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Professor II / Associate Professor 20 % position of Medicine (Gynaecology)

Deadline: 23.05.2022

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.

About the position

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

Oslo University Hospital is accredited as Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) by the Organization of European Cancer Institutes (OECI). The accreditation is based on the large and complete clinical activity of high quality, in close cooperation with a large clinical and laboratory based research activity with several internationally leading research groups. A separate cancer board has been established to ensure the quality and coordination of the treatment and research services for cancer patients, across the hospital's clinics and in collaboration with the Cancer Registry, University of Oslo and research institutes. The Department of Gynaecological Oncology is part of this work.

A permanent position as Senior Consultant in gynaecological oncology is available at the Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part time position as Professor II SKO 9301/Associate Professor SKO 1011 (20 % position) in Medicine (gynaecology) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions. Regarding the full-time clinical position at OUH:The Department of Gynaecological Oncology is part of the Division of Cancer Medicine that also comprises the Departments of Haematology, Oncology, Medical Physics and Clinical Services, and in addition two research institutes.

The Department of Gynaecological Oncology has approximately 100 employees, and is treating large patient groups, offering drug based and surgical cancer therapy in addition to radiation therapy in close cooperation with the oncological unit for radiation therapy. The Department is the largest nationally and is offering services as a local and regional hospital, in addition to several national responsibilities. A number of clinical studies are ongoing, and the research activity is increasing. The Department is localized at the Radium Hospital.

The Department holds accreditation as an educational site for candidates to the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology’s clinical specialization (ESGO candidates) as well as accreditation as member of the European Reference Network (ERN) for rare solid cancers in adults (EURACAN).

In addition to linear accelerators and treatment modalities for brachytherapy, a proton unit is under construction. The department offers radiochemotherapy in close collaboration with Department of Oncology, in addition to advanced surgical treatment and all kind of medical oncological therapies and has a large out-patient-activity.

The department aims at national and international leading research level within the gynaeoncology area. The department has a large activity within clinical research and aims at cooperating systematically across research fields and with institutions nationally and internationally. There is a unit for clinical trials which collaborates with the Unit for Clinical Trials in the Dept of Oncology. Translational research is performed in close cooperation with the Institute for Cancer Research and the Institute for Cancer Genetics that are both colocated at The Radium Hospital, and with universities.

Duties and responsibilities

The department aims to implement results from research into clinical practice and innovation, and to contribute to the academic development, education and training in gynaecological oncology. Teaching and the development of competence is central. Today the department has one academic position focusing on clinical trials, quality of life and personalized medicine. The University and the Department aim at strengthening the academic activity also within translational and laboratory research. The Department has a strong regional, national and international activity within research, teaching and clinics.

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 education of clinical specialists


  • Authorization as MD according to the requirements of the Norwegian health authorities and specialist in gynaecology and obstetrics or oncology with broad experience in Gynaecological oncology
  • 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 qualities

  • 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 can 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
  • OUH takes part in agreements with relevant authorities to promote flexible arrangements in case of illness and disability (“IA-bedrift”)

Regarding the position at OUH:

In the event of internal promotion, there may be a vacant position as Associate Professor

Regarding the part-time academic position at UiO:

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

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, Overview of PhD candidate supervision
  • 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: Veiledning for søkere og bedømmelseskomiteer

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 Gynaecological Oncology, Erik Rokkones, mob +47 90028535, e-mail: [email protected]

Do you want to get to know more about our Department: @gynkreft

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.

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