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Assistant Professor in Mathematics, Statistics – OsloMet, Norway, 2022


Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD), Department of Computer Science invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Mathematics, Statistics, or related field at OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway, 2022

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: -
Salary: 468 300-604 700 NOK/Year

Department of Computer Science

Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet), Norway


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Qualification Details

  • Master’s degree or university degree equivalent to a master’s degree in mathematics, statistics or a related field
  • Experience with teaching and supervision in higher education
  • Proficiency in oral and written English, as well as Norwegian or a Scandinavian language is required
  • Documented competence at the master level within computational methods

The applicant must document relevant educational competence in accordance with OsloMet’s Guidelines for the assessment of educational competence at OsloMet.

General criteria for appointments to academic positions are covered by the Regulations for appointment and promotion to academic posts.

In the assessment and ranking of qualified applicants, emphasis will be placed on

  • A passion for teaching and supervision at all levels
  • Teaching experience, good pedagogical abilities, and the ability to motivate and inspire students
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt the teaching to the needs of OsloMet and the faculty
  • Good digital competence and ability to use digital tools as aids in teaching and supervision
  • Practical experience with computational methods and programming in relevant languages such as e.g., Python is a large advantage

Personal qualities required for the position

  • The ability to work individually and take initiative
  • Personal skills that can contribute positively to the work environment
  • Good cooperation and communication skills
  • OsloMet conducts testing of pedagogical qualifications in connection with interviews.

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 make adaptations to the workplace where required. You are also welcome to apply for a position with us if you have had periods where you have not been in employment, education or training.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Teaching of mathematics, statistics, and possibly related subjects mainly at the bachelor and master level, including preparation of exams, exam marking guides, and exam paper marking
  • Supervision of students individually and in groups
  • Contribute to development of subjects and educational methods
  • Perform administrative tasks and duties related to the position

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: -

Application Procedure

You must upload the following documents with the application within the application deadline:

  • CV (including teaching and supervision experience and the name and contact information of at least three references)
  • Copies of certificates/diplomas (including formal education in pedagogics, if applicable)
  • Other relevant documentation

We only process applications sent via our electronic recruitment system and all documents must be uploaded for your application to be processed. The documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be authorised. Originals and ID must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet performs document checks to give you as a candidate a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

OsloMet has adhered to the principles in the DORA declaration(sfdora.org/read/) and obliged the institution to follow the recommendations in this declaration.

About the Department/Section/Group

The Department of Computer Science offers three bachelor’s degree programmes, a master’s degree programme, and is part of a cross-departmental PhD program. Academic staff at the department are pursuing research in a wide range of areas including computer science, the natural sciences, and innovation and management. Both students and researchers are also involved in an increasing number of interdisciplinary initiatives across the university.

The department of Computer Science has a vacancy for a temporary position as an Assistant Professor in Mathematics, Statistics, or related field in the period 01.08.2022-31.07.2023.

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  • An exciting job opportunity at Norway’s third largest and most urban university
  • Participation in a dynamic professional environment and unique academic community
  • Interaction with a diverse student group
  • Loan and pension arrangements through the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Beneficial welfare schemes and a wide range of sports and cultural offers

The salary for the position is in accordance with the Basic Collective Agreement for state employees and OsloMet’s pay policy for position code 1011 Assistant Professor (universitetslektor), NOK 468 300-604 700 per year. A higher salary may be considered for particularly well-qualified applicants.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology.

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Contact details

If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, please contact [email protected]

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