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Professor II / Associate Professor (20 % position) in medicine (Paediatric Infections / Immunology)

Deadline: 01.02.2021

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 (OUH) is a local hospital for the major part of Oslo's population. It has a regional function for the inhabitants in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, and also a large number of national functions. OUH is Norway’s largest hospital with more than 20 000 employees and a budget of 20 billion NOK. The Hospital is responsible for a major part of medical research and education of health personnel in Norway.

Professor II / Associate Professor (20 % position) in medicine (Paediatric Infections/ Immunology) combined with 100% Senior Consultant at OUH

About the position

A full time permanent position as Senior Consultant (Paediatrics) is available at the Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part time position as Professor II SKO 9013 /Associate Professor SKO 1011 (20 % position) in Medicine (Paediatric Infections/ Immunology) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UoO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions.

Regarding the full-time clinical position at OUH:

Oslo University Hospital has local, regional, multiregional, and national responsibilities in paediatrics. The Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine is located at two campuses, Rikshospitalet and Ullevål hospital, and is currently organized with thirteen departments. All departments are involved in patient care and teaching of medical students and of other health care professionals. The research activity is organized in research groups and the division aims at integrating clinical research with basic research within and outside of the division. The departments are supposed to develop the research activities further within prioritized areas.

Applicants must hold an MD, they must hold specialist qualifications in paediatrics, and they must be able to document broad clinical experience in a relevant field of paediatrics. Interpersonal skills and the ability to create an attractive research environment will be emphasized. The applicants must be fluent in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish, as the position involves clinical patient work. In addition, the teaching position requires fluency in English (see below).

To apply for the academic position the applicant must either concurrently apply for the senior consultant position in paediatrics, or must already be employed in the Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine at a consultant level or in a leadership position.

Qualifications and high quality within teaching and clinical and/ or basic paediatric research are essential. The research activity within infections/ immunology should address questions of high relevance for the clinical activity. We are looking for a person that shows enthusiasm and dedication for the academic tasks and motivates other employees to participate in research. The applicant should have the ability to initiate and participate in larger projects comprising several fields of paediatrics, addressing research questions of high relevance.

Regarding the part-time academic position at UoO:

For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation on the academic position, please check out here.

We can offer:

  • A challenging and friendly working environment
  • High academic standards
  • A favorable pension arrangement (Statens pensjonskasse)
  • Advantageous welfare conditions
  • An inclusive workplace
  • Pay grade depending on qualifications

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,
  • Description of qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills
  • Other relevant qualifications


How to apply

The combined position is published via Oslo University Hospital. Please visit this link to see the full advertisement and to apply for the position.

Contact information

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.


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, phone +47 22 85 57 69, [email protected].

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