Published: 2021-08-27 14:44 | Updated: 2021-08-27 15:00

Apply to the assignment Integration Director for SciLifeLab

KI is now searching for an Integration Director for SciLifeLab. The assignment comprises 20 percent of a full-time assignment and must be combined with an existing employment at KI.

Task assignments

You will, in collaboration with others, represent Karolinska Institutet within SciLifeLab, coordinate KI's participation at different levels, and support KI's leadership on SciLifeLab issues. An important component is to serve as a link between SciLifeLab and Karolinska Institutet’s organisational units, establishing and maintaining a broad contact network throughout KI's departments. The Integration Director will also represent Karolinska Institutet externally in relevant contexts. In order to fulfill the assignment responsibilities, regular attendance at SciLifeLab in Solna is required. The Integration Director assignment includes serving as a representative on the SciLifeLab Campus Solna Committee,  in the Strategic Council and as chair of the SciLifeLab Committee Karolinska Institutet. 


The Integration Director assignment must be combined with existing employment at KI. The candidate must have documented good management and cooperation skills. It is meritorious if the individual also has documented scientific and methodological knowledge in molecular biology research focusing on molecular technologies and their applications.

The assignment...

  • is limited to three years with the possibility of extension.
  • should begin on October 1, 2021, if possible.
  • comprises 20 percent of a full-time position.
  • should not be combined with other senior positions or assignments within SciLifeLab.


You can either send your application to Karolinska Institutet, Registrator, 171 77 Stockholm or email your application marked with dnr 1-734 / 2021 to no later than September 20, 2021. Your notice of interest, should include:

  • a motivation of interest in the assignment
  • relevant competence and experience
  • a CV
  • references (maximum two A4 pages)

Notices of interest will be reviewed by a small group appointed and chaired by Vice President Anders Gustafsson. The KI President appoints the Integration Director on proposal from the group.

For more information, please contact the current Integration Director Stefan Eriksson (08-524 8196) or Vice President Anders Gustafsson (08-524 88331).

About SciLifeLab

SciLifeLab is a national center for molecular biosciences specializing in health and environmental research. SciLifeLab is a national resource and a collaboration between four universities: Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University and Uppsala University. The center combines frontline technical expertise with advanced knowledge of translational medicine and molecular bioscience. Each host university appoints a Scientific Director and and Integration Director. Karolinska Institutet now announces an assignment as an Integration Director at SciLifeLab.

Read more about SciLifeLab's management here.