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Blindern og Urbygningen (Foto: Wikimedia og Colourbox)
Blindern og Urbygningen (Foto: Wikimedia og Colourbox)

Professor II / Associate Professor 20 % position, combined with a full time position as Senior Consultant at the Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Deadline: 02.09.2019

About the position

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 man-labour 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 is a highly specialised hospital in charge of extensive regional and local hospital assignments and the provision of high quality services for the citizens of Oslo. The hospital also has a nationwide responsibility for a number of national and multi-regional assignments and has several national centres of competence. The hospital is Scandinavia's largest and we each year carry out more than 1.2 million patient treatments. Oslo University Hospital is responsible for approximately 50 percent of all medical and healthcare research conducted at Norwegian hospitals and is a significant role player within the education of a large variety of health care personnel. We are an emergency hospital for East and Southern Norway and have national emergency assignments. The hospital has a total budget of NOK 17 billion. More than 20,000 employees are engaged with activities at more than 40 different locations.

Flere stillinger fra Universitetet i Oslo

We have a vacant positon as Professor II/ Associate Professor (20 % position) of Medicine (Paediatrics) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine. The position is combined with a full time position as Senior Consultant at the Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Oslo University Hospital (OUH).

The combined position as published via OUH. Please visit this link to see the full advertisement and to apply for the position.

Oslo University Hospital (OUH) is a local hospital for the major part 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. OUH is Norway’s largest hospital with more than 20 000 employees and a budget of 20 billion NOK. The Hospital is responsible for a major part of medical research and education of health personnel in Norway.

The University of Oslo (UiO) is Norway's largest research and educational institution with 28 000 students and 7 000 employees. Professional breadth and internationally recognized research environments make UiO an important contributor to society. The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1814 and is Norway’s oldest medical faculty. The Faculty works for progressive education, research and dissemination for the patients’ and society’s best interests. It is organized into three basic units and has approximately 1 500 employees (about 1 000 work years) and about 2 000 students.

A full time permanent position as Senior Consultant (Paediatrics) is available at the Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part time position as Professor II SKO 9013 /Associate Professor SKO 1011 (20 % position) in Medicine (Paediatrics) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UoO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions.

Regarding the full-time clinical position at OUH:

Oslo University Hospital has local, regional, multiregional, and national responsibilities in paediatrics. The Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine is located at two campuses, Rikshospitalet and Ullevål hospital, and is currently organized with thirteen departments. All departments are involved in patient care and teaching of medical students and of other health care professionals. The research activity is organized in research groups and the division aims at integrating clinical research with basic research within and outside of the division. The departments are supposed to develop the research activities further within prioritized areas.

Applicants must hold an MD, they must hold specialist qualifications in paediatrics, and they must be able to document broad clinical experience in a relevant field of paediatrics. Interpersonal skills and the ability to create an attractive research environment will be emphasized. The applicants must be fluent in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish, as the position involves clinical patient work. In addition, the teaching position requires fluency in English (see below).

To apply for the academic position the applicant must either concurrently apply for the senior consultant position in paediatrics, or must already be employed in the Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine at a consultant level or in a leadership position.

Qualifications and high quality within teaching and clinical and/ or basic paediatric research are essential. The research activity should be within one of the main clinical fields within the division. We are looking for a person that shows enthusiasm and dedication for the academic tasks and motivates other employees to participate in research. The applicant should have the ability to initiate and participate in larger projects comprising several fields of paediatrics, addressing research questions of high relevance within future important approaches.

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:


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, http://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/form—-phd-candidate-supervision.pdf
  • Description of qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills
  • Other relevant qualifications

Please scan and send 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:



Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Thoril Kristiansen, phone +47 22 84 46 99, [email protected]

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