Junior Career Program, the Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Here you can read about the Junior Career Program at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH). The program is for junior researchers/postocs and aims to help them become better scientists and to advance their career within research and academia.

Who can apply?

The program is open for postdocs/researchers who have completed a PhD but not yet attained Docent (Associate Professor) or a permanent position at Karolinska Institutet (KI). Clinicians, epidemiologists, and basic scientists with active research at the department are welcome to attend the program.

About the program

  • The program starts in September 2023 and runs until June 2024.
  • The program features two-hour afternoon sessions every six to eight week and it also includes two overnight retreats.

Examples of what the program includes:

  • Mentorship with experienced scientists.
  • Career track advice.
  • Inspirational sessions with up-and-coming successful researchers with a focus on how to achieve excellent science resulting in high impact publications.
  • Career track lectures.
  • Grant application coaching.
  • Research and funding information and how to qualify for Docent.
  • Opportunities to expand your network with peers at the same stage in their careers.

How to apply

The application is open from 17 May until 8 June 2023. Clinical researchers are welcome to apply before 22 June, 2023. Please submit your application to: careerprogram-medh@ki.se

Your application must be written using the application template attached and saved as a pdf or word-file, renamed as “your last name_MedH-Career-Program-2023”.

Application MedH Junior Career Program


For all questions please contact the MedH Junior Career Program project group:


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