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Professor in paediatric nursing

11 days ago | Closing on Nov 29
OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University
Professor in paediatric nursing
OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University
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Published: 11 days ago
Application deadline: Nov 29
Location: Oslo, Norway
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Professor in paediatric nursing

The Department of Nursing and Health Promotion at the Faculty of Health Sciences is looking for a suitable candidate to take up the position of professor of paediatric nursing and start in the position as soon as possible. The professorate is a permanent full-time position.

If no applicants who are qualified for appointment as a professor apply, an applicant may be appointed to a temporary position as an associate professor on the condition that he/she qualifies for a professor position within three years. We encourage paediatric nurses with a doctoral degree and project experience to apply with a view to getting publications/expertise assessed for promotion to professor.

The position comprises close collaboration with the other master's and further education programmes within the programme coordinator area 7. The programme coordinator's area of responsibility covers master’s and further education in paediatric nursing, anaesthesia, intensive care nursing and theatre nursing, and a bachelor’s degree in paramedics. The candidate, together with the other academic staff that fall under the programme coordinator's area of responsibility, will be responsible for teaching and conducting research within the field of acutely and/or critically ill children and their next of kin. This also comprises own research and supervision of students within the field. Furthermore, the candidate commits to take part in administrative work.

Extensive research activity is conducted at the department, which has many research groups. The Faculty of Health Sciences has two PhD programmes.

Main duties of the position

  • to initiate research and teaching activities in cooperation with colleagues
  • to stimulate publishing - and dissemination of research results 
  • to participate in student supervision, teaching and exam work at all levels
  • to participate in administrative work relating to development, planning and execution of courses in master's and further education programmes in paediatric nursing
  • to contribute to the development of the department’s academic activities
  • to participate in digitalised dissemination and communication

We are looking for a candidate with

  • a professor or associate professor qualification
  • further education in the field of paediatric nursing
  • relevant clinical experience
  • documented basic teaching qualifications and experience of teaching at higher education level 
  • good English skills (written and oral)
  • good ICT knowledge

Good collaboration and communication skills will be emphasised. Emphasis will also be placed on personal suitability and motivation for the position.

If you do not master Norwegian or another Scandinavian language, you must undertake to acquire such skills within three years.

Importance will be attached to documented teaching qualifications and experience. If you do not have relevant teaching qualifications, you must undertake to complete the university's basic teaching qualification programme (15 credits) within two years.

OsloMet will test teaching qualifications in connection with interviews.

General criteria for appointments to academic posts are found in the Regulations for appointment and promotion to academic posts.

It is an advantage if you also have

  • knowledge of the programme descriptions for master’s and further education programmes in paediatric nursing
  • experience of teaching and supervision at university college/university level
  • recent clinical experience
  • research activity and scientific publications

We are looking for applicants who

  • have good communication and collaboration skill
  • have the ability to motivate and inspire others
  • have the ability to work independently and purposefully
  • find good solutions and have good cooperation skills

It is important to OsloMet to reflect the population of our region, and all qualified candidates are welcome to apply. We make active endeavours to further develop OsloMet as an inclusive workplace and to adapt the workplace if required.

Expert assessment

Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. You must upload the following documents together with your application by the final date for applications:

  • CV, references and all pages of certificates/diplomas
  • list of scholarly works
  • up to 10 scholarly works, including your PhD thesis

You must upload all of these documents. The documents must be in either English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be government authorised. Originals must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet checks documents in order to give you as a candidate a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition.

We can offer you

Norway’s third biggest and most urban university an inspirational educational and research environment with the opportunity for professional development and participation in established research groups collaborating at a national and international level a good working environment good loan and pension arrangements with the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund flexible working hours and good employee welfare arrangements.

Other information

If you would like more information about the position, feel free to contact:

  • Head of studies, Anders Kildal, (+47) 67 23 53 93 / (+47) 48 01 07 31

The salary for the position is in accordance with the pay scale for state employees: 1013 (professor) NOK 695,500–893,900 per year. A higher salary may be considered for particularly well-qualified applicants.

If you wish to apply for the position, please apply electronically by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.

Deadline for applications: 29.11.2018

Ref.:                18/09532

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