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Associate professor Position within Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geology – NMBU, Norway – Jan 2022

NMBU Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) invites applicants for a 20% position as associate professor II within hydrogeology. The candidate will be appointed for 5 years with the possibility of extension.

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General Info

Position: Associate professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 5 Years
Salary: 553.500-752.800 NOK/Year

Workplace:
Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA)
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
NMBU Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Ås, Norway

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Qualification Details

Required Academic qualifications

  • PhD in hydrogeology
  • An academic background that matches the expertise and tasks mentioned above
  • Practical experience from field methods in hydrogeology
  • Good network in the Norwegian and international hydrogeology community
  • Good overview of sources of information relevant for hydrogeology in Norway

The following experiences and skills will be emphasized:

  • Pedagogic and administrative proficiency
  • Teaching experience
  • Good skills in English
  • Ability to communicate in a Scandinavian language is an advantage

You need to have:

  • A driver’s licence
  • High working capacity and ability to work in teams
  • Ability to inspire students

Required for the position as associated professor:

  • Doctoral degree in the subject area concerned
  • Documented educational competence using a “teaching portfolio” with a description of;
    • Pedagogical qualifications, completed a programme of at least 200 hours and pedagogical experience
    • Teaching-, pedagogical- and tutoring experience
    • Basic teaching skills in planning, implementation, evaluation and development of teaching and supervision

Those who do not meet the educational requirements for employment shall be required to meet them within two years of employment.

Responsibilities/Job Description

About the position

Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) invites applicants for a 20% position as associate professor II within hydrogeology. The candidate will be appointed for 5 years with the possibility of extension.

MINA has a long tradition for research and teaching in hydrogeology and seek an associate professor II to teach hydrogeology.

The successful applicant will be associated with the geology group of the Soil and Water Section, working on a broad spectrum of earth sciences dealing with soil and water interactions, contaminant transport, environmental chemistry, radioecology, hydrology and nature-based solutions for flood reduction and water purification. The position also requires collaboration with hydrogeology research group at the University of Oslo.

The position will also be closely associated with the new faculty-led Centre for Research-based Innovation called Rescue of Earth Materials and Wastes in the Circular Economy, www.earthresQue.com

Main tasks

The successful applicant will be course responsible for two bachelor courses in hydrogeology, GEO220 (10 credits in the spring semester) and GEO221 (5 credit field course in June). Hence, the person will be working 40% in the period January-June. Both courses are given in English. The position opens for supervising master’s thesis

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page


Reference Number: 21/05577
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Documents required to complete the online application process

Applicants must also enclose documentation of their educational competence, called an educational directory. See NMBU's guide for applicants and members of the expert committee for documentation and assessment of educational competence for a position as associate professor.

Up to ten publications selected by the applicant as most relevant must be attached to the application. If it is difficult to identify the contribution of the applicant in multiple-author publications, a short explanation about the applicant’s part of the work is suggested.

Printed material which cannot be sent electronically should be sent by surface mail to Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, P.O. Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås, within 31.12.2021. Please quote reference number 21/05577.

Applicants invited for an interview will be asked to present verified copies of diplomas and certificates.

About the Department

The Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) works with nature and the environment, sustainable use of natural resources, biological and geological processes.

MINA’s employees undertake teaching, research and dissemination within the fields of geology, hydrology and limnology, soil science, environmental chemistry, forestry, ecology, natural resource management, renewable energy, and nature-based tourism.

Our vision is to be a key actor in knowledge production and dissemination, and our goal is to deliver research of high, international quality, and varied and excellent teaching. The faculty’s employees are significant participants within their respective fields of expertise, both nationally and internationally. The faculty is dominated by a vital research culture and high levels of scientific production.

The faculty has about 200 employees, 90 PhD students and 650 students.

Read more about MINA here.

About the Employer: NMBU Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Note or Other details

The position is placed in government pay scale position code 1011 Associate Professor, wage framework 24, salary grade (61-77) (NOK 553.500-752.800) depending on qualifications.

Information to applicants


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Contact details

For further information, please contact Professor in hydrogeology, Helen K. French, E-mail: helen.french@nmbu.no; phone +47 67231814

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