Image: Mattias Pettersson

Career and Education

MIMS provides an outstanding research environment for exploring bacterial pathogenesis, parasite cell biology, and virology. The institute is closely linked to the university hospital, facilitating translational infection research.

MIMS Group Leader positions come with an attractive start-up package, access to state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure and ample opportunities to engage with a wide and inspiring international research community. Clinical research units are available at the University Hospital of Umeå and the vibrant life science activities in Northern Sweden includes growing research and startup activities. Group Leaders receive mentoring from both local and international sources. 

Postdocs and doctoral students at MIMS enjoy a unique research and training environment to equip them with the knowledge, skills and networking opportunities they need for a successful career. We aim to train internationally competitive scientists who gain a broad understanding of infection biology and the wide range of models and technologies we use to study it.


Top picture: Kasturika Shankar, PhD student in the Carlson lab. 

Latest update: 2023-07-26 Page editor:

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