Researcher in Health Informatics
Karolinska Institute Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

Researcher in Health Informatics

Do you want to contribute to better health for all?

Within the Health Informatics Centre that are a part of the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics you will have the opportunity to perform research and education in several areas of health informatics in multi-disciplinary teams. We are offering an engaging and international work environment where we value high quality research, education as well as collaboration with clinical and industrial partners.

Your mission

The position will be divided between teaching (60%) and research (40%). The candidate is sought to teach in the Global Master’s Programme in Health Informatics and to perform own research in health informatics. Teaching subjects will include health informatics standardization as well as courses related to current research topics in health informatics where the applicant can bring in their own research profile as well as supervise master students in their thesis work.

Your profile

A person is eligible to be appointed Researcher if he or she has been awarded a Degree of Doctor or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, as well as documented research after publicly defending his or her doctoral thesis corresponding to qualification as Assistant professor.

Bases of assessment

Both pedagogical and scientific expertise will be most important when assessing applicants.

The applicant’s PhD degree should be in health or medical informatics or computer science with healthcare as application area. The applicant should have good knowledge of health informatics standardisation and a research focus in one of the following areas – machine learning and artificial intelligence in healthcare, clinical research informatics and/or Internet of Things and data integration. The applicant needs to be fluent in English, speaking and writing. Good communication skills in Swedish or another Scandinavian language are wanted but not mandatory. Experience in health informatics education as well as good pedagogical skills are required. Applicants should preferably have been the principal recipients of research funding and have the potential to secure further funding within his/her research area. Applicants should have some collaboration and leadership experience.

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

Read more about the Health Informatics Centre

Read more about the Global Master’s Programme in Health Informatics

Read more about Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics


An application must contain the following documents in English: Resumé, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet's qualifications portfolio.

Welcome to apply at the latest April 11th 2020.

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

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

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1325/2020
Sabine Koch, Professor,
Union representative
Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37,
Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
Jayne Alfredsson, SACO, 08-524 83821,
Published 12.Mar.2020
Last application date 11.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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