Senior / Principal Research Scientist in the Human -Centered Digitalization department

Deadline: 31.08.2021

Institute for Energy Technology

Research for a better future.

IFE is an independent research foundation based in Norway at Kjeller and in Halden. We are in the forefront internationally in several fields within digital technologies, material and process technology, flow and analysis technologies, radiopharmaceutical technology and nuclear technology. IFE develops new solutions for the industry and public sector in over 30 countries. IFE is host to the international OECD NEA Halden Projects. We are about 600 employees and the annual turnover is about NOK 1 billion.

Read more about IFE here.

We are looking for Senior to Principal Research Scientists for permanent positions with 100% research activity in the Human-Centered Digitalization (HCD) department.

The mission of the HCD department is to enable humans and organisations to exploit the full potential of emerging technologies and analytics by producing state-of-the-art knowledge on how to develop and adapt technology and organisations based on human strengths and limitations. HCD department’s chief research competence is in the relation and interface between humans and digital systems & the relation between humans and (digital) organisations.

Will you join us?

We are growing fast and looking for Senior to Principal Research Scientists with a curious and collaborative attitude who are energized to conduct research for a better future in the research fields of• Human-centred digitalisation; Human-centered artificial intelligence; Organizational psychology and/or Cognitive psychology.

And in our research/business areas:

  • Energy
  • Smart City
  • Transport
  • Industry & Space

Position information

As a Senior to Principal Research Scientist, you will have a well-paid permanent position where 100% of your time is dedicated to research activity (no teaching! unless you wish to have a connection to a university as well). You will spend your time working with private and public parties to carry out applied research work, generating scientific publications, and seeking new research opportunities and funding. You will be surrounded by distinguished colleagues with multidisciplinary research backgrounds in an inclusive workplace with strong national and international networks in research and industry.

Our requirements:

You should have:

  • PhD and research focus in one or more of our research fields. Given our multidisciplinary focus, expertise in more than one of the fields would be advantageous
  • A strong publication record in the last 5-10 years in these research fields
  • Track record of successful grant proposal writing
  • Track record of leading research projects through to success
  • A strong international network
  • You should be fluent in English
  • You should be interested in creating research groups around your research interests and mentoring junior researchers

We offer:

  • A permanent position fully dedicated to research activity
  • Research tasks in fields that have great potential for large societal impact
  • Considerable freedom to develop research projects in the direction of your interests
  • A large degree of autonomy and flexible working hours
  • A multidisciplinary work environment
  • Access to state-of-the-art laboratories
  • A well-established and wide ranging national and international network within research and industry
  • A growing and healthy organisation that is focused on individual and group development
  • A very competitive salary with a good pension plan

How to Apply?

The following application materials must be submitted through the IFE job application portal:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae

Location: Halden in Norway.

We place great emphasis on your personal suitability for the position. IFE is subject to the National Security Act, and the candidate must be able to pass a background check and must be able to obtain security clearance and authorization.

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