Faculty Funded Career Positions
Karolinska Institutet launches an investment programme to recruit leading junior researchers with particularly outstanding scientific merits and future potential. The call for 2019 is finished, and the applicants that has been awarded with funding are listed below.
The Faculty Board has on November 14 decided on the allocation of the funding for eight positions as Assistant Professor, eight positions as Senior researcher (extended Assistant Professor) and eight Consolidator grants for researchers already employed by KI.
The awarded candidates for funding as Assistant Professor are (in alphabetical order):
Carl Sellgren Majkowitz
The above listed candidates, who were selected from 89 qualified applicants, will receive up to 1.0 million SEK per year over six years to be used for own salary. Additionally, 1.0 million SEK will be available for the awarded applicants as a startup contribution for research.
The awarded candidates for funding as Senior Researcher (extension of existing assistant professorship) are (in alphabetical order):
Linda Sofie Lindström
Vicente Pelechano Garcia
The above listed candidates, who were selected from 18 qualified applicants, will receive 1.0 million SEK per year over two years to be used for own salary.
The awarded candidates for the Consolidator grant are (in alphabetical order):
The above listed candidates, who were selected from 71 qualified applicants, will receive up to 1.2 million SEK per year over five years to be used for own salary. Up to 50 percent may be used for research related costs.
Should one of the above turn down the funding, he or she will be replaced by the first name on the respective reserve list.
Questions about the programme?
Academic Appointments Unit