Professor/Associate Professor in Health Sciences (Nursing)
The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) announces a Professorship/Associate Professorship in Health Sciences (Nursing) as a permanent post.
This is a 100% post, funded by The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
For qualified applicants, there may be an opportunity for clinical work in an additional post.
Administratively, the post is attached to the Department of Public Health and Nursing (ISM). For more information about ISM, see: www.ntnu.edu/ism
Subject area and description of the area of responsibility for the post
Together with the department’s other academic staff, the person holding the post is responsible for teaching and research in the discipline of nursing. This includes the person's own research, and supervision of students in the discipline. The person holding the post is also obliged to take part in administrative duties.
The person holding the post will be responsible for teaching and development of the study programmes in Anesthesia nursing, Intensive Care nursing, and/or Surgical Theatre nursing at a Master level.
For appointment as a professor, an academic level conforming to established national standards is required. Further requirements are documentation of practical teaching competence based on education or on teaching and supervision, documentation of dissemination of knowledge and research, and documentation of education and experience in administration and management.
A requirement for appointment as an associate professor is a doctoral degree in the subject area concerned or competence at a corresponding level documented by academic work of the same scope and quality. A further requirement is documentation of relevant practical competence in teaching based on education or on teaching and supervision.
The successful applicant must be able to document extensive professional and clinical qualifications as well as scientific expertise in one or more aspects of the discipline for which this post is responsible.
The ability to initiate and lead research and teaching will be emphasized, in addition to teaching and supervision at PhD level. Importance will also be attached to teaching skills. The evaluation will be based on documented material related to teaching, including qualifications in educational theory and practice, presentation skills in academic work, teaching experience, and other pedagogical background. Quality and breadth will be evaluated. Emphasis will also be placed on personal aptitude.
Employees who do not have formal qualifications in teaching at university level and who cannot provide documentation of equivalent qualifications must complete an approved course in teaching at university level within two years of appointment. The University offers such courses.
Applicants who are not qualified for a professorship may be appointed to the post of associate professor. In accordance with the Regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts of 9 February 2006, issued by the Ministry of Education and Research, a person who is appointed as an associate professor may apply for personal promotion to a professorship.
Applicants must have a nursing degree and should have experience in clinical nursing.
Applicants should preferably have research experience in the following nursing specialties: Anesthesia nursing, Intensive Care nursing, and Surgical Theatre nursing.
Additionally, the applicants should preferably have a developing or established program of research and experience with successful grant applications for external funding is highly preferred.
Applicants must have Fluent English skills, both written and oral. Within three years of appointment, new employees who do not speak a Scandinavian language must demonstrate skills in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language equivalent to Level 3 in the course in Norwegian for speakers of other languages at the University.
General information about the post
The person holding the post is obliged to participate in implementation of the teaching programme according to the curricula in effect and in further development of the subject areas and teaching programmes, including continuing and further education.
The appointee is expected to teach within their relevant expertise across all study programmes at the faculty.
The person holding the post must help to ensure that students develop a global perspective on health and knowledge about global health challenges in their own subject area, and must contribute to cooperation focused on global health challenges in both research and education.
The person appointed must comply with the decisions about changes due to developments in the subject area, and the organizational changes resulting from decisions regarding the university's activities.
The appointment is subject to the conditions in effect at any time for employees in the public sector.
• Challenging and stimulating work
• A good work environment
• Good pension, insurance and loan schemes in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
• Depending on qualifications and academic background, Professors (in code 1013) at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will be remunerated at a minimum of NOK 609 300 per year before tax. Normal wage level is NOK 609 300 – 789 700 of which 2 % is deducted for the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund. Depending on qualifications and academic background, Associated Professors (in code 1011) at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will be remunerated at a minimum of NOK 488 900 per year before tax. Normal wage level is NOK 488 900 -621 400 of which 2% is deducted for the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. If necessary, we will adapt the workplace for people with disabilities.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a course in problem-based learning (PBL) for supervisors. Employees who do not have formal qualifications in teaching at university level and who cannot provide documentation of equivalent qualifications must complete an approved course in teaching at university level within two years of appointment. The University offers such courses.
Within three years of appointment, new employees who do not speak a Scandinavian language must demonstrate skills in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language equivalent to Level 3 in the course in Norwegian for speakers of other languages at the University.
The application must include a concise summary of the applicant's education, qualifications, previous experience, and motivation for the position. Applicants are also requested to specify their teaching qualifications as described in the list of factors available at the website:
Candidates from universities outside Norway are kindly requested to send a Diploma Supplement or a similar document, which describes in detail the study and grade system and the rights for further studies associated with the obtained degree: http://ec.europa.eu/education/resources/diploma-supplement_en
The following documents must be enclosed as PDF files with the application:
• CV, diplomas and certificates and references
• Up to 15 academic works – published or in press in international peer-reviewed journals – that the applicant wishes to be taken into account in the assessment of the application (the academic works should be enclosed as pdf files as well).
• Description of the academic works that the applicant regards as most relevant and that the applicant particularly wants to be taken into account in the assessment
• A list of all the applicant`s academic works with information on where they have been published.
Joint works will also be considered. If it is difficult to identify the applicant's contribution to joint works, the applicant must include a brief description of his or her contribution.
The most suitable applicants will normally be invited for interview and testing of their teaching skills.
For further information about the position, please contact:
Department of Public Health and Nursing (ISM), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Professor Siri Forsmo, telephone 97181531, firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Assistant professor Ingeborg Olaug Kamsvåg, telephone 95293046, email@example.com
For further information about the application process, please contact:
HR Executive Officer Nina Marie Hoseth, Human Resources Division, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are to be submitted electronically through this page. Please note that applications will be assessed based on the information submitted at this page and it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all relevant attachments are submitted by the deadline. Preferably, all attachments should be combined into a single file.
Under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information Act, information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to have his or her name entered on the list of applicants.
Applications are asked to apply for the position through www.jobbnorge.no (IDseach 139494) by 14th of September, 2017