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Assistant Senior Lecturer Job in Optometry at Karolinska Institute, Sweden 2022


Assistant Senior Lecturer Job in Optometry is available for doctoral degree candidates in Optometry at the Division of Eye and Vision, Karolinska Institute, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Assistant Senior Lecturer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Division of Eye and Vision

Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden


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Qualification Details

To be eligible for an employment as Assistant Senior Lecturer the applicant must have demonstrated scientific expertise and completed a doctoral degree in a subject area relevant for the duties. In addition to the doctoral thesis the applicant must have published  at least three scientific peer reviewed publications. The applicant must partially meet the requirements for excellent teaching experience and expertise and have shown good pedagogical independence. The applicant shall also have completed 10 weeks of courses on teaching in higher education (or have equivalent competence), as indicated in the recommendations of the Association of Swedish Higher Education Institution.

Assessment criteria

When assessing the applicant, we attach special importance to:

  • Extensive pedagogical experience of various forms of teaching at first and second cycle levels
  • Experience of individual supervision of degree projects at first and second cycle levels
  • Independent responsibility for planning, implementation and evaluation of teaching and examination at first and second cycle levels – to a significant extent and with documented high quality.
  • Pedagogical management assignments, for example as course director at first and second cycle level.
  • Completed, nationally and internationally presented pedagogical development work resulting in improved study programs and/or courses.

Furthermore, the applicant should have demonstrated excellent pedagogical competence and have an interest in working with the development of research and education. It is an advantage that you already have experience of supervising students at bachelor's, master's and doctoral level, good knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic ocular preparations and experience from work in optometric operations and eye care.

After an overall assessment of the expertise and merits of the applicants in relation to the subject area, Karolinska Institutet will determine which of them has the best potential to contribute to a positive development of the activities at KI.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Division of Eye and Vision conducts education at the undergraduate, advanced, and postgraduate levels, as well as research with the aim of developing the eye care for the future. We are a multidisciplinary team, and we teach students with different educational background in an interprofessional environment.

Research related to our in-house clinic and initiatives to develop exiting and new courses are encouraged. Our unit is continuously working towards developments to enable a sustainable future eye health care.

Your mission

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to the role of Assistant Senior Lecturer in Optometry. The successful applicant will be mainly leading courses in thesis work at basic and advance levels within the program. This will include project planning, supervision, course development and administration regarding to this.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: STÖD 2-1546/2022

Application Procedure

We prefer that your application is written in English but you can also apply in Swedish. An application must contain the following documents: Resumé, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet’s qualifications portfolio.

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