Karolinska Institutet, Dep. of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) works within some of the key areas important to fulfilling the motto of Karolinska Institutet ´to improve human health´. We focus on research, development and education in the following areas: medical and healthcare education, informatics, management, ethics, and suicide prevention. LIME has about 150 employees and is located in new premises in Solna Campus. ki.se/lime

Do you want to contribute to better health for all?

The activities at the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) include education and research in systems, leadership and management issues in healthcare, lifelong learning for healthcare personnel, ethical and policy issues related to healthcare and research, healthcare information systems, social innovation and suicide prevention. LIME is responsible for three master's programs and a range of commissioned training courses. We collaborate with Region Stockholm, various authorities and companies, as well as patient organizations. Read more about LIME.

At the Centre for Health Informatics (HIC), we conduct research and education in health informatics and are responsible for the two-year global master's program in health informatics and provide commissioned training, freestanding courses and doctoral courses in digital health. By being part of Karolinska Institutet's eHealth core facility, we also provide methodological support to other research groups at KI. With us, you get a unique opportunity to work at the interface between healthcare and technology in an engaging and international environment. Read more about HIC.

Your mission

We are looking for an ambitious and responsible team member who works approx. 50% with education and 50% support within the eHealth core facility and in various research projects. You have a solid background in health informatics and your entry into the field can be either clinical or technical.

Your profile

Qualified to be employed as a Lecturer is one who has demonstrated pedagogical proficiency and has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence or any other professional skill that is important with regard to the subject content of the employment and the tasks that must be included in the employment. You will work as a teacher/course manager in various courses in the master's program in health informatics. You will also work with methodological support within KI's core facility for eHealth. As part of the team, you will further be involved in various research projects.

Your work will include:

  • Course responsibility, planning and execution of courses (classroom teaching and examination), including planning relevant learning activities, involving guest lecturers and arranging study visits
  • Supervision and examination of master's theses
  • Evaluation and development of courses
  • Assist the program director with student and alumni contacts and strategic development of the program
  • Methodological support (e.g. requirements specification, programming, evaluation of mobile apps) within KI's core facility for eHealth
  • Write publications and seek external research funds

Bases of assessment

The candidate must have:

  • Master's and doctoral degrees in health informatics or equivalent
  • Experience in teaching health informatics with a focus on co-design/service design and implementation of digital health and/or health informatics standards and data management
  • Experience of supervision and examination of degree theses at master's level
  • Experience in leading and developing courses
  • Knowledge of scientific writing in English and good communication skills
  • Knowledge of Swedish and English (both spoken and written)
  • Programming skills

Meritorious qualifications (must be supported by documentation):

  • A solid network in digital health, nationally and internationally

Personal skills:

  • When assessing the applicants, we attach particular importance to pedagogical skills. As this recruitment involves intensive interaction with students, your personal skills will be important, such as good communication skills, structure and the ability to collaborate, but also the ability to run projects and work independently under time pressure and with, in some cases, limited instructions.

What do we offer?

A creative, international and inspiring environment with wide-ranging expertise and interests. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Here, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. At KI, you get to meet researchers working with a wide range of specialisms and methods, giving you ample opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience with the various scientific fields within medicine and health. It is the crossover collaborations, which have pushed KI to where it is today, at the forefront of global research. Several of the people you meet in healthcare are educated at KI. A close relationship with the health care providers is important for creating groundbreaking top quality education and research. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several good benefits through our collective agreement. 


Centre for Health Informatics

Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics

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An application must contain the following documents preferably in English (or Swedish): Resumé, description of pedagogical and research qualifications, motivation why you apply for the position presented in accordance with  Karolinska Institutet's qualifications portfolio.

Welcome to apply at the latest June 15th 2023.

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

Permanent position are initiated by a six months trial period.

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

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2129/2023
  • Professor, Sabine Koch, sabine.koch@ki.se
  • Assisterande lektor, Nadia Davoody, nadia.davoody@ki.se
Union representative
  • Jayne Alfredsson, SACO, jayne.alfredsson@ki.se
  • Shahla Rostami, OFR, shahla.rostami@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 24.May.2023
Last application date 15.Jun.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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