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Adjunct Professor or Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Søknadsfrist: 06.06.2019

Position as Senior Consultant or Senior Researcher at Division of Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, combined with Adjunct Professor /Associate Professor (20 % position) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo.

Universitetet i Oslo

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.


The Institute of Clinical Medicine (Klinmed) is one of three institutes under the Faculty. Klinmed is responsible for the Faculty's educational and research activities at Oslo University Hospital and Akershus University Hospital. With about 800 employees spread over approximately 425 man-labour years, Klinmed is the university's largest institute. Our activities follow the clinical activity at the hospitals and are spread across a number of geographical areas.

Akershus University Hospital is the largest acute hospital in Norway, and local and area hospital for close to 10% of the Norwegian population. We have a fast growing research environment in the field of medicine and health sciences.


Akershus University Hospital aims for our work force to reflect our values of multi-disciplinarity, diversity and equality. We therefore seek a balance in the age and gender profile of our staff, and we are particularly interested in recruiting people from ethnic minorities.

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The Institute of Clinical Medicine has a vacant position as Adjunct Professor or Associate Professor of Psychiatry. The part-time professorship (20 %) is combined with a full-time (100 %) senior consultant or senior researcher position at Akershus University Hospital. The hospital has ongoing research within several fields, such as clinical research, population based health research and molecular biology research.

About the position

The Institute of Clinical Medicine has a vacant position as Adjuct Professor or Assosiate Professor (20%) combined with a full-time (100 %) Senior Consultant or Senior Researcher position at Akershus University Hospital.

Applicants must hold an MD, be a certified specialist in psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry or addiction medicine and have sufficient clinical experience to teach medical students broadly within the area of psychiatry.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create an attractive research environment will be emphasised. Active collaboration, also interdisciplinary and internationally is expected.

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Relating to the main position:

The 20 % position as professor is combined with a full time (100 %) position in the Division of Mental Health Services, either as a senior researcher at the Department of Research and Development or as a consultant in one of the clinical departments. The research milieu in psychiatry consists of eight researchers/senior researchers in the R&D Department (psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurse), five postdoctors, eight PhD candidates and four persons giving research support. Several clinicians and researchers in the clinical departments are associated with the R&D Department.

From February 2019, the Division of Mental Health Services will serve a population of 575 000 and consists of five Community Mental Health Centres, Department for Children and Adolescent Mental Health, Department for Mental Health of Elderly, Department for Acute Psychiatry, Department for Special Psychiatry, Department for Addiction Services, Department for Adult Habilitation, and Department for Research and Development.

There are three research groups: 1) child and adolescent mental health, 2) adult mental health, and 3) substance abuse and addiction. There is increasing emphasis on clinical and mainly treatment studies. The Division of Mental Health Services is increasing research in all clinical departments.

The successful applicant will have an important role in developing research at the Division of Mental Health Services, and also in teaching of medical students. The appointee will have the opportunity to develop new ideas and studies and also develop collaboration with researchers nationally and internationally. Successful applications for funding of research will be expected. Broad clinical and research competence across age (children, adolescents and adults) and thematic areas will be an advantage.

Applicants must hold an MD, be a certified specialist in psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry or addiction medicine and have sufficient clinical experience to teach medical students broadly within the area of psychiatry.

Relating to the academic position:

The academic position is part time 20 %. The university Department of Health Services Research and Psychiatry has a total of 9 academic positions.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create an attractive research environment will be emphasised. Active collaboration, also interdisciplinary and internationally is expected.

For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation, please see:

www.med.uio.no/klinmed/om/jobb/stillingsbeskrivelser/2019-3655-stillingsbeskrivelse-psykiatri.pdf

We offer:

  • A challenging and friendly working environment
  • High academic standards
  • A favorable pension arrangement (Statens pensjonskasse)
  • Advantageous welfare conditions
  • An inclusive workplace
  • Pay grade depending on qualifications

Applications for the academic part-time position must include:

  • Cover letter and CV Complete list of publications
  • Separate list of 10 most relevant publications to be evaluated specifically for the position (please send these publications attached in full text versions).
  • Overview of experience in supervising PhD candidates, including names of the candidates, period of supervision, information on institutions and dates for the presentation of the theses, as well as specific information regarding experience as main- or co-supervisor for each candidate:

https://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/form—-phd-candidate-supervision.pdf

  • Description of qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills

Other relevant qualifications More information can be found here:

https://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/

For Rules for Appointments to Professorships and Associate Professorships please see:

www.uio.no/english/about/regulations/personnel/academic/

Kontaktinformasjon:

  • Øystein Kjos (Director Psyhiatric Services), +47 90158571
  • Hilde Lurås (Department of Health Services Reasearch and Psychiatry), +47 92417512
  • Torbjørn Omland (Head of Campus Ahus, professor), +47 40107050
  • Tove Norvik (HR-officer in charge, Institute of Clinical Medicine), +47 22850545

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