Associate professor in Information Technology

Deadline: 16.06.2024


Kristiania leverer forskning og utdanning innen ledelse, organisasjon, markedsføring, kommunikasjon, informatikk, helsevitenskap, innovasjon og kunstfag. Med over 16.500 studenter og et stort utdanningstilbud i Oslo, Bergen og på nett, er Kristiania Norges største uavhengige breddehøyskole. Kristianias oppdrag er å bidra til Norges sosiale og økonomiske utvikling gjennom en problemdrevet og anvendt kunnskapsutvikling og -formidling, i nært samarbeid med arbeidslivet. For å kunne utføre dette oppdraget på en mest mulig effektiv måte, har Kristiania som mål å bli Norges første uavhengige universitet.

About School of Economics, Innovation, and Technology

The School of Economics, Innovation, and Technology delivers research and study programmes at bachelor, master, and PhD level. The emphasis for both research and education are on economics, innovation, digitalization, and information technology. Computer science, software engineering, information systems and the interaction between technology and human beings are other exciting focus areas.

Additionally, the department is expanding its online offers and offers in further and continuing education in cooperation with working life. The department has well-established research groups and research labs at a high international level.

About the position

We are seeking a new staff member for a full-time position as an Associate professor in Information Technology at School of Economics, Innovation, and Technology. Desired start date is 1 January 2025. Workplace is Oslo.


  • Participation in planning, teaching, coaching and supervision on all levels.
  • Involvement in educational development work and development of study programmes
  • Actively carry out research, publishing, and academically related self-development
  • Maintain dialogue and network with relevant industries, companies, and NGOs
  • Initiate, lead and participate in research projects, including securing external funding

Lecturing at Kristiania University College requires the candidate to speak a Scandinavian language and to be able to lecture in English.

The candidate must be prepared for organizational and work-related changes.

Applicants must be able to document the following:

  • Norwegian doctoral degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, and Information systems, or a corresponding foreign doctoral degree recognized as equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree or competence at a corresponding level documented by academic work of the same scope and quality
  • Relevant research expertise
  • Experience with supervision, teaching and/or programme management in higher education
  • Experience with participation in research projects and/ or experience with participation in national and international research networks
  • Documented competence in relevant educational theory and practice based on training or on teaching and supervision
  • Good programming skills
  • Competence in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language

Applicants should document any pedagogical and/or didactic competences regarding higher education and the development of skills in lecturing and student guidance. If the successful candidate does not satisfy the requirements, he or she will have to complete the Kristiania University College’s course for pedagogical base competence within a two-year period after starting the position.

Each candidate will be evaluated according to the Regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts (No: Forskrift om ansettelse og opprykk i undervisnings- og forskerstilling) pursuant to the Norwegian Universities and University Colleges Act (No: Universitets- og høyskoleloven).

Qualified applicants will be assessed by an expert committee.

If there are no applicants who are eligible for permanent appointment as Associate professor (førsteamanuensis), an applicant may be added for a temporary period of up to three years if the expert committee finds that he or she has the prerequisites to obtain the necessary qualifications within that time. A new expert assessment will be carried out by the end of this period.

In addition, candidates will be evaluated based on whether they have

  • Good written and oral communication skills. The working and teaching languages are Norwegian and English.
  • Relevant work experience from the industry
  • Experience in obtaining externally funded research projects
  • International/Scandinavian academic network

Personal qualities:

  • Engaged in the field of work
  • Independent and reliable
  • Good cooperation skills that contribute to a constructive and stimulating working environment, as well as an inclusive social climate

Emphasis is placed on personal suitability for the position.

We aim for our staff to reflect diversity in the population, to the greatest extent possible. Kristiania University College encourage all those who are qualified to apply.

We encourage applicants to send their application and necessary documentation regarding their education and practical work experience electronically, along with

  • Application text clearly setting out the motivation for the position and the applicant's educational platform
  • CV with full details of education, practice and other professional activities
  • List of scientific works and/or development projects. The documentation shall contain a full overview of scientific activity or other activity of significance for the position. Applicants can deliver up to 10 scientific works/publications
  • Research- and teaching statement
  • Diplomas, certifications, references and testimonials, preferably by a link to the Norwegian diploma registry Vitnemålsportalen (www.vitnemalsportalen.no/english/) or a similar international portal
  • List of references

Qualified applicants must be prepared to hold a trial teaching session/lecture

We offer:

  • An exciting job in a dynamic professional environment in an organization with ambitions
  • A pleasant and stimulating working environment with good colleges
  • Good opportunities for professional development
  • Good insurance and pension schemes
  • Corporate sports teams and training facilities
  • Modern premises in Oslo city center
  • Salary in accordance with agreement

Application date: 16.06.2024

Do you wonder what it’s like to work at Kristiania University College, or do you have any questions about the position?

Please contact Tor-Morten Grønli

We use Semac background checks in our recruitment process.

Only applications received through our application portal will be considered.



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