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Professor II / Acossiate Professor 20 % position of Medicine (Clinical Oncology)

Deadline: 30.08.2020

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 specialized hospital in charge of extensive regional and local hospital assignments. As Scandinavia’s largest hospital, we carry out more than 1.2 million patient treatments each year. The hospital has a nationwide responsibility for a number of national and multi-regional assignments, and has several national centers of competence. Oslo University Hospital is responsible for approximately 50 percent of all medical and health care research conducted at Norwegian hospitals, and is a significant role player within the education of a large variety of health care personnel.

Professor II / Acossiate Professor 20 % position of Medicine (Clinical Oncology), combined with a full time position as Senior Consultant at the Division of Cancer Medicine

About the position

We have a vacant position as Professor II/ Associate Professor (20 % position) of Medicine (Medical Oncology) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine. The position is combined with a full time position as Senior Consultant at the Division of Cancer Medicine, Oslo University Hospital.

Oslo University Hospital (OUH) is the local hospital for a part of Oslo, the regional hospital for all inhabitants of the South-Eastern Health Region of Norway (2,7 million inhabitants), and responsible for a number of specialized national services. Oslo University Hospital is accredited as Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) by the Organization of European Cancer Institutes (OECI). The hospital is the largest nationally, with more than 20.000 employees and a budget of 22 billion NOK. OUH performs most of the medical research and education of health professionals ongoing in Norway.

The University of Oslo (UiO) is the largest research and educational institution of Norway with 28.000 students and 7.000 employees. The UiO will strengthen its international position as a leading research-intensive university through a close interaction across research, education, communication and innovation. The Medical Faculty is the oldest of Norway and aims to perform innovative education, research and dissemination to the best of patients and society. The faculty is organized into three institutes and has 1.500 employees and 2.000 students.

A permanent position as senior consultant in oncology is vacant at the Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, Oslo University Hospital (OUH). The main position is combined with a position as Adjunct Professor/ Associate Professor (20 %) within medicine (oncology) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, The Medical Faculty, University of Oslo (UiO). The positions are combined and both must be held.

Regarding the full time position at OUH:The Department of Oncology is part of the Division of Cancer Medicine.

The Department of Oncology is the largest nationally with 1.000 employees, offering medical oncological treatment, radiation therapy and palliative treatment to cancer patients within its responsibilities as a local and regional hospital, in addition to selected national responsibilities.

In addition to linear accelerators and treatment modalities for brachytherapy, a proton unit is under construction. The department offers all kind of medical oncological therapies.

The Department of Oncology is localized at three campuses (Ullevål Hospital, The Radium Hospital, and Aker Hospital), and the employee has to be prepared to work at various localizations, after appointment. Today the Department has academic positions within breast cancer, lung cancer, sarcoma and palliative medicine.The department aims at national and international leading research level within the prioritized areas. The research production is extensive, with up to 150 scientific articles published per year. The department has a large activity within clinical research and experimental therapies, and aims at cooperating systematically across research fields and with institutions nationally and internationally. There is a unit for early clinical trials, and a new unit for clinical cancer research is established in order to strengthen the activity. Translational research is performed in close cooperation with the Institute for Cancer Research collocated at The Radium Hospital, and with universities and colleges. The department aims to implement results from research into clinical practice and innovation, and to contribute to the academic development, education and training in oncology. Teaching and the development of competence is central. A unit for teaching is established at the Department. The University and the Department aims to strengthen the academic activity in areas where there today are no formal academic positions.

Work tasks

  • Clinical work connected to one of the large patient groups within the department
  • Contribute to early implementation of new knowledge from research into clinical practice
  • Contribute to ongoing cost-utility analyses and health technology assessments in oncology
  • Contribute to education of clinical specialists


  • Norwegian authorization as specialist in clinical oncology
  • Clinical ongoing experience within medical oncology and radiotherapy
  • Research competence and experience are especially important, see also required qualifications for the part time position
  • Teaching competence
  • Experience from leadership and personnel management
  • Applicants from countries outside of Scandinavia have to document knowledge of the Norwegian language, written and spoken

Personal qualifications

  • We are looking for a person with clinical and scientific dedication, who wishes to contribute to the development of both clinical and academic oncology
  • Ability to cooperate, act in a flexible manner and with good patient interaction
  • Personal suitability will be emphasized – especially team working abilities

We offer

  • Challenging work tasks within an ambitious university hospital environment
  • Salary as appointed
  • Employment is on the terms determined by current laws, rules and regulations. Membership in the pension arrangements is obligatory

Regarding the part-time academic position at UiO:

For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation on the academic position, please see: https://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/om/jobb/stillingsbeskrivelser/2020-5672-stillingsbeskrivelse-klinisk-onkologi.pdf

Applications for the academic part-time position must include:

  • Cover letter and CV
  • 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, https://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/form—-phd-candidate-supervision.odt
  • Description of qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills
  • Educational portfolio of 3-6 pages documenting educational competence and experience, including a reflection note in which your own practice and learning vision is anchored in the SoTL criteria (focus on student learning, development over time, a research approach and a collegial attitude and practice)
  • Other relevant qualifications

Please scan and send the documents as PDF-files (maximum 2 MB / file).

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

Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Thoril Kristiansen, tlf. (+ 47) 22 84 46 99.

Contact person for the combined position:

  • Head of Department of oncology, Stein Kaasa, mob +47- 918 97 001, e-mail: [email protected]

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  • Stein Kaasa (Avdelingsleder), 91897001