Junior Faculty at Karolinska Institutet
Junior Faculty is an interest organization of researchers with a PhD but not yet a permanent academic position as lecturer or professor.
Our aim is to promote development of a career system at all levels; through participation in KI boards and dialogue with KI leadership, funding agencies and government. In addition we provide support to junior faculty by organizing seminars, workshops and hearings.
More information for logged in staff
There is more information for those of you working in the following groups
- All KI staff
The JF steering group
We want to reach all researchers with a PhD at KI.
If you would like to join our steering group, please email to us email@example.com
JF Focus Groups
Career Focus Group
Communication Focus Group
Equity Focus Group
Policy and Funding Focus Group
How can academia apply anti-racist principles to improve equity and diversity?
This event will be an open dialogue, discussion, and Q&A with our two panelists.
Professor Hannah Bradby will answer the question What does racism look like in healthcare settings? , based on the research she and her group conducted.
Nyamusi Nyambok will share her experiences and perspectives as a community advisor and activist.
Date: Friday 31 March Time: 14.00-15.00
Place: Lecture Hall ground floor, CMM (Center for Molecular Medicine), Visionsgatan 18, Solna and online via Zoom (the link will be send out via email the day before)
Please register by clicking here
Active Bystander Training
Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to challenge someone’s behaviour - but you didn’t know how to do it or what to say?
The session includes self-coaching techniques to help you keep a cool head when you’re faced with a challenging situation - and assertive language devices which you can use to make sure your voice is heard if you want to raise a concern.
Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023
11:30 -12.00 Lunch, 12.00–13.30 Training, 13:30 -14:30 Mingle and coffee
Place: Axel Wenner-Gren Salen - Wenner-Gren Center
Questions or cancellations: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please register by clicking here
Gender equity in Academia
This webbseminar was organized by the Junior Faculty Equality Focus Group.
Dr. Jessica Malisch from St. Mary's College of Maryland gave a talk titled: "Gender equity in Academia in the wake of COVID-19".
You can see the recorded seminar here.
Uncertainty - a reality for junior researchers
The SULF and NJF report Uncertainty – a reality for junior researchers in Sweden shows that junior researchers in Sweden can hold a wide range of positions and titles. Perhaps the biggest uncertainty concerns career paths.
You will find a link to the report here
The benefits of the EURAXESS Portal for researchers
At this webinar you will get information about the EURAXESS portal as a resource to finding jobs, fellowships and hosting opportunities, how to create an account and publish your cv. You will learn about what practical information there is on living and working as a researcher in Europe and what resources there are on the portal for career development.
A recording of this webinar is available!
Here you will find important documents and reports that we have published
KI Discovers - seminar series
The purpose of the KI Discovers series is to give insight into the latest scientific achievements across a variety of disciplines at Karolinska Institutet by highlighting new publications and recent international recruitments.
The seminar series is funded by the Board of Research and hosted by Junior Faculty.
The JF steering group meetings
15 February: 13:00 – 15:00 (online)
22 March: 13:00 – 15:00 (on-site)
28 April: 13:00 – 15:00 (on-site)
31 May: 13:00 – 15:00 (on-site)
12 June: 13:00 – 15:00 (on-site)