How to apply

You may apply for one to max 4 research project(s). If you apply for more than one project, please indicate your order of preference.

1. Make sure you meet the qualifying requirements and eligibility criteria!

2. Submit your application to by e-mail, indicating in the subject line which position(s) you wish to apply for.

Please send one pdf file containing:

  • A motivation letter describing your research career goals, skills and experience (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (in English or with a translation into English). If you do not have your MSc diploma (or equivalent) yet, please send a list of your grades obtained thus far.
  • Two letters of recommendation or the contact information for at least 2 referees.


For position ESR 6 the application should also be submitted via the  Varbi recruitment system of Karolinska Institutet.

For positions ESR 4 and ESR 7 your application must also be submitted to Uppsala University via a web form that is accessible through this link.


Application period for all positions except ESR 11 is officially closed.

Extended deadline for the position ESR 11: 30th of June 2019