Project coordinator in suicide prevention

WorkplaceStockholm, Södermanland, Sweden
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Karolinska Institutet, Dep. of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) works within some of the key areas important to fulfilling the motto of Karolinska Institutet ’to improve human health’. We focus on research, development and education in the following areas: medical and healthcare education, informatics, management, ethics, and suicide prevention. LIME has about 150 employees and is located in new premises in Solna Campus.

Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

The Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) carries out research and offers education with the aim to promote the practical implementation of research findings and newly acquired knowledge in the field of public health and healthcare. The department has two university-wide areas of activity - pedagogical development and support, as well as research, education and counseling in the field of healthcare and research ethics. It is an exciting work environment where research and education are in focus. 

We are now looking for a full-time Project coordinator in the field of suicide prevention who can take part and support our suicide preventive activities in Sweden and Internationally.

Your mission

You will be working at the National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (NASP) as part of an international team that is focused on research in the field of mental health and suicide prevention. As Project coordinator in the field of suicide prevention, you will:

  •  Collaborate in several of our research projects, which involve the design, evaluation and implementation of suicide preventive interventions
  •  Take coordination responsibility in specific projects
  • Perform research support activities, such as writing ethical committee applications and drafting research reports to Swedish and International stakeholders
  • Contribute to the analysis and reporting of suicide statistics, in Sweden and internationally
  • Perform evidence reviews to provide evidence based answers to questions about suicide by policy makers and the general public
  •  Draft and disseminate evidence based recommendations for suicide prevention

Your profile

We are looking for those who have:

  • A master’s degree in psychology, public health, neuroscience, mental health or related field
  • A great interest in the research area of suicide prevention
  • Experience in the planning and executing of quantitative studies, including the collection and analysis of data
  • Excellent oral and written skills in Swedish
  • Good working proficiency of English

It is an advantage if you have the following skills:

  • A doctorate in the field of psychology, public health, neuroscience, mental health or related field
  • Documented experience in the field of suicide prevention
  • Experience in coordinating and administering research projects
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English
  • Experience in publishing scientific papers besides those included in your dissertation 
  • Being able to work independently on research data
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical methods


What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment with wide-ranging expertise and interests. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several good benefits through our collective agreement. And you get to practice freely in our modern wellness facilities, where trained staff are on site.

Location: Solna LIME .





Welcome to apply at the latest August 14th 2022.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form. 

Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period.

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment
Temporary position longer than 6 months

Contract type
Full time

First day of employment
According to agreement

Monthly salary

Number of positions

Working hours


Stockholms län


Reference number
STÖD 2-2565/2022

  • Senior lecturer, Vladimir Carli,

Union representative
  • Jayne Alfredsson, SACO,
  • Shahla Rostami, OFR,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,


Last application date
14.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2306158.