Senior Lecturer in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at the Department of Physiology and Pharmaco...

Karolinska Institutet
September 27 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Section of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

At the Section for Anesthesiology and Intensive care nationally and internationally leading research in anesthesiology, perioperative medicine, intensive care and pain management is conducted. A dozen research groups consider experimental processes, clinical patient-oriented and epidemiological questions with the support of a strategic research and educational platform that has been established utilizing common research funds between The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and the clinical unit of Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care, Karolinska University Hospital.


Over the years strategic investments have been made at the clinical side, which resulted in strong research clusters and a new generation of PIs. These initiatives now need to be established academically at The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, where we intend to gradually strengthen research activities. This includes the establishment of a position as a Senior Lecturer associated with duty as specialist competent physician at the unit of Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm.

The position as Senior Lecturer corresponds to 50% of a full-time employment and is combined with a specialist medical service of about 50% of a full-time employment at the unit for Perioperative medicine and Intensive Care at the Karolinska University Hospital.


The duties include to mentor students, graduate students and postdocs in the framework of the research activities of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and / or intensive care. The person employed will conduct research within the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, and should have the potential to develop partnerships with preclinical and / or clinical research nationally and internationally. In addition, the person is expected to participate and develop training on basic and further education as part of her/his clinical activity mainly focused on the MD and nursing programs at Karolinska Institutet. The holder of the position is also expected to be active in the establishment of an efficient translational research and teaching environment in anesthesiology, perioperative and intensive care.

Entry requirements

All senior lecturers at Karolinska Institutet must demonstrate scientific as well as pedagogical competence. A PhD is a basic requirement. A senior lecturer is expected to have competence equivalent to that of a docent at KI. The applicant need to be Board Certified in Anesthesia and Intensive Care by the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen), Sweden.

Bases of assessment

The assessment will weight qualifications as follows: research expertise (3), educational expertise (2), clinical expertise (2), leadership, development and collaboration expertise (2).

Application process

An application must contain the following documents in English: curriculum vitae, qualifications, a one page summary of the main research achievements and a description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet's qualifications portfolio ( 

The applications will be reviewed by external reviewers in English. All the submitted documents shall therefor be written in English.

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


- Håkan Westerblad, prefekt,, 08-524 872 53

- Lars I Eriksson, professor, enhetschef, 08-524 872 41

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