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Adjunct Professor / Associate Professor, combined with Senior Consultant - Nephrology

Deadline: 09.08.2020

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.

Oslo University Hospital is a highly specialised hospital in charge of extensive regional and local hospital assignments and the provision of high quality services for the citizens of Oslo. The hospital also has a nationwide responsibility for a number of national and multi-regional assignments and has several national centres of competence. The hospital is Scandinavia's largest and we each year carry out more than 1.2 million patient treatments. Oslo University Hospital is responsible for approximately 50 percent of all medical and healthcare research conducted at Norwegian hospitals and is a significant role player within the education of a large variety of health care personnel. We are an emergency hospital for East and Southern Norway and have national emergency assignments. The hospital has a total budget of NOK 17 billion. More than 20,000 employees are engaged with activities at more than 40 different locations.

A permanent position as Senior Consultant (100 %) in Nephrology is available at the Department of Nephrology, Division of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part time position as Professor SKO 8013 (20 %) or Associate Professor SKO 1011 (20 % position) at the Division of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions.

Regarding the full-time position at Oslo University Hospital

The Department of Nephrology at Oslo University Hospital (OUH), Ullevål provides treatment for adult patients with chronic and acute kidney disease as well as follow-up of transplanted patients. Patients are referred to the department from various other medical institutions. The department treats patients with long-term follow-up of chronic kidney disease including renal transplanted patients, rare autoimmune kidney diseases, diabetic nephropathy, hypertensive kidney disease and severe hypertension when needed. The department includes a large ambulatory renal clinic, peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis facilities, and there is a follow-up of patients treated with dialysis at home and in nursing homes. Doctors in the renal department are frequently consulted from other departments, such as geriatric, general internal and surgical wards, and intensive care units, to assist with renal patients with different kidney disease and severe hypertension. This is the departments homepage:


The health workers from Department of Nephrology work closely with colleagues from the transplant unit in OUH, and other hospitals in the Health Region South-East. There are monthly renal biopsy conferences together with the Department of Pathology. Educational seminars are frequent for staff, younger physicians in training and graduate students. The colleagues are affiliated in research groups (nephrology, hypertension and nephrocardiology), with currently several ph.d students ongoing with research projects, and several grants have been achieved also currently. There are currently a professor II position in vacancy, in addition to present associate professor and clinical research fellows with educational duties, i.e. lectures, ward rounds and in general of training of medical students the 3rd and 6th year at medical school.There are 9 Senior Consultant positions at the Department, 5 doctors in training and 57 nurses. There are 14 beds in the ward. Number of ambulatory patients includes 150 chronic dialysis patients and more than 7000 outpatient consultations every year.The applicant is expected to take a leading position clinically as well as scientifically within one or more of the sections’ fields of expertise.


  • The working tasks will be allocated according to applicant qualifications and department needs
  • The applicant must participate in the ordinary clinical work at the department
  • Contribute to maintain and develop a highly qualified research environment
  • The applicant is expected to contribute to training of clinical fellows, run courses and participate in quality improvement routines.
  • The applicant is expected to participate in the on-call duty of the department.

Qualification requirements

  • The applicant must possess a Norwegian specialist accreditation in internal medicine and nephrology
  • The applicant should have broad experience within the fields of nephrology

Personal qualifications

  • Personal qualifications
  • Working efficient and conscience fully
  • Personal qualifications of the applicant, including documented collaborative skills, will be important.
  • Patient management involves empathic communication skills at a high level towards patients and their families.
  • Documented language skills in Norwegian or a compatible Scandinavian language is required.

We can offer

  • We offer good opportunities for professional development in a great working environment with highly dedicated and skilled co-workers at a university hospital with unique access to leading expertise in many clinical and supporting medical subspecialties. The Department continuously aims to enhance the quality of the service through recruitment of applicants with particularly valuable expertise.
  • Salary level for the position will be negotiated according to standard protocols.

Regarding the part-time position

For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation on the academic position please see:


Applications for the academic part-time position must include

  • Motivation letter, CV and copies of diplomas and certificates
  • 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:


  • Description and documentation of qualifications regarding dissemination, administration, management and foreign language skills
  • An educational portfolio, providing a total and systematic presentation of the applicant`s educational and teaching qualifications
  • Description and documentation of qualifications regarding research planning and research management
  • Other relevant qualifications

Please scan and send the documents as PDF files

See guidelines for designing the application, information for applicants, rules for appointments to Associate/Adjunct Professorships as well as rules concerning pedagogical skills: http://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/index.html

Contact person:

  • Senior Consultant position OUH: Head of Department Aud Stenehjem, tlf 22 11 92 51, [email protected]
  • Associate/Adjunct Professorship position University of Oslo: Head of Research Division of Medicine, Professor Dan Atar, tlf 22 11 80 80, [email protected]

Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tone Tverfjell, [email protected]

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Apply for position


  • Aud-Eldrid Stenehjem (Head of department, Department of Nephrology), +47 22119251
  • Dan Atar (Head of Research, Division of Medicine), 22118080, [email protected]