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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Economics

Deadline: 01.12.2020

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 Department of Economics is the largest and highest ranked institute for economic research in Norway. The Department offers Bachelor's and Masters's programmes, as well as a doctoral programme with approximately 40 students. The department hosts a Centre for the study of Equality, Social Organization and Performance (ESOP) and a Centre for Public Economics, Oslo Fiscal Studies (OFS).

Job description

The Department of Economics invites applicants for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position (formally, postdoctoral fellow, SKO 1352) Associate Professor position. The opening is for a general research position including teaching and administrative duties. The position is open for all areas in economics and finance. In particular, the Department is looking for strong candidates in applied economics and econometrics, including labor and public economics, broadly defined.

Qualifications and personal skills

Applicants should have a PhD in economics from no earlier than 2016, or be near completion so that the requirements for the doctoral degree are fulfilled by September 30th 2021. Candidates who has worked as researcher for more than one year after their PhD will be evaluated for the tenure-track Associate professor position, and candidates with less or no research time since PhD for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

The assessment of applicants is based on scientific merits, teaching, research leadership, administrative experience and personal qualities, as well as the Department's teaching obligations and long-term academic development. Personal suitability will be emphasized. Women are encouraged to apply.

The main purpose of the fellowship is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

We offer


Candidates should indicate their interest in a position by uploading the relevant information at https://www.econjobmarket.org/ no later than December 1st 2020, including:

  • Application Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A complete list of papers and publications
  • Up to three research papers
  • Letters of Recommendation

After a preliminary screening process, selected candidates will be invited to provide additional information and complete their application through the university online application system before February 1st , 2021. For practical reasons, other candidates will not be informed about the outcome.

Application deadline:

December 1st , 2020: registration at EconJobMarket, and February 1st , 2021: registration at the UiO online application system (upon invitation only)

An interview will be a part of the hiring process, and candidates may be invited to give a seminar.


Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo.

No one can be appointed for more than one Postdoctoral Fellow period at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

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