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Associate Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology

Deadline 10.03.2019

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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A permanent position as Associate Professor (SKO 1011) at the Section for Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience is available at The Department of Psychology.

The position requires an active and strong research profile within clinical neuropsychology. Emphasis will be given to documented scientific production of high quality in international peer-reviewed journals in recent years as well as the candidate's future research potential. In the assessment of publications, originality, quality, scope, and impact will be emphasized.

Documented ability to collaborate in research projects will be taken into consideration during the appointment process. The candidate is expected to initiate and publish research at the department and actively apply for external research funding. The candidate should document broad experience from clinical neuropsychology, experience including both assessment and intervention/treatment.

Qualification requirements

  • Ph.D. or equivalent qualification in psychology.
  • The candidate must be a licensed specialist in clinical neuropsychology.
  • A strong research profile within the area of clinical neuropsychology or research translating cognitive neuroscience to clinical conditions.
  • A strong publication record in acknowledged international publication channels.
  • Broad experience from neuropsychological assessment/diagnosis of patients with different types of neurological, neuropsychiatric and mental disorders.
  • Experience from neuropsychological interventions and/or treatment.
  • Pedagogical skills and an ability to take active part in teaching and administrative work as well as contributing to the further development of teaching in clinical neuropsychology.

The candidate is expected to teach and supervise at all levels (bachelor, master, professional, and PhD) in topics related to clinical neuropsychology and to supervise and lead staff meetings in neuropsychological practice training (“praktikum”). The candidate appointed must have acquired basic pedagogical competence. Applicants that cannot document such competence at the time of their employment must acquire this within the first two years

The position also involves administrative and other duties in accordance with university regulations. Emphasis will be placed on the quality and extent of recent years of scientific production, experience from research project management, access to external research funding and potential for future research.

We offer

  • Salary NOK 631 700 - 731 400 per annum reflecting level of competence/length of service
  • A academically-stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement
  • The opportunity to apply for promotion to full professorship once taken up the position as Associate Professor

How to apply

The application must include:

  • Application letter. The letter should include a short description of the applicant’s academic profile, statement of motivation, how the applicant views his/her academic interests in relation to the core areas of clinical neuropsychology and how the applicant wishes to contribute to the development of research and teaching in these topics at the department.
  • CV (complete list of education, positions, research experiences, pedagogical experience, administrative experience, and other qualifying activities).
  • A complete list of scientific publications.
  • Copies of educational certificates.
  • Up to ten (10) publications from the last ten years (a doctoral dissertation or a monograph will count as three publications) that are particularly relevant for the position.

All documents must be in a Scandinavian language or English.

List of reference persons: 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number)

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

In the evaluation of qualified candidates the full range of these criteria will be explicitly addressed and assessed. Interviews will be part of the appointment process and applicants may be required to give trial lectures.

Formal regulations

The successful candidate who at the time of appointment cannot document basic teaching qualifications will be required to obtain such qualifications within a two-year period. Please see the Please see the rules for Appointments to Professorships and Associate Professorships and Rules for the assessment and weighting of pedagogical competence.

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

  • Head of Section Stein Andersson, Phone number: +47 22845928, E-mail: [email protected]
  • Head of administration Birgitte Bøgh-Olsen, Phone number: +47 22845104, E-mail: [email protected]

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