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Researcher, permanent (50%) at the Institute for Experimental Medical Research

Deadline: 31.05.2022

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.

More about IEMF: Institute for Experimental Medical Research - Institute of Clinical Medicine (uio.no)

Job description

Do you want to be our new colleague?

In the preclinical imaging group, we are looking for a researcher with expertise in preclinical PET / MRI - a skilled and independent employee with enthusiasm and genuine interest in our field, for a permanent position as a Researcher (50%).

The Institute for Experimental Medical Research (IEMF), which is centrally and idyllically located in Oslo, is an innovative and dynamic medical research environment that through research seeks to understand the molecular cause of the development of heart failure. We are a part of the University of Oslo (UiO), and work closely with clinical departments at Oslo University Hospital (OUH). The IEMF has approx. 70 employees who are organized in either the laboratory / technical unit, or in one of the seven research groups. The department is based on a close interaction between different professional groups such as molecular biologists, physiologists, engineers, bioengineers, physicists and mathematicians. The department is responsible for three regional high-tech core facilities.

At our department, you will be part of a well-organized workplace with a focus on excellence. The Advanced translational imaging group has an extensive track record in Magnetic Resonance, and is now establishing preclinical PET / MRI. Our preclinical MR core facility has a 9.4T MR, and has now acquired a PET / 7T MR. The hired researcher will have the scientific responsibility for research activity on the PET scanner.

More about the position

You must have experience in PET imaging, and extensive research portfolio on PET imaging (clinical or preclinical). We have a tight collaboration with clinical PET scientists, and a combination of preclinical and clinical PET research projects can be expected. The person hired will work closely with our MR physicists. You can read more about us and our research on our website www.iemf.no


  • Initiate and lead PET research at IEMR
  • Administrative responsibility for our PET scanner
  • Participate in ongoing research projects involving clinical PET
  • Technical responsibility for our preclinical PET
  • Training of support staff in PET
  • Responsible for design and updating PET protocols
  • Responsible for identification of new needs for equipment and methods

Qualification requirements

  • Relevant education in medical physics
  • PhD in medical physics
  • Solid and documented scientific track record
  • Extensive experience with PET imaging
  • Approved experimental animal course is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the Norwegian language is an advantage
  • Good English skills is required

Personal skills

  • Professionally skilled
  • Ambitious
  • Committed
  • Reliable
  • Structured
  • Genuine interest in research
  • Personal suitability will be emphasized

We offer

  • Salary NOK 604 700 - 734 400 per annum in 100% position, depending on qualifications in position as Researcher (position code 1109)
  • A slightly different health professional work environment
  • Interesting work assignments in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Social work environment in addition to Oslo's rich opportunities for cultural and outdoor activities

How to apply

The application must include

  • cover letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interest)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, administrative experience and other qualifying activity)
  • list of reference persons: 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number)

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

Formal regulations

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

Inclusion and diversity are a strength. The University of Oslo has a personnel policy objective of achieving a balanced gender composition. Furthermore, we want employees with diverse professional expertise, life experience and perspectives.

If there are qualified applicants with disabilities, employment gaps or immigrant background, we will invite at least one applicant from each of these categories to an interview.

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