancer research

Karolinska Institutet, one of KIs departments

The Strategic Research Programme in Cancer (StratCan) announces funding for two Researcher positions within Cancer Research including basic and translational/clinical cancer research.

The positions are intended for highly talented researchers in the process of consolidating their independent research program.

Funding for a position is financed by StratCan with an overall amount of 1,200,000 SEK per year for five years.

Application is open for both external and internal applicants. Disbursement of funds will be done given that the applicant is employed by one of the KI departments, no later than December 31, 2014.

Entry requirements

To qualify, the applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree or a qualification deemed equivalent to a Ph.D. Applicants should have completed their degree a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 12 years before the last date for application and not yet have a permanent research position or professorship at KI.

Even if you were awarded your doctoral degree earlier, you could be considered if special circumstances interrupted your period of active research. Special circumstances refer to leave due to sickness, parental leave, medical residency or other similar circumstances.

Basis of assessment

Scientific expertise, particularly demonstrated excellence in research, and ability to attract external competitive funding are emphasized.

Application procedure

The application should be written in English and contain the following documents:

Curriculum Vitae, describing qualifications, achievements and grant support (maximum 5 pages).

  • A separate list of the 10 most important publications and a complete publication list with separate sections for original peer reviewed publications and other types of publications.
  • Research plan (maximum 8 pages including figures and references).
  • Letter of invitation from the chair of the future host department at Karolinska Institutet
  • Two letters of reference.

The application should be submitted using NetRecruiter.
Last application date 2014-04-03


Sandra Falck, research coordinator +46-8-524 810 50
Rune Toftgård, professor +46-8-524 810 53