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Joint funding for 5 Postdoctoral positions at Karolinska Institutet
Form of employment:
The Board of Research at Karolinska Institutet hereby announces funding for 5 postdoc positions requiring co-funding from receiving departments.
Eligible to apply for postdoctoral funding are applicants who:
• Have defended their thesis no earlier than January 1st 2007 and at the latest on the December 31st 2010. This time period can be extended up to one year on account of parental leave, sick leave, military service and internship (pre-registration/allmäntjänstgöring). If the PhD thesis is to be defended after last application date (August 26th 2010), enclose a formal document from the dissertation-committee stating the date of dissertation.
• Will perform postdoctoral studies at the Karolinska Institutet in a department that is distinct from where the PhD was awarded and who will substantially change their research focus from the area of their PhD.
• Have commenced postdoctoral studies at the host laboratory no earlier than January 1st 2010.
For a valid application applicants need:
• A letter of acceptance from the research leader from the receiving group and the head of department at the receiving department.
For information about research groups at the departments please see http://ki.se. Positions are open to qualified candidates in all fields. Candidates can only submit applications for one project at one host laboratory in each round of selection.
The selection of the candidates will be based on the competence of the applicant, the scientific value and novelty of their research plan, and the scientific environment of the receiving laboratory.
You are welcome to apply for up to a 24 month postdoc period. The postdoctoral studies co-funded from Karolinska Institutet must start between January 1st 2011 and December 31th 2011.
Marie Sandström Akram
08-524 860 73
The application should include the following documents:
1. An application form, to be downloaded at http://academicapplication.ki.se.
2. A full CV including: dissertation date and title of thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, present position, academic awards and engagements in committees of trust.
3. A complete list of publications.
4. A synopsis of current work (1 page)
5. A synopsis of proposed activity during the postdoc (max 5 pages, including references and figures, 12 p font size, 1.5 line space). The synopsis should be arranged under the following headings:
a. Specific aims: an account of the objective(s) of the proposed research project.
b. Survey of the field: a summary of research and previous findings in the field, with key references.
c. Project description: a summary plan for the project, including method and execution of the project.
d. Significance: a brief account of the importance of the project to the research field concerned and relevance for medical/clinical needs.
6. A letter of acceptance from the research leader from the receiving group and the head of department at the receiving department.
7. A short CV of the research leader of the receiving group (max 1 page 12 p font size, 1.5 line space) and selected publications (max 1 page 12 p font size, 1.5 line space). The CV should include: dissertation date, previous academic positions, academic title, present position, academic awards and engagements in committees of trust.
Applications, marked with Ref no 2942/2010-226 should be uploaded as a pdf or word document at http://academicapplication.ki.se, no later than August 26th 2010 at 15.00 hrs.
For questions please contact Marie Sandström Akram at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone +46-8-524 860 73.
Application sent to:
171 77 Stockholm
Last date for applications:
August 26 2010
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