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Who will lead KI?

What kind of leadership would you like to see at Karolinska Institutet? On this page yoy can follow the process of finding and recruting a new Vice-Chancellor.

The Karolinska Institutet University Board (Konsistoriet) has decided to propose Professor Ole Petter Ottersen, rector of Oslo University, as the new vice-chancellor of Karolinska Institutet. His candidacy will now be considered by the government, which takes the final decision on the matter.

Anders Gustafsson will be Dean of Research and Marianne Schultzberg will be Dean of Doctoral Education.

News and announcements

Ole Petter Ottersens statement and CV

06 Feb
Ole Petter Ottersen, rector candidate at Karolinska Institutet

Election result – dean of research

10 Jun
The advisory by-election for the dean of research has now been concluded.

Junior Faculty interview - Who will be Karolinska Institutet’s next Dean of Research?

08 Jun
Junior Faculty comprises a large portion of the employees at Karolinska Institutet. The choice of a new Dean of Research is important for the direction KI will take with regards to scientific vision, the implementation of clear career tracks, equal opportunities, communication and more. In other words, this election can have a significant impact on the situation for junior faculty at KI, and we should all take an active role in this election and vote. To help junior faculty place informed votes, the Junior Faculty board has interviewed the three candidates to obtain their views on areas of interest to young researchers aiming to establish themselves at KI. Your vote matters!

An exciting, complex job that requires exceptional leadership skills

02 Jun
Leading an international medical university is a highly challenging job. Now that the Karolinska Institutet board has embarked on the search for a new vice-chancellor, it is hoped that they will find a person who is renowned for their acumen as an academic leader.
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"The vice-chancellor must be prepared to answer questions"

KI Bladet asked some employees and students about what issues the new vice-chancellor should tackle and the qualities they would like him or her to possess. 

 

An exciting, complex job that requires exceptional leadership skills

Leading an international medical university is a highly challenging job. Now that the Karolinska Institutet board has embarked on the search for a new vice-chancellor, it is hoped that they will find a person who is renowned for their acumen as an academic leader.

- We’re looking for someone who has the courage to hold the reins of the university while allowing it considerable freedom, says election committee chairperson Lars Leijonborg.