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

About the unit

The Unit for Bioentrepreneurship (UBE) conducts research on and education in innovation and entrepreneurship. As an academic unit at Karolinska Institutet (KI), UBE can be considered as the first proactive link in KIs innovation system.

A two-year global Master's programme is offered at the unit, together with programme elective and single subject courses. UBE is the KI node of the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (an academic collaboration between KI, the Stockholm School of Economics, the Royal Institutet of Technology, the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, and Stockholm University) proving interdisciplinary education.

Since January 2016, UBE is responsible for the KI educational activities within the consortium EIT Health, a EU initiative investing in innovative solutions to ageing and health. With the help of this programme, KI wants to encourage students and researchers to develop innovative and entrepreneurial skills and mindset. Design Thinking will be used as a new approach to achieve this.

We are looking for a motivated and responsible team player, who will further develop and lead our educational activities focusing on the students of the masters programme in bioentrepreneurship. You have an innovative and open-minded attitude towards your work and work environment and a passion for education and project management in the medical and health care field.


  • Develop and lead courses in the masters programme in bioentrepreneurship with a focus on market management
  • Lead courses in project management
  • Project manage the development of a new programme curricula for the masters programme in bioentrepreneurship

Required Qualifications

  • At least a Master degree within life science, biomedicine or similar. Additional education and/or a degree in marketing, entrepreneurship and/or innovation is a special merit.
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience within bioentrepreneurship within academia and/or the private sector
  • Documented experience of working with design thinking.
  • Fluent and proficient English

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in project management and preferably in educational and life science focused projects
  • Experience in teaching and education (in English) at University level
  • Experience from marketing management of life science companies
  • Hands on experience of teaching according to the Biodesign Innovation Process
  • Previous experience from designing educational courses and/or programs
Type of employment Visstidsanställning 3-6 månader
Contract type Part-time
Working hours 40 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-54/2018
  • Madelen Lek, Project manager, +46 (0) 8-524 868 06, madelen.lek@ki.se
Union representative
  • Hannele Moisio, SACO, +46 (0) 8-524 836 22, hannele.moisio@ki.se
  • Marcus Stjernström, OFR, +46 (0) 8-524 866 63, marcus.stjernstrom@ki.se
Published 03.Jan.2018
Last application date 18.Jan.2018 11:59 PM CET

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