Karolinska Institutet

Senior Lecturer in Care Sciences combined with employment as nurse at the Cardiology Unit at Södersjukhuset

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- with focus on education and research

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The Department of Clinical Science and Education Södersjukhuset (KI SÖS) has a long tradition of Research and Education. Care Sciences is a fairly new topic at KI SÖS but recently we have supported this field with several new positions combined with clinical duties (one professor and 3 lecturers). Active cardiological research together with new assignments in the education of specialist nurses have made it possible to employ another Senior Lecturer.

Subject area

The field of Care Sciences focus on different aspects of care in health and disease. The nucleus of Care Sciences includes occupational and physical therapy, and nursing care. Care Sciences borders Medical Sciences and is often considered as a part of Medical Sciences. Care Sciences describes the situation in education and research at KI SÖS since it includes both nursing care and Medical Sciences. The research in the Cardiology Unit involves both qualitative and quantitative research in common cardiological diseases such as atrial fibrillation, myocardial infarction and heart failure.

Your mission

The becoming Senior Lecturer will be responsible for courses in the program for specialist nurses in medical care and parts of courses in the nurse program. The employment includes conducting your own research in cardiology. An important part of the work will be to develop an academical leadership within education at KI SÖS and cardiological research within the Cardiology Unit. 

The lectureship will be combined with clinical duty as nurse at the Cardiology Unit at Södersjukhuset, where clinical experience and knowledge is of great importance to be able to organize the clinical education and research in the best way possible. The employment involves 30% clinical work and 70% teaching and research.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for an employment as Senior Lecturer with focus on education and research, in addition to holding a Degree of Doctor, PhD, or having equivalent scientific expertise, the applicant must have demonstrated excellent pedagogical expertise and good scientific expertise (See the instructions regarding the Appointment Procedure for Teachers at Karolinska Institutet).

The applicant must have experience of education in basic and specialist nursing programs, clinical work and supervision on different levels.

The applicant shall also have completed 10 weeks of courses on teaching in higher education (or have equivalent competence), as indicated in the recommendations of the Association of Swedish Higher Education Institution.The position will be combined with a position as a nurse at the Cardiology Unit Södersjukhuset and therefore the candidate must be a registered nurse.Since the position includes clinical work, the successful applicant must, besides English, demonstrate proficiency in Swedish, Norwegian or Danish (C1 level according to the common European reference scale (CERS).

Bases of assessment

The Senior Lectureship has a focus on education and research. The assessment will weight qualifications as follows: scientific expertise (2), pedagogical expertise (3), leadership, development and collaboration expertise (2), and clinical expertise (2).

For employment as Senior Lecturer at Karolinska Institutet, the eligibility requirements and assessment criteria stated in the Instructions regarding the Appointment Procedure 3.2.2 are applied in relation to established profile of employment.

It is particularly meritorious that the applicant has experience of both qualitative and quantitative research.

It is particularly meritorious that the applicant has experience of research and clinical in cardiology.

After an overall assessment of the expertise and merits of the applicants in relation to the subject area, Karolinska Institutet will determine which of them has the best potential to contribute to a positive development of the activities at KI.

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: Södersjukhuset



Your application must contain the following documents in English: a cover letter as well as a resume and a qualifications portfolio including a description of your research plan, both presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet's template (http://ki.se/qualificationsportfolio). You may change or add to your application at any time up to and including the application deadline date. After the deadline, the process closes, and no amendment or addition can be made to your application.

The applications will be reviewed by external reviewers, most often both national and international. For that reason, all the submitted documents should be written in English.

The clinical employment at Södersjukhuset requires certificate(s) of being a registered nurse to be attached to the application.

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

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Type of employment: Permanent position
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: According to agreement
Number of positions: 1
Full-time equivalent: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: STÖD 2-2899/2022
  1. Per Tornvall, 08-52487504
Union representative:
  1. Claes Frostell, SACO, 08-12358116
Published: 2023-01-24
Last application date: 2023-02-21

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Senior Lecturer in Care Sciences combined with employment as nurse at the Cardiology Unit at Södersjukhuset
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