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Vacancy for an associate professor in intensive care nursing (50% of a permanent full-time position)

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 Health Sciences consists of five departments and offers study programmes on all levels, including PhD. The faculty has about 6000 students and nearly 600 members of staff.

Department of Nursing and Health Promotion is located at all three campus: Kjeller, Pilestredet and Sandvika. The department has approximately 3000 students and 250 employees.

OsloMet is working to develop one of Norway’s best nursing education programmes and a leading expert environment in the field of nursing. A permanent position as an associate professor in 50% of a full-time position is available at the Department of Nursing and Health Promotion in the field of intensive care nursing.  
The position will primarily be affiliated to the master’s degree programme and advanced programme in intensive care nursing. Duties in other areas of the programme may also be relevant. 

We are looking for someone who is ambitious on their students’ behalf, who enjoys teaching, supervision and research, and who is prepared to use various digital learning resources. 

Extensive research activity is conducted at the department, which has eight research groups, and we regularly hire research fellows. As an associate professor, 35% of the 50% position will be dedicated research time. 

Please, read more about the faculty and the department on our website

Your tasks and responsibilities will be to 

Qualification requirements 

We are looking for candidates who have 

General criteria for appointment to teaching and research positions are set out in the Regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts

Applicants must document basic competence in teaching and supervision at university and university college level. Applicants who are unable to document basic university teaching qualifications upon appointment must achieve such qualifications within two years. OsloMet offers a programme in university pedagogy (UHPED) that meets this requirement. As regards requirements for educational competence for associate professor positions, see the Guidelines for the Assessment of Educational Competence at OsloMet on our website

It is an advantage if you have 

We are looking for applicants who 

OsloMet will test teaching qualifications in connection towith interviews. 

It is important to 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 make adaptations to the workplace if required. You are also welcome to apply for a position with us if you have had periods where you have not been in employment, education or training. 

We offer 

Practical information about relocation to Oslo and living in Norway.

The salary for the position is in accordance with the Basic Collective Agreement for state employees and OsloMet’s pay policy for position code 1011, førsteamanuensis/1198 førstelektor, pay grade 60-74, i.e. NOK 543,500–702,100 per year A higher salary may be considered for particularly well-qualified applicants. 

Application process 

Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. Before the application documents are forwarded to an expert committee, all the applications will be reviewed by the faculty. Applications from unqualified applicants will not be forwarded for evaluation. Please upload the following documents together with your application by the final date for applications: 

If you wish to apply for the position, please apply electronically by clicking the button at the bottom of the page. We only consider applications submitted through our electronic recruitment system, and all documents must be uploaded in order for your application to be considered. The documents must be in a Scandinavian language or English. Translations must be government authorised, and you must expect to present originals if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet checks documents in order to give candidates a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, please contact Sofie Rabo Carlsen via email at  

Other information 

If you would like more information about the position, feel free to contact: 


Final date for applications: 26th of September 2021 
Ref: 21/09251 

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.