Faculty Funded Career Positions

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Karolinska Institutet has during five years invested in recruiting outstanding junior researchers who have particularly excellent scientific merit and future potential. The focus is on medical science and covers both basic and clinical research.

The application period for 2018 is over. Assessment of eligibility is now in process.

Karolinska Institutet (KI) launches an investent programme to recruit leading junior researchers with particularly outstanding scientific merits and future potential. All researchers in receipt of these strategic funds are expected to work as research group leaders. The investments are being made in medical science for both pre-clinical and clinical research and include:

  • Up to 12 positions as assistant professor (four years)
  • Up to eight positions as senior researcher (extensions of existing assistant professorships at KI, two years financing)
  • Up to eight positions as senior researcher (five years financing). The appointments are financed by KI’s Board of Research.


Assistant professor

Senior Researcher (2 years financing)

Senior Researcher (5 years financing)

Read more about the positions:

Assistant professor

Senior Researcher (2 years financing)

Senior Researcher (5 years financing)

Questions about the announcement?

Academic Appointments Unit 
e-mail: academic-appointments@ki.se