Associate Professor in Economics

Deadline: 01.02.2022

BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School is ranked among the top business schools in Europe combining internationally recognized research and a wide range of educational offerings from bachelor to master and doctoral degree programmes as well as executive programmes. BI’s mission is to build the knowledge economy by empowering people and improving business. BI has 20 000 students, more than 300 000 alumni, and a number of academic and business partnerships and networks both nationally and internationally. BI holds the three most prestigious international quality accreditations – AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. BI is organised as an independent foundation whose purpose is teaching and research. All profits are used to strengthen BI's academic- and learning environment.

The department of Economics at Bl Norwegian Business School has a vacant position as Associate Professor in Economics at campus Bergen. The position will be organizationally affiliated with campus Bergen but also with the department of Economics in Oslo. The successful applicant must hold a doctoral degree, have a strong research record and possess very good pedagogical skills. Experience with teaching at bachelor level will be given weight.

Further qualifications include experience from business-relevant research and studies, international research network, and English language skills. A track-record of international work experience and collaboration with the business or public sector, including R&D work, research dissemination and research-based advisory services, is appreciated.

We actively encourage women to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to make an active contribution towards developing the school's academic environment on both the research and teaching sides. Faculty is expected to participate at the department's research seminars. Teaching duties at all levels must be expected although most of the teaching will be at Bachelor level. Duties will also include supervision of students.

All faculty must hold a basic level of pedagogical qualification in accordance with governmental provisions. Applicants must submit systematically documentation of their training/experience in course development, different teaching activities, grading and tutoring. Candidates may obtain this competence within two years after entering an associate professor position.

At Bl Norwegian Business School today, bachelor level classes are predominantly taught in Norwegian and master classes are taught in English. Norwegian language is appreciated and applicants must be able to teach in Norwegian within 4 years. Language classes are sponsored by Bl Norwegian Business School.

Scientific competence will be evaluated in accordance with the ordinary regulations for academic positions at universities and specialized university institutions.

Potential candidates will be invited to interviews and seminar presentations. Bl Norwegian Business School reserves the right to reject applicants who, though academically qualified, do not satisfy other requirements like pedagogical ability or collaborative skills.

Questions about the position can be directed to:

  • Director Elisabeth Seim, campus Bergen, telephone: +47 98251612 or
  • Professor Tommy Sveen, Head of Department, telephone: +47 46410097

Applicants should submit their application, including CV, academic papers (up to 15), and list of publications, electronically. Applicants' highest degrees and other particularly relevant qualifications must be documented. Further information and documentation of other.

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