Jobs

Postdoc, AD Molecular Imaging

Employer

Karolinska Institutet

Location

Solna, Sweden

Principal Investigator

Agneta Nordberg

Contact

agneta.k.nordberg@ki.se

Description

The successful candidate will begin research in a dynamic environment in a multidisciplinary team with a focus on characterizing the complex pathophysiological features of different neurodegenerative diseases, with focus on Alzheimer's disease. The aims are to develop new early diagnostic markers and new drug targets for early intervention in disease process of neurodegenerative disorders. In particular, the person is expected to take an active role in our multitracer in vivo PET studies measuring different pathological markers combined with bio fluid biomarkers, cognitive tests and MRI. There are great opportunities to initiate individual research projects based on the person's interests.

For infomration about the lab see https://ki.se/en/nvs/nordberg-translational-molecular-imaging-lab

Requirements

Postdoctoral fellows must have completed a doctoral degree or have equivalent scientific competence.

The successful candidate is expected to take active role in applying advance imaging methods for processing and evaluating PET and MRI imaging data by advanced imaging data processing analysis (eg. Free surfer, SPM, SFL) and expected to have good statistical knowledge. Experience within AlzheimerĀ“s disease or other neurodegenerative diseases, including clinical or neuropsychological experience, is highly appreciated. The lab is looking for a social person who likes to collaborate. This is very important as the applicant will work in a group. Good knowledge of English, both spoken and written, is a requirement.

The application must consist of the following documents, written in English or Swedish:

  • A complete CV including date of dissertation, title of dissertation, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic awards and committee work.
  • A complete list of publications.
  • A summary of current work (maximum one page).

The application must be made via the recruitment system Varbi.

For further information see https://ki.se/en/about/jobs-at-ki