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Assistant Professor in Electronics / Electronic Engineering

Deadline: 21.11.2019

The engineers of the future must have a high level of academic expertise and have the ability to work interdisciplinary in an international environment. The students must acquire and develop sound theoretical academic knowledge, practical skills and good social skills. The department emphasises teaching, supervision and development in a good learning environment. Our colleagues must therefore have a positive attitude to student development, in addition to having a sound academic and theoretical background. The Department has a permanent fulltime position available as Assistant Professor in Electronics/ Electronic Engineering.


OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University is one of Norway’s largest universities, with more than 20,000 students and 2,000 employees. OsloMet delivers knowledge to solve societal challenges, in close cooperation with the society and employers. OsloMet is an urban and diverse university with a clear international profile, and an attractive place to work and study with campuses in Oslo city center and at Kjeller in the Municipality of Lillestrøm. Our location in the metropolitan area gives us good opportunities to understand and benefit from the city’s diverse population.

The Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD) offers higher education and research and development (R&D) activities within technical subjects, arts and design. The Faculty has approximately 3.000 students and 280 staff members and is situated at Pilestredet Campus in downtown Oslo and at Kjeller Campus in Akershus.

The Department of Mechanical, Electronic and Chemical Engineering
offers bachelor’s degrees in electronic engineering, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering. From autumn 2020, the department will offer master’s degree programmes in ‘Robotics and Control’ and ‘Biomedical Engineering’. This position will contribute to strengthening the teaching capacity on the electronic engineering related modules.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Teaching, primarily at bachelor's degree level
  • Supervising bachelor degree projects
  • Developing the department’s courses and programmes, both academically and pedagogically
  • Carrying out academic-administrative tasks
  • Further developing the academic community in MEK, TKD and in OsloMet as a whole
  • Contribute to existing R&D activities

Qualification requirements:

  • Master's degree in electronics, electronic engineering or equivalent field of study
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant programming tools and their use (including C, C++, Python)
  • Relevant work experience is desirable
  • Experience of research in electronics or electronic engineering is desirable
  • A Postgraduate Certificate in Education and/or teaching experience is an advantage
  • Good oral and written skills in English is expected. The candidate is expected to acquire a working command of Norwegian within three years of being appointed.

Candidates who have no relevant qualifications in pedagogy at the time of appointment must commit themselves to complete OsloMet’s programme for basic pedagogical competence (15 ECTS credits) within two years.

We are looking for applicants who:

  • have an interest in education and knowledge dissemination
  • enjoy working with young people in a learning situation
  • can handle teaching large classes
  • are structured and have a good implementation capacity
  • have the ability to work independently
  • have good cooperation skills and social skills
  • are positive and solution-oriented
  • have good digital skills

We offer:

  • interesting work at Norway’s third biggest and most urban university
  • opportunities for further academic development and in-depth study in a creative academic and research environment
  • independence and flexibility at work
  • a social work place with good welfare schemes
  • loan and pension arrangements with the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund


Please upload the following documents, together with your application by the final date for applications:

  • CV, references and all pages of certificates/diplomas
  • A list of scholarly works, if applicable
  • Documentation of teaching qualifications and/or experience

If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, contact HR advisor Mette Bjørtomt at [email protected]

Applicants will be asked to give a trial lecture in connection with the interview.

Other information

If you would like more information about the position, feel free to contact:

The salary for the position is in accordance with the pay for state employees: job code 1009 Assistant professor (Universitetslektor), salary scale 51 - 66, NOK 456 400-594 400.

A higher salary may be considered for particularly well-qualified applicants. Law deducts 2% of the salary to the State Pension Fund.

If you wish to apply for the position, please apply electronically by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.

OsloMet has implemented the Charter & Code and been certified by the EU Commission with HR Excellence in Research (HRS4R) and is part of the EU network for mobility of Researchers Euraxess.

OsloMet has implemented the Charter & Code and is certified to use the HR Excellence in Research (HRS4R) logo by the European Commission.

OsloMet is a member of the EU Researchers in Motion network Euraxess.

Reference number: 19/10360

Last application date: 21.Nov.2019

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