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 help improve people's health?

The Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) at Karolinska Institutet is looking for a driven, creative, analytical, thorough, and responsible research assistant with a background in, for example, behavioural or social sciences and with experience of qualitative methods for data collection and analysis. You should also have an interest in climate change work in the health sector.

About us

The position belongs to the research group Leadership in Healthcare and Academia, which is part of the Medical Management Centre at the department. The research is mainly focused on health care governance and organisation. The research conducted is interdisciplinary and several disciplines meet. The group also provides leadership education at undergraduate and graduate level and develops and delivers programmes aimed at professionals in healthcare and academia.

Your mission

As a research assistant, you will collaborate with researchers in a project to investigate the health care sector’s actions to reduce its negative environmental impact to achieve climate goals. Your tasks will include conducting scoping reviews, conducting data collection (e.g., interviews, observations, documents – all in Swedish), transcribing and analysing data using qualitative methods and scientific theory, compiling results, and contributing to the writing of scientific articles in English. Together with the researchers, you may also participate in the development of an intervention to be implemented. The project is interdisciplinary, practice-oriented and based on the principles of action research. Teaching may also be included.

Who are you?

The position requires:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field such as management, environmental science, innovation, behavioural science (e.g., organisational psychology, psychology, behavioural economics), health care, public health, political science, or humanities (e.g., ethnology).
  • Knowledge and experience in collecting and analysing qualitative data (interviews, observations, documents).
  • Experience in applying theoretical frameworks.
  • Conducted a literature review.
  • Excellent written and oral skills in both English and Swedish.

The position requires that you both have good cooperation skills and can work independently. As a person, you must be result-oriented and be able to work within given time frames but without lowering the quality of your work. You must have analytical skills, be accurate, structured, and responsible, and be driven and creative.




It is an advantage if you have:

  • A strong interest in the research area.
  • Previous experience in research work.
  • Experience in quantitative methods.
  • Previous experience in the written presentation of research results in English.
  • Experience in writing and publishing scientific articles and presenting results at scientific conferences.


What do we offer?

A creative, international, and inspiring environment filled with expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Our vision is to drive the development of knowledge about life and promote better health for all. Here we conduct successful medical research and have the largest range of medical education programmes in Sweden. As a university, Karolinska Institutet is a government agency. This means that you get good benefits through our collective agreement. Employees at KI are also offered the opportunity to work flexibly. This means that if the organisation you work for allows it, you can work part of your working hours remotely. You can also exercise freely in our modern wellness facilities where trained staff are on site.

Location: Solna



Welcome to apply at the latest 2023-10-15

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form.

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-3594/2023
  • Linda Sturesson Stabel, linda.sturesson-stabel@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 20.Sep.2023
Last application date 15.Oct.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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