PhD i intelligent helse og helseteknologi

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The PhD-program at TKD has a multidisciplinary profile and offers a variety of topics within engineering science. The program is a collaborationwiththe research center on digital engineering: Simula@OsloMet. TKD is an important contributor to OsloMet’s strategic goal of being a leading provider of Research and education for solving the big Challenges for society- today and in the future.


For more information about the program, please see the following website:ØST


Area of research

The Faculty of Technology, Art & Design (TKD) announces one open PhD fellowship in the area of Intelligent health and health technologies. This is an open position within this field, and we are seeking the best candidates possible, allowing applicants to propose their own project.

Intelligent Health is a strategic research area for our Faculty. We are in particular interested in research within the following areas:

Applicants may do research on any of the topics listed above and are required to provide a description of their chosen research project when applying for the PhD-position. The requirements for the project description are listed below.

The fellowship will be for a period of three years, or alternatively, four years including 25% compulsory work (teaching and supervision activities or research administrative work). The decision on whether a 3 or 4 year position is suitable will be discussed as part of the interview process. The academic work is to result in a doctoral thesis that will be defended at the Faculty to obtain the degree PhD.

A potential main supervisor at the Faculty of Technology, Art & Design must be listed in the final application. Where possible, a co-supervisor from OsloMet or elsewhere should also be listed.

We ask that you as a candidate try to find a relevant supervisor at OsloMet. In the case that an applicant does not have knowledge of relevant supervisors, she or he can send the 200 word (maximum) description of their proposed research project by May 30th to Mari Devik ( with the title “Abstract PhD Fellowship in Intelligent health and health technologies”. The abstracts will be sent to relevant supervisors so that they can contact potential candidates. This is done to support matching of applicants and potential supervisors. To the degree that no relevant supervisors exist or are available, this will be communicated to candidates that make contact.

You must have

When assessing and ranking the qualified applicants emphasis will be placed on

We are looking for applicants who have

Expert committee and documentation requirements

Applicants will be assessed by anexpert committee. In order to be considered for the position you must upload the following documents together with your online application by the final date for the application:

Please apply electronically to this position by clicking on the button «Click here and apply». All the documents must be in either English or a Scandinavian language. Any translations must be authorized by government. Originals must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet performs document inspections in order to give you as a candidate a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition.

Note also that failure to upload one or more of the above-mentioned documents will result in your application being rejected without further consideration.

Due to the extraordinary situation we are currently in interviews with candidates will be conducted online and no travel for the interviews will be necessary.

We can offer you


Contact information

For general information about the fellowships, contact Advisor Mari Devik,

For information about processing of applications or if you have any problem uploading documents, please contact Senior advisor Mette Bjørtomt,



Salary is set in accordance with the Norwegian State Salary Scale, position code 1017 NOK 479 600 – 504 700. By law 2% of the salary is deducted as to the Norwegian State Pension Fund.

The position adheres to the Norwegian Government’s policy that the national labour force should to the greatest possible extent reflect the diversity of the population. Therefore, we encourage qualified candidates with immigrant background or reduced functional ability to apply for this position. OsloMet is an IA (Inclusive Workplace) enterprise and operates in compliance with the Norwegian IA agreement.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) your name may be published on the public applicant list even if you have requested non-disclosure. You will in this case be contacted before your name is published.


Final date of application:  August 15th 2020

Ref. No: 20/03337  


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