Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA) is Norway’s largest state University College, with approximately 18000 students and 2000 employees. We conduct research in areas that are important for welfare and value creation, for instance health, education, social sciences, technology and design. HiOA has an academic stimulating environment with a variety of welfare schemes.
Our goal is to become a leading university in the Nordics within the field of applied sciences.
SPS develops the study of professions as a multidiciplinary field of research, comprising research from a wide range of diciplines. SPS aims to be a leading centre for research and graduate study within the study of professions in the Nordic countries.
Oslo and Akershus University of Applied Sciences offers a 3-year postdoc position with the core research group INTEGRATE funded by the Research Council of Norway.
The postdoc position shall contribute to INTEGRATE by analysing aspects of organization, coordination and collaboration within and/or across different professions, services, or sectors. Postdoc projects focusing on theoretical and methodological questions are welcome.
INTEGRATE studies how to achieve coordinated assistance in the field of labour market inclusion to people with complex needs. Through its research the project also aims to contribute knowledge of relevance to other fields.
INTEGRATE has the overall aim of developing a core group for research on interaction within and between the services. The postdoc position will be part of this core group, and specifically contribute to the overall aim of INTEGRATE. The postdoc will be attached to work package 8. INTEGRATE will be developed by researchers from Oslo and Akershus University College (HiOA) and Inland Norway University (INN).
The position is located at the Centre for the Study of Professions (SPS) at HiOA. Both SPS and INTEGRATE have a multidisciplinary and multi-methodological profile, comprising research from a range of disciplines. SPS aims to be a leading centre for research and graduate study within the study of professions in the Nordic countries.
Tasks and responsibilities
When evaluating the applicants we will focus primarily on
The offer of a position depend on the overall competence and relevance
HiOA wants to reflect the population of our region, and we welcome all qualified applicants. We are determined to be an inclusive employer, and will adjust workplaces when necessary.
The appointment of the postdoctoral fellow will be made according to Norwegian guidelines for universities and university colleges.
Primary residency in Oslo is a prerequisite.
Professor Tone Alm Andreassen, +47 67 23 50 36, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Espen Dahl, +47 67 23 81 08, Espen.Dahl@hioa.no
For general inquiries: Senior advisor Andrew Feltham, +47 67 23 50 65, Andrewemail@example.com
Salary is set in accordance with the Norwegian State Salary Scale, job code 1352 Postdoc, NOK 517 700-650 200. Higher salary may be considered for particularly qualified candidates. By law 2% of the salary is deducted as to the State Pension Fund.
According to the Norwegian Freedom and Information Act (Offentleglova) your name may be published on the public applicant list even if you have requested non-disclosure. You will in this case be contacted before your name is published.
Please apply electronically to this position by clicking on the button «Apply here». All application documents submitted should be in English or Norwegian.
As an applicant you will be assessed by an expert evaluation committee. By the application deadline you must have uploaded the following for consideration:
If you have documents that cannot be uploaded, please contact Andrew Feltham Andrewfirstname.lastname@example.org
Final date of Application: 22 October 2017
Ref. no: 17/06572Type of employment: Temporary position