At the Department of Oncology-Pathology basic, translational and clinical research and educational activities related to cancer is carried out. Approximately 300 people from over 40 nations are currently working at the department. About 30 research groups with various cancer research profiles are involved and we have around 110 PhD students. The Department of Oncology-Pathology is responsible for undergraduate courses in Pathology, Oncology and Forensic Medicine for medical students, as well as for Tumor biology courses for biomedicine students and Pathology courses for opticians.

Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Strategic Research Programme in Cancer at KI, Cancer Research KI constitutes an overall umbrella organization with the task of representing cancer research at KI, which is a broad and geographically dispersed research area with research groups at most KI institutions. Cancer Research KI works to increase contacts between cancer researchers from different disciplines, from basic tumor biology to clinical oncology. In addition, to increase cooperation with external actors such as other Universities (nationally and internationally), health care and industrial collaborators.

Your mission

Your role in the Cancer Research KI organisation is to aid in the missions of the programme by helping with a variety of tasks of the administration, working closely with the research coordinator of Cancer Research KI.

The position offers a varied spectrum of tasks, including communication (web page, newsletters, Facebook etc.), organizing and conducting events (meetings, workshops, conferences), assisting with administration around call announcements as well as other tasks in a flexible manner as needed. You will be based at BioClinicum, but attend meetings at several sites around KI if needed.

Your profile

We are looking for an early career stage researcher at KI, perhaps in your first years after PhD, who would like to gain some valuable administrative experience by working part-time (30%-50%, i.e. one-two day/ week at the office + some additional work) for Cancer Research KI (former StratCan and KICancer). You will work closely with the Cancer Research KI research coordinator, taking part in running the daily operations of the organization.

The research administrator would preferably have a PhD in the biomedical field. It is also an advantage if he/she has work experience from academia and/or industry with similar tasks. Organizational and communication skills are highly important as well as an active attitude with an interest to engage in work to develop the program. Great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities such as social skills and the ability to cooperate. Good knowledge of English (spoken/written) is required the position. It's an additional merit if you have knowledge of Swedish (spoken/written) as well. 

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: Solna


Welcome to apply at the latest 5th of December.

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

The position is part-time for 1 year with possibility for extension. 

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

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Part-time
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5822/2019
  • Johanna Furuhjelm,, 076 583 2992
Union representative
  • Helen Eriksson, OFR, 08-524 823 38
  • Andreas Lundqvist, SACO, 46 8 517 76884
Published 21.Nov.2019
Last application date 05.Dec.2019 11:59 PM CET

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