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Researcher (Faculty of Technology, Natural Science and Maritime Sciences)

Deadline: 10.05.2019

About the position

The Faculty of Technology, Natural Science and Maritime Sciences has a vacant permanent external finances position as researcher in micro- and nanotechology.

The position is at the Department of microsystem and reports to the Head of Department. The place of employment is Campus Vestfold. Much of the work will be in close collaboration with companies and other institutions, and som work may be carried out at their sites.

University of South-Eastern Norway

University of South-Eastern Norway has about 18 000 students and about 1500 employees. The university is organized in four faculties, with instruction and R&D activities on eight campuses.

The main profile of the university is to provide socially relevant education, geared towards specific professions, and adapted to the requirements of the workplace, as well as to produce applied research and development.

The position may involve research on a variety of micro- and nanotechnology problems, the emphasis is on packaging technology and the immediate tasks will be to develop wafer level packaging of MEMS/CMOS devices and optical sensors.

Responsibilities and dutiesCarry out reasearch within our externally fundes reasearch project and acquire new projects from funding agencies and industry.


Applicants must have Norwegian doctorate or equivalent education abroad in Micro- and Nanotechologies or related fields with specific preference for applicants with an education experience focused on Electronic Packaging and Interconnection Technologies, Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MOEMS) or Microsensors. Some postdoctoral experience in an advantage.

Co-operation between staff members is an integrated part of the working atmosphere at the University of South-Eastern Norway. The candidate must be motivated and demonstrate a proven ability to work effectively within a team and in a collegiate manner to formulate and realise common objectives.

Personal suitability for the position will be emphasized.

We offer

  • A professionally stimulating working environment.
  • Good opportunities to develop your career and your academic skills
  • A good social environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits in the State Pension Plan
  • Opportunity for physical activities within working hours


Researcher (code 1109): NOK 515 200 - 646 700 a year. Salary placement depending on seniority. In special cases, higher salary may be considered. A statutory contribution will be made from the employee’s salary to the state pension plan.

Additional information

The Academic Appointments Board is responsible for appointments to academic positions at University of South-Eastern Norway.

The successful applicant must comply with the laws, regulations and agreements that apply to the position.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

There are few women employed in research positions at the Department, and consequently women are especially encouraged to apply.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information act § 25 2 paragraph, information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, even though the applicant has requested non-disclosure. The applicant will be informed if his/her request has been declined.

For further information concerning the position please contact Professor/Head of Department Einar Halvorsen, tel: +47 31 00 93 18 at the Department of Microsystems.

How to apply

University of South-Eastern Norway uses online applications. We therefore ask applicants to register their application and CV online by clicking on the “Send application” link to the right. The application must include the following document:

  • Certified diplomas, certificates and transcripts
  • List of works and descriptions of these
  • Names and contact information of three referees

Please note that all documents must be translated into English or a Scandinavian language by an authorized translator.

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