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Senior Researcher 50% combined with Professor II position in Medicine (Ophthalmology)

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Oslo University Hospital (OUH) is Norway’s largest hospital with over 20 000 employees and a budget of 20 billion NOK. It is a local hospital for parts 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. The Hospital is responsible for the majority 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 permanent position as Senior Researcher 50% is available at Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Head, neck and reconstructive Surgery (HHA), Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part time position as Professor II SKO 1013 (20 % position) in Medicine (Ophthalmology) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions.



Qualification requirements – education and relevant personal qualities:

  • Applicants must hold an MD and PhD, be a board-certified ophthalmologist and must document to be qualified as professor at the time of application.
  • The successful applicant is expected to have a strong research background in experimental and/or clinical ophthalmology as well as in research driven innovation.
  • The main position and the part-time position are combined. It is a requisition that the position holder has both positions.

Vi tilbyr:

We can offer:

  • A professionally stimulating work environment
  • Salary depending on competences
  • Good pension schemes
  • Good welfare benefits

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: 2023-15564-description-of-position-ophthalmology.pdf (uio.no)

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

Please scan and send the documents as PDF-files (maximum 10 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: http://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/index.html

Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kristoffer Viken Tobiassen, tlf. 22844684