Veterinarian/NHP/Anaesthesia, Karolinska


Position title: Veterinarian/NHP/Anaesthesia
Company name: Karolinska Institutet
City: Stockholm
Country: Sweden
Position description: 
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience
The Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS) conducts research and education in the field of neuroscience from the molecular level to the society level. The clinical research and education is conducted in collaboration with other research groups from the Karolinska Institutet, with other universities as well as the Stockholm County Council.
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Positive emission tomography (PET) is an imaging technique used to investigate brain function and/or biomarkers in healthy subjects and patients with different diseases. The Positron emission tomography (PET) - group at Karolinska Institutet is one of the world-leading groups in the research area. Development of new tracers opens new possibilities for studying biochemical processes in vivo in the living human brain.

PET research is translational and examination of small animal models and non-human primates is important for development of new PET tracers and evaluation of the pharmacological properties of new drugs. We are now looking for a veterinarian to work in our team. 

The job consists mainly of working with modern anesthesia techniques on non-human primates and includes their preparation, intubation, inhalation anesthesia, monitoring of anesthesia, but also research documentation in connections with PET studies.

Entry requirements
You are a registered veterinarian or have an education that is deemed equivalent, with knowledge of animal research and qualification in anesthesia. Good English skills are a requirement since the research group consists of different nationalities.

The job requires knowledge, skills and experience in modern veterinary anesthesia techniques including peri-operative animal care, gas stations, ventilators, cannulations, intubations, monitoring and dealing with emergencies. Experience with placement of venous and arterial catheters is required.

We provide you with an opportunity to work in a creative environment and offer further training if needed.

Application process
The application is to be submitted in Varbi recruitment system.

At Karolinska Institutet a 6-month trial period is required for all permanent appointments.

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Its vision is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health. Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of all academic medical research conducted in Sweden and offers the country’s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet selects the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.
Pursuant to the regulations of the Swedish National Archives, applications are kept on file for two years after the appointment has gained legal force. The regulations do not apply to attachments that have been printed or otherwise published.
Karolinska Institutet strives to provide a workplace that has approximately the same number of women and men, is free of discrimination and offers equal opportunity to everyone. 

Company name: Karolinska Institutet
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