The Unit for Teaching and Learning

The Unit for Teaching and Learning - The medical education unit for Karolinska Institutet  since the 1st of Januari 2019.
The Unit for Teaching and Learning (TL) facilitates the development of Karolinska Institutet’s Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral education. The unit offers professional development courses for teachers, facilitates the development of instruction and course design, provides a forum for dialogue on higher education, and supports the development of multimedia learning materials and educational infrastructure at KI. TL serves staff involved in Karolinska Institutet’s educational activities, both at the university and in the healthcare services of the Stockholm region.
At the Unit for Teaching and Learning, we work collaboratively, each professional contributing from the perspective of their own competences and backgrounds, in order to create solutions to current and future challenges in learning and teaching. We are committed to collectively creating conditions for education of the highest quality.
We are now looking to hire 1-3 educational developers for permanent posts with a start date as soon as possible.

Your mission

To lead and to conduct professional development courses on higher education pedagogy, to support educational development projects and consult in educational matters. Teaching duties include course leadership, teaching, assessment, evaluation and course development. Producing educational materials and initiating and conducting various educational activities are also part of the tasks. Important aspects of the work are staying up to date with the latest findings in educational research and actively contribute to the work of the unit.

Your profile

Necessary requirements

  • An academic degree in a relevant field 
  • Good competence in higher education pedagogy
  • Good teaching skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to cooperate in a team, and to work collaboratively in a variety of contexts
  • Good skills in written and oral communication in English

Qualifying competencies

  • A doctoral degree or equivalent scientific competence
  • Good skills in the Swedish language
  • Experience of working with digital tools and systems
  • Experience of educational development projects or educational research
  • Experience of having led and conducted development projects
  • Experience of working in higher education, especially within medical and healthcare education
  • Expertise in assessment or educational design

Your teaching skills and your personal qualities will be given particular weight in the application process.

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


Welcome to apply at the latest 2020-01-20.
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system. 

Permanent position are initiated by a six months trial period.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 3
Full-time equivalent 100 %
Reference number 2-5616/2019
  • Maria Watter, Verksamhetschef, 08-524 836 23,
Union representative
  • Carina Eklund, OFR, 08-585 826 65
  • Emilie Hultin, SACO, 08-52483286
Published 19.Dec.2019

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