The Department of Medicine, Solna, is one of the largest departments at Karolinska Institutet. The department consists of several divisions that are separated into different research groups. The core activities of the department are research, doctoral education and undergraduate education for medical and biomedical students. The research has three main profiles: allergy, cardiovascular medicine and inflammatory diseases.

Centre for Gender Medicine at Karolinska Institutet supports research and education towards innovation in health care via promotion and implementation of sex and gender analysis. This strengthens quality of science, medicine and education, enhances competitiveness that together allow an optimal exploitation of knowledge with ultimate goal to improve health for both women and men.

We are seeking a highly motivated, creative and dedicated person for a 100% position for further development of educational platform that is directly related to the implementation of sex/gender aspects in medical curriculum, other educational programs, as well as in different doctoral/master degree programs at Karolinska Institutet.  Specific work emphasis will be placed on the development of massive open online courses and additional expansion of already existing web-based educational course and/or undergoing courses at place for doctoral or master students at Karolinska Institutet.

Initiation of application of sex/gender aspects for specialized courses for health care providers, stakeholders and general public are also on demand. An implementation of different technical/innovative solutions, which could strengthen the possibility of rapid information dissemination, elaboration of learning and teaching processes and employment of EU recommended tools how to make research gender sensitive together with establishment of networking capacities with other universities in Sweden, in EU or world-wide is highly appreciated.

We are looking this person to take this challenge and work together with our inter-disciplinary team of clinicians, scientists, teachers, administrative personnel and gender “ambassadors” at the center as a whole to further endorse the implementation of sex/gender perspective in science, medicine and education.

Entry requirements
Prospective candidate should have a PhD degree in medicine/biology or candidate is very close to the date of thesis defense or has master degree in biomedicine or Lic. Exam. The MD degree is highly valued, as well as degree for other specialties relevant for health care. Degrees from abroad should be equivalent/comparable with EU educational degrees. Strong expertise in teaching and science communication is a requirement. Broad experience in IT applications will be advantageous. Scientific record particularly in gender medicine is also highly appreciated.

Application process
Employment application must contain the following documents in English. 
- A complete curriculum vitae, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic
  distinctions, and committee work, including if any involvement in other educational
A comprehensive motivation letter to why the person is interested to be involved in educational,
hopefully even scientific activities, and how/why the personal engagement/competence could add value
  for the Center of Gender Medicine at Karolinska Institutet.

The application is to be submitted on the NetRecruiter system.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Salary Månadslön
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1308/2014
  • Karolina Kublickiene, 08-585 838 59, 08-51776219; mobile: 46 (0) 735930988
Union representative
  • Michael Fored, SACO, 46 8-517 791 81
  • Merja Heinonen, OFR, 46 8-517 753 97
Published 23.Apr.2014
Last application date 12.May.2014 11:59 PM CEST

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