Do you want to contribute to better health for all?

The Department of Global Public Health is an interdisciplinary institution that aims to advance knowledge on how to improve population health at local, national and global level. Research at the department aims to identify the determinants of health, develop and evaluate individual and structural interventions, and provide evidence for guidelines and policy documents. Many of the department's researchers are scientific advisors to authorities and other decision-makers at regional, national and international level. The department has 10 research groups, about 100 research students and about 140 employees.

Your mission 

The Department of Global Public Health is looking for a grant writer who will monitor grant announcements and assist in conducting grant applications. The role will include internal coordination, external monitoring, and contact with collaborating partners. We are looking for someone with the ability to handle multiple grant applications and adhere to each grant’s guidelines and deadlines.

Your profile 

The applicant shall fulfill the criteria listed below:

  • Master’s degree in a subject relevant to the field of global public health.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, including the ability to write for several types of audiences.
  • Knowledge of the grant writing process broadly, and a basic understanding of what grant funding is.
  • A detail-oriented mind and multitasking and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

It is considered as a merit if you also have:

  • Proficiency in both funding research and in the grant writing process itself.
  • Courses in English and/or marketing.
  • Good written and oral skills in Swedish.

What do we offer? 

A creative and inspiring environment with wide-ranging expertise and interests. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. At KI, you get to meet researchers working with a wide range of specialities 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 health care 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 benefits through our collective agreement.

Location: Solna


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Welcome to apply at the latest August 13th 2023.

This is a fixed term position during one year with a possible extension.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system. In this recruitment you will apply with your CV and a personal letter.

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 As agreed
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2373/2023
  • Emma Thorell,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-52486437,
  • Saco styrelse,
Published 08.Jun.2023
Last application date 13.Aug.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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