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Adjunct Professor / Associate Professor of Medicine (Primary and secondary immunodeficiency disorders)

Deadline: 20.10.2020

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 manlabour 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 Norway’s largest hospital with over 23 000 employees and a budget of 24 billion NOK. It is a local hospital for parts of Oslo's population. It has a regional function for the inhabitants in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, and it also has a large number of national functions. The Hospital is responsible for the majority of medical research and education of health personnel in Norway.

A permanent position as Senior Consultant at the unit of Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases is available. The unit is part of Department of Rheumatology, Dermatology and Infectious Diseases, Division of Surgery, Inflammatory Medicine and Transplantation, Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part time position as Adjunct Professor SKO 8013 /Associate Professor SKO 1011 (20 % position) in Medicine (Primary and secondary immunodeficiency disorders) 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 main position is as senior consultant in the department’s Unit of Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases. The Unit has four senior consultant positions and consists of a patient ward with 13 beds (shared with rheumatology) and an outpatient clinic. The patient focus is (i) Infectious disorders, with a particular emphasis on immunocompromised patients; (ii) Elucidation and treatment of patients with immunodeficiency, with a particular emphasis on primary immunodeficiency disorders; (iii) Patients with complex inflammatory systemic disorders of diverse etiology. The Unit also has a close collaboration with the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital as well as several other Departments including Department of hematology, Unit of gastroenterology and Department of Respiratory Medicine, in managing patients with severe infectious diseases at the Rikshospitalet campus. The unit is using new technology in the diagnosis of immunodfiency, infectious and inflammatory disease including advanced flow cytometry and genetics/genomics.

The research activity of the unit is closely linked with the Research Institute of Internal Medicine. The holder of the position is expected to lead research activity related immunodeficiency disorders and diseases caused by immune dysfunction and associated inflammatory complications at the Institute, based on a translational approach combining relevant clinical and experimental methodologies.

Short description of the position’s work tasks

- Contribute to routine clinical activities at the unit, and participate in all aspects of treatment and follow-up of relevant patient groups.

- Contribute to improve the management of the relevant patient groups with the ambition to lift the unit to a high international level, in particular in the handling of primary immunodeficiencies.

- Participate in the on-call system of the unit.

- Contribute to maintain and develop a highly qualified research environment at the Research Institute for Internal Medicine.

- Contribute to training of residents and quality improvement activities.

Qualification requirements

- educational and relevant personal

- The applicant must possess a Norwegian specialist accreditation in infectious diseases.

- The applicant should have extensive experience with the patient groups described above.

- The applicant must have relevant research experience and a strong motivation to contribute to the ongoing and new translational research activities based on the relevant patient populations, with these activities being linked to the Research Institute of Internal Medicine.

- Documented language skills in Norwegian or a compatible Scandinavian language is required. Applicants must be able to teach and communicate with patients in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish.

We can offer

- 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.

- Salary level for the position will be negotiated according to standard protocols.

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/2020-2856_Adjunct_Professor_Associate_Professor

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

- Other relevant qualifications

Please scan and upload 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

Contact person:

Enquiries about the consultant position should be directed to:

  • Department Head, Jorunn Hagen Rønsen [email protected] +47 23072376
  • Head of Division of Surgery, Inflammatory Medicine and Transplantation, Morten Tandberg Eriksen, [email protected], tlf.: + 47 90826625

Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Senior HR Adviser Heidi Falch Ecklund, [email protected], +47 907 30 348.

How to apply

A permanent position is available as Adjunct Professor/ Associate Professor of Medicine (Primary and secondary immunodeficiency disorders) 20 % position at the Institute of Clinical Medicine combined with the position of Senior Consultant at the Section of Clinical Immunology and Infectious diseases, Department of Rheumatology, Dermatology and Infectious Diseases, Division of Surgery, Inflammatory Diseases and Transplantation, Oslo University Hospital.

This combined position is published via Oslo University Hospital, please follow this link to se the full advertisment WebCruite Ref. no 4273885521.

Webcruiter ID: 4273885521

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Contacts:

  • Jorunn Hagen Rønsen (Head of Department of Rheumatology, Dermatology and Infectious Diseases), +47 23072376
  • Morten Tandberg Eriksen (Head of Division of Surgery, Inflammatory Medicine and Transplantation OUH), + 47 90826625, [email protected]
  • Heidi Falch Ecklund (Human Resources Senior Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine UiO), + 47 90730348, [email protected]