The Department of Mechanical, Electronics and Chemical Engineering (MEK) is one out of five departments at TKD. The department offers three bachelor’s degree programmes and will from 2020 offer a master’s degree programme, in addition to research and development activities. The department has approximately 30 staff members, 10 PhD students (in Engineering Science at TKD) and researchers, and 450 students.
The Department of Mechanical, Electrics and Chemical Engineering (MEK) has a vacant position as Associate Professor in Electronics or Industrial Communication Systems.
We are looking for a candidate with a talent and a passion for teaching, research, and innovation. The candidate will be expected to have conducted extensive research in the field of electronics or industrial communication systems. The research should be reflected in an extensive high international quality publication list in high impact journals and conferences. Experience from research and development work in the industry is also important. Strong emphasis is placed on academic work during the past five years.
The candidate is expected to actively strengthen and shape the academic and research work at the department and the university's research community in general, including interdisciplinary work across departments at the Faculty of Technology, Art and Design, as well as in collaboration with other faculties at OsloMet.
The candidate is expected to initiate and secure external funding for new research projects. Extensive experience with applying and securing external funding from e.g. the Norwegian Research Council and EU is a requirement for this position, in addition to academic excellence.
Tasks and responsibilities:
The applicant must document relevant educational theory and practice for higher education. Applicants who are unable to document basic teaching qualifications on appointment, must acquire these qualifications within two years. OsloMet offers a course on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (UHPED), in English together with the University of Oslo, that meets this requirement.
Proficiency in oral and written English is required. Applicants who do not have adequate proficiency in a Scandinavian language, must acquire Norwegian skills corresponding to at least level B2 within three years of commencement.
General criteria for appointments to academic positions are covered by the Regulations for appointment and promotion to academic posts.
OsloMet evaluates teaching qualifications in conjunction with interviews.
It is important for 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. If there are periods where you have not been in work, under education or in training, you are also welcome to apply.
Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. By the application deadline, please upload the following documents together with your application:
You must upload all the documents in order for your application to be processed. The documents must be in either English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be 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. If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, please contact HR advisor Mette Bjørtomt via email: email@example.com
Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
The position is remunerated in accordance with the Norwegian State salary scale, 1011 Assosiate professor. The salary is pay grade 60-74, NOK 532 300 – 691 400 per year. A higher salary may be considered for particularly well qualified applicants.
For more information about the position, feel free to contact:Head of Department Astrid Oust Janbu, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org , phone +47 91 51 43 26.
If you wish to apply for the position, please do so via our application portal.Continue reading
|Title||Associate Professor in Electronics or Industrial Communications Systems|
|Employer||OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University|
|Job location||Pilestredet 46, 0130 Oslo|
|Published||October 15, 2019|
|Application deadline||November 26, 2019|
|Job types||Assistant / Associate Professor  |
|Fields||Communication Engineering,   Industrial Engineering,   Electrical Engineering,   Systems Engineering,   Electronics  |