KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Postdoc in super-resolution MINFLUX microscopy

2024-08-18 (Europe/Stockholm)
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Job description

The research project concerns the development and use of MINFLUX microscopy for cellular imaging and dynamic studies on the nanoscale. The project is conducted at the Advanced Light Microscopy facility (ALM, Integrated Microscopy Technologies - SciLifeLab) at Science for Life laboratory. The project takes place in collaboration with researchers from KTH, KI and SU with the goal of analysing cellular processes on the nanoscale, especially in the compact three-dimensional cell nucleus. Project aims and tasks include development of adequate single-molecule labeling strategies, optimised use of high-precision MINFLUX microscopy, and establishing methods for data precision analysis. 

What we offer

  • An employment at a leading technical university that creates knowledge and competence for a sustainable future
  • Committed and ambitious colleagues and a creative, international and dynamic environment
  • A research environment with a strong base in use of super-resolution microscopy for biomolecular applications
  • State-of-the-art laboratories in cell biology, advanced light and electron microscopy, and computational life sciences
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

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  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, with a relevant connection to nanoscale microscopy. This eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made.
  • Independence, in research shown through e.g. publications as first author in high-quality conferences or journals
  • Good spoken and written English to facilitate collaboration within the project group
  • Extensive experience in the use and development of super-resolution microscopy for biomolecular research

Personal skills

  • You enjoy working in a socially diverse group with people of different genders, ethnicities, beliefs and backgrounds
  • You can work independently if necessary

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline
  • Experience from work with cellular sample preparation for single-molecule studies
  • Experience with statistical analysis methods regarding single-molecule studies
  • Teaching abilities
  • Awareness of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality
  • Collaborative abilities

Great emphasis will be placed on personal skills.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

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 contain:

  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge
  • Copy of degree certificate for doctoral studies
  • Brief statement of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max 1 A4 page.
  • References with contact information

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.

About KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy. Read more here

Type of employment: Temporary position
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Full-time equivalent: 100 %
City: Solna
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: S-2024-0760
  1. Hans Blom, hblom@kth.se
Published: 2024-05-14
Last application date: 2024-08-18

Job details

Postdoc in super-resolution MINFLUX microscopy
Brinellvägen 8 Stockholm, Sweden
Application deadline
2024-08-18 23:59 (Europe/Stockholm)
2024-08-18 23:59 (CET)
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