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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.
Jobbnorge ID: 166506
A permanent position is available at the Faculty of Social Sciences for an Associate Professor in Work and Organizational Psychology at the Department of Psychology. The position will be linked to the Section of Methodology, Work and Organizational Psychology, Culture and Community psychology and Social psychology (MAKS).
The successful candidate will be required to initiate and publish research, supervise students and doctoral candidates, participate in teaching and exam-related work at all levels of the Department's study programmes (bachelor, master, professional, and PhD). The position also involves administrative and other duties in accordance with university regulations.
In accordance with the university's appointment regulations, applicants who are qualified for full professorship may subsequently apply for promotion once they have taken up their position.
The successful candidate will be will be expected to contribute substantially to the long-term development of research and teaching in Work and Organizational Psychology at the Department. The candidate is expected to teach and supervise at all levels in Work and Organizational Psychology and preferably also in research methodology.
The successful candidate will be a part of the research group in Work and Organizational Psychology. The Successful candidate is expected to strengthen the research on work and occupational aspects of the field and should contribute to and/or complement one or more of the research areas in the group. Current research areas are organizational change, climate, management, motivation, group dynamics, psychological contract, quality of employment, stress at the workplace, and safety and efficiency in MTO systems. The Nordic model and work-life in the Nordic region, emphasizing power sharing and social corporatism, is a common basis for the research activity in the group.
The application must include:
The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system. Please follow the link "apply for this job". Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).
A selection committee will invite a limited number of candidates ("short list") to submit a portfolio of up to (7) publications from the last ten years (a doctoral dissertation or a monograph will count as three publications) that are particularly relevant for the position. Academic texts shall therefore not be enclosed with the application.
The selection committee will assess and rank the short-listed candidates as the basis for an appointment decision by the Faculty of Social Sciences. The appointment process will include an interview, and applicants may be required to give trial lectures.
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.
The successful candidate must demonstrate mastery of both English and one of the Scandinavian languages as working languages. If an appointee is not fluent in a Scandinavian language, the appointee will be expected within a two-year period to learn sufficient Norwegian to be able to participate actively in all functions the position may involve.
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.
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The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.
Head of Section Knut Inge Fostervold, e-mail: email@example.com