Universitetet i Oslo
The University of Oslo is Norway's oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society. The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1814 and is the oldest medical faculty in Norway. The Faculty is organized into three basic units and has approximately 1,500 employees and about 2000 students. 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.
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.
The vacant position is a Senior Consultant (100 % position) at the Department of Acute Medicine, Division of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital. The senior consultant position is combined with a 20 % position as professor of Medicine (Acute Internal Medicine), or associate professorship (depending on academic qualifications), at The Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo.
The Division of Medicine is composed of several departments which are located at three different locations of Oslo University Hospital (Rikshospitalet, Aker Hospital and Ullevål Hospital). All three locations have extensive research facilities. Teaching of medical students takes place at all three hospital locations. The departments conduct research in several major fields within acute internal medicine, and include several leading research groups. Here is the department’s homepage.
Regarding the position at Oslo University Hospital:
The Department of Acute Medicine at Oslo University Hospital (OUS), Ullevål consists of an Observation unit (17 beds) and a Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) with 10 beds. The department's main task is to offer rapid diagnosis and treatment for all types of acute internal medicine conditions. Patients are also referred to the department from various other medical institutions in the Oslo area.
The department is one of the largest and most comprehensive MICUs in the Nordic countries. The department has special competence in the treatment of severe infections, acute poisonings, sepsis, renal failure, cardiac arrest and neurological diseases that require ICU-treatment. In average we have 3-4 patients on mechanical ventilation. In addition, we have regularly patients on Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) and dialysis – both intermittent and continuous. The department has also a regional (South-eastern Norway) responsibility for the treatment of severe acute poisonings.
The National CBRNE center is also part of the Department which also have a close collaboration with the National Poisons Information Centre. Many colleagues are affiliated in research groups, with several PhD students ongoing with research projects. In addition to the vacant position, the Department of Acute Medicine has one Lecturer and one Professor II (Behavioral science). The educational duties includes ward rounds and practical and theoretical training of medical students during their 3rd and 6th years at medical school.
There are 18 Senior Consultant positions at the Department and 8 doctors in training (residents). The senior consultant should be a specialist in Internal medicine with solid experience in acute internal medicine, intensive care and in the treatment of poisoned patients. A specialist in Emergency medicine with similar experience and skills may also be considered.
The applicant is expected to take a leading position clinically as well as scientifically within one or more of the departments’ 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, to run courses and to participate in quality improvement routines.
• The applicant is expected to participate in the on-call duty of the department.
• The applicant must hold an MD and must possess a Norwegian specialist accreditation in Internal medicine or Emergency medicine, preferably the former.
• The applicant should have broad clinical experience within the fields of intensive care and acute medicine.
Personal qualifications and skills
• Personal skills will be emphasized.
• 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
• The Department continuously aims to enhance the quality of the service through recruitment of applicants with particularly valuable expertise.
• 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.
• Work in a dynamic, friendly and highly competent environment • Salary level for the position will be negotiated according to standard protocols
Regarding academic position at UiO:For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation on the academic position please see here.
Application for the academic part-time position must include:
• Cover letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interest)
• CV (complete list of education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience, project acquisition and coordination experience, and other qualifying activities)
• A 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).
• PhD Diploma
• List of reference persons: 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number)
• An educational portfolio, providing a total and systematic presentation of the applicant`s educational and teaching qualifications
• Description and documentation of qualifications regarding dissemination, administration, management and foreign language skills
• Description and documentation of qualifications regarding research planning and research management
• 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
• Other relevant qualifications
Please note that all documents should be in English.
Start date to be agreed upon.
Please scan and send the documents as PDF files, and each file can not be bigger than 10 MB.
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 Iren Tverfjell tlf. 22 85 57 69
Webcruiter ID: 4626194824
Apply for position
- Morten Mowe (Klinikkleder), 22118080
- Dan Atar (Forskningsleder), 22118080