Karolinska Institutet

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


Health Informatics Centre

The Health Informatics Centre (HIC) performs research, education and development in health informatics. Our research focuses on integrated patient-centred information systems for collaborative care, decision support and decision making, and patient e-services. We apply a sociotechnical approach, combining technical and methodological research with research on how implementation and use of eHealth affects roles, relationships and tasks for patients and healthcare professionals. ki.se/hic


The applicant will join our research on policy implementation of eHealth strategies and eHealth implementation and evaluation. The applicant will specifically work on a research project regarding eHealth implementation (in particular electronic health records) in South Africa. Engagement as teaching assistant in the global master’s programme in health informatics at KI might be required to a certain extent.

Entry requirements

The applicant should hold a BSc or MSc degree in biomedical or health informatics, computer science with medicine as application area or health science with complementary technical education.  

The applicant has to be fluent in English, speaking and writing. Good skills in manuscript writing are required. Very good knowledge on socio-technical approaches for eHealth design and implementation, evaluation methods and eHealth strategies is required. A solid understanding of eHealth infrastructures, electronic health records and other eHealth tools is necessary.

The candidate should be highly motivated, reliable, meticulous and cooperative but with an ability to work independently. 

Application process

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

An application must contain the following documents in English: curriculum vitae (incl. BSc and/or MSc topic and publication list) and description of current work.


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 Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4131/2018
  • Professor, Sabine Koch, sabine.koch@ki.se
Union representative
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75 , biborka.bveress@ki.se
  • Marcus Stjernström, OFR, 08-524 866 63, marcus.stjernstrom@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 18.Jul.2018
Last application date 10.Aug.2018 11:59 PM CET

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