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Professor/Associate Professor in Infrastructure Project Management

OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University is Norway’s third largest university, with more than 20,000 students and 2,000 employees. OsloMet delivers knowledge to solve societal challenges, in close cooperation with the society and employers. OsloMet is an urban and diverse university with a clear international profile, and an attractive place to work and study with campuses in Oslo city centre and at Kjeller in the Municipality of Lillestrøm. Our location in the metropolitan area gives us good opportunities to understand and benefit from the city’s diverse population.

The Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD) offers higher education and research and development (R&D) activities within technical subjects, arts and design. The Faculty has approximately 4.000 students and 400 staff members and is situated at Pilestredet Campus in downtown Oslo and at Kjeller Campus in Viken.

The Department of Civil Engineering and Energy Technology offers bachelors and master’s degree programs in engineering, in addition to research and development activities. The department has approximately 60 staff members and 850 students.

The Department of Civil Engineering and Energy Technology has a vacancy for a Professor/Associate Professor  in Infrastructure Project Management within the field of smart infrastructure. The department is developing its study portfolio and plans to strengthen its academic environment in civil engineering. We are looking for an innovative, creative and responsible candidate who can contribute to the teaching, research and development of the field of infrastructure engineering. The candidate shall lead the research and education in infrastructure project planning and management with a focus on transport systems (road and railway) and urban planning. The candidate is also expected to collaborate with the research groups (structural engineering, process management and digitalization and transport, infrastructure & urban development) at the department to conduct interdisciplinary activities.


Read more on our research group Transport, Infrastructure, and Urban development (TransFrUrban) and Construction Management, Sustainability, Innovation and Digitalization.


Your duties and responsibilities will be to:


Qualification requirements:

- Transport infrastructure project planning process

- Contract management

- Construction productivity

- Digitalization in infrastructure project

Good oral and written presentation skills in English are required. Applicants who do not have sufficient knowledge of Scandinavian must have acquired Norwegian knowledge corresponding to level B2 within three years of commencement. Courses are offered at OsloMet.

Applicants must document relevant educational competence in accordance with OsloMet's Guidelines for assessment of educational competence.

 General criteria for appointments to academic positions are covered by the Regulations for appointment and promotion to academic posts.

The following will be emphasized:

Personal qualities necessary for the position

We emphasize that you are collaborative and motivated to build professional communities and are concerned with new thinking and innovation in education, research and development work.

OsloMet conducts testing of pedagogical qualifications in connection with interviews.

It is important for OsloMet to reflect the population of our region, and all qualified candidates are welcome to apply. We make active endeavours to further develop OsloMet as an inclusive workplace and to adapt the workplace if required. If there are periods where you have not been in work, under education or in training, you are also welcome to apply.


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Practical information about relocation to Oslo and living in Norway

The position is remunerated in accordance with the Basic Collective Agreement for the Civil Service and OsloMets salary policy, job code 1013 Professor, or as Associate Professor, job code 1011 . The salary is NOK 553 500 – 935 300 per year, salary scale 60 -84 A higher salary may be considered for particularly well qualified applicants.  

Application process

If you would like to apply for the position you must do so electronically through our recruitment system.

You will be assessed by an Expert Committee. You must upload the following documents with the application within the application deadline:


We only process applications sent via our electronic recruitment system and all documents must be uploaded for your application to be processed. The documents must be in either English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be authorised. Originals must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet performs document checks in order to give you as a candidate a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition.

If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, please contact

Before submitting the application documents to the Expert Committee, all applications will be reviewed by the faculty and applicants who do not meet the formal qualification requirements will not be submitted for assessment.

OsloMet has adhered to the principles in the DORA declaration and obliged the institution to follow the recommendations in this declaration.


Other information

For more information about the position, feel free to contact:

If there are no qualified applicants, we may consider an appointment to a temporary position, on the condition that the appointee qualifies for a permanent position within three years.


Deadline for application: August 31st 2022

Ref:                             21/10269




OsloMet is a Charter & Code certified institution by the EU Commisson holding the right to use the logo HR Excellence in Research (HRS4R). OsloMet is a member of the EURAXESS network supporting a positive work environment for researchers in motion. OsloMet has signed The Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). DORA recognizes the need to improve the ways in which the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated.