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University lecturer in cognitive and clinical neuroscience

Deadline: 18.12.2019

Job description

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 Psychology is one of seven units of the Faculty of Social Sciences, and has 75 permanent and 70 temporary members of scientific staff. Degrees are offered at bachelor and master level, plus a clinical training programme, and the PhD programme has 140 students.

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The Department of Psychology announces 100% position as university lecturer (SKO 1009) in cognitive neuroscience

The position will be part of the Section for Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience with the following responsibilities:

  • to teach courses in cognitive and clinical neuroscience, including topics related to neuroscientific research methods.
  • to sensor exams related to cognitive/clinical neuroscience
  • to supervise theses at bachelor and master levels.

Exact teaching and administrative assignments will be arranged depending on qualifications and teaching needs within the department.

More about the position

  • The position is a teaching position. Possibilities for professional development will be facilitated.
  • The appointment may be subject to changes in responsibilities and work tasks that the employer must decide.

Qualification requirements

Applicants must

  • at minimum hold an MA degree in cognitive neuroscience/psychology, or an equivalent qualification.
  • demonstrate skills and experience in cognitive/clinical neuroscience and neuroscientific research methods.
  • show a strong interest in cognitive/clinical neuroscience.
  • exhibit pedagogical skills, teaching experience, and the ability to take active part in teaching and administrative work.
  • be interested and experienced in developing new teaching methods.
  • have good oral and written proficiency in English and Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language).

Skills and experience in disseminating cognitive/clinical neuroscience to the public are an advantage.

We offer

  • Salary NOK 504 700 – 640 200 per annum reflecting level of competence/length of service
  • An academically stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement

How to apply

The application must include:

  • an application letter. The letter should include a short description of the applicant’s educational and academic profile.
  • a statement of motivation, and how the applicant views his/her academic and teaching interests in relation to cognitive/clinical neuroscience.
  • a CV (detailing education, positions, research experience, pedagogical experience, and other qualifying activities).
  • a complete list of scientific publications.
  • copies of educational certificates.
  • a list of reference persons: 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number)

The application with attachments must be delivered via our electronic recruiting system. Please note that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Interviews will be part of the assessment process.

Formal regulations

Please see regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts.

According to the Norwegian Freedom and 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.

Contact information

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