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.
Your tasks and responsibilities will be to
- teach and supervise at advanced and master’s degree level and follow up intensive care nursing students in practical training
- contribute to the development of high quality in education
- collaborate with the professional field
- carry out own research and development work in intensive care nursing
- disseminate research both to academic communities and to society in general
- participate in the development of major research projects and applications for external funding together with colleagues in the academic community
- participate in research collaborations with national and/or international partners
- contribute to the work of further developing the academic community and the department’s study programmes
We are looking for candidates who have
- a PhD in a field of relevance to intensive care nursing
- completed an advanced programme in intensive care nursing
- recent clinical experience from intensive care nursing
- experience of teaching and/or supervision at university/university college level
- good oral and written presentation skills in a Scandinavian language and English
- good digital skills
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
- experience of research and development work of relevance to the position
- experience of participation in research networks and externally funded projects
- teaching skills
We are looking for applicants who
- communicate and cooperate well with students and colleagues and who make a positive contribution to the working environment
- work independently, cooperate well in teams and show flexibility
- have great work capacity and enthusiasm
- inspire and guide candidates and colleagues
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.
- interesting work at Norway’s third biggest and most urban university
participation in research groups
- opportunities for academic development in a creative and inspiring specialist and research environment
- contact with a diverse student group
- good loan and pension arrangements with the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
- good welfare arrangements and a wide range of sports and cultural activities
- Free Norwegian language classes to employees and their partners/spouses
- Work place in downtown Oslo with multiple cultural offers
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.
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:
- application letter
- CV, references and all pages of certificates/diplomas
- a complete list of publications
- up to 10 scholarly works and an overview of them
- preferably two references with contact information
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like more information about the position, feel free to contact:
- Head of Studies Alfhild Dihle, tel. +47 67 23 67 49, email: email@example.com
- For questions of an administrative nature, contact Sofie Rabo Carlsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Final date for applications: 26th of September 2021
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.