- with focus on education and research

Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

The Department of Neurobiology Care Sciences and Society is responsible for education at basic and advanced levels, research education and clinical and experimental research within the different areas represented by the divisions. The Division of Nursing conducts education on all levels and research in nursing. Approximately 100 teachers and administrators are employed, and 20 doctoral students registered. The division is in an expansive phase regarding education as well as research.

Your mission

The focus for the employment is on education and research.

We are looking for a person who with great engagement wants to lead and develop our education and of nursing. Important for our assignments for teachers is to ensure research-based education in nursing. The employment includes teaching, course leadership and educational development in our nursing programs on both first and second level.  This employment also includes participation in research education, own research and academic leadership. The duties will be worked out and adjusted from the applicant’s competence and interest but also from the needs of the department and can be adjusted over time.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for employment as a Senior Lecturer, in addition to holding a Degree of Doctor, PhD, or having equivalent scientific expertise, the person must have demonstrated research and teaching expertise, as well as management, development and collaborative skills (See the instructions regarding the Appointment Procedure for Teachers at Karolinska Institutet). The applicant shall also have completed courses of 10 weeks of higher education training in teaching or have equivalent competence in accordance with the Association of Swedish Higher Education Institutions recommendations for qualification as a higher education teacher.

The applicant must have a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Since teaching is primarily conducted in Swedish, good language skills in Swedish are required in both speech and writing.

Bases of assessment

The Senior Lectureship has a focus on education and research. The assessment will weight qualifications as follows: research expertise (2), educational expertise (3) and leadership, development and collaboration expertise (2).

Specialist nurse exam, master degree in nursing or similar and experience of leadership is a merit.

After an overall assessment of the expertise and merits of the candidates, Karolinska Institutet will judge which of the candidates that have the best potential to contribute to a positive development of the activities at KI.

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles to several benefits such as extended holiday and generous occupational pension. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Flemingsberg

Division of Nursing 


An application must contain the following documents in English: Resumé, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet’s qualifications portfolio (http://ki.se/qualificationsportfolio). 

The applications will be reviewed by external reviewers in English. All the submitted documents shall therefor be written in English.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 2
Working hours 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5592/2019
  • Lena von Koch, lena.von.koch@ki.se
  • Ann Langius-Eklöf, Head of Division of Nursing, ann.langius-eklof@ki.se
Union representative
  • Carina Eklund, OFR, 08-585 826 65
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, Taher.Darreh-Shori@ki.se
Published 26.Mar.2020
Last application date 09.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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