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Associate Professor Job in Industrial Automation, Electrical Engineering – OsloMet, Norway

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OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University recruits Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor in Industrial Automation is available at the Department of Mechanical, Electronic and Chemical engineering (MEK), Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD) – Norway, Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Associate Professor
No. of Positions: 1
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Deadline to Apply: October 31, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD)
Department of Mechanical, Electronic and Chemical engineering (MEK)
Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet)

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Qualification Details

  • Ph.D./ in Automation, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotic or related subject area
  • Good knowledge of software tools such as MATLAB®, PLC programming and other relevant industrial automation programs
  • Good written and oral presentation skills in a Scandinavian language and/or English

Desired qualifications

  • Practical pedagogical education and / or teaching experience
  • Relevant work experience in industrial automation
  • Experience from research in industrial automation and control

Personal qualities necessary for the position

  • Is enthusiastic about education and dissemination of your core expertise
  • Thrive with engineering students/young professionals
  • Is structured and effective
  • Has good collaboration skills and good social skills
  • Is positive and solution-oriented
  • Has good digital skills

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

OsloMet conducts testing of pedagogical qualifications in connection 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 endeavors 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.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Teach industrial automation courses such as instrumentation and dynamic systems
  • Supervise students at bachelor's level in industrial automation and possibly electronic engineering
  • Further develop the academic environment and the department's educational programs
  • Perform professional-administrative tasks
  • Contribute to the development of the department, faculty and OsloMet as a whole

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -21/09869
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

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

  • CV, certificates and all aspects of diplomas
  • A list of publications (if any)
  • Documentation of educational competence and/ or experience (if any)
  • Name and contact details of three referees

 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 either English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be authorised. Originals must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet performs document checks in order to give you as a candidate a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition.

OsloMet has adhered to the principles in the DORA declaration and obliged the institution to follow the recommendations in this declaration.

About the Department

The Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD) offers higher education and research and development (R&D) activities within technical subjects, arts and design. The Faculty has approximately 3.000 students and 280 staff members and is situated at Pilestredet Campus in downtown Oslo and at Kjeller Campus in Viken.

The department offers bachelor’s degree programmes in engineering, in addition to research and development activities. The department has approximately 40 staff members and 460 students. Research within biotechnology and medical technology are priority areas at the department.

The Department of Mechanical, Electronic and Chemical engineering (MEK) is one of five departments at the Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD). The department offers studies at bachelor, master and PhD levels in engineering education and has research and development activities within the department's subject areas. The department has about 40 employees and about 460 students.

The engineers of the future must have a high level of professional competence and the ability to work interdisciplinary in an international environment. Students must acquire and develop solid theoretical subject knowledge, practical skills and good social skills. The department emphasizes that teaching, supervision and development must take place in a good learning environment. Our employees must therefore be enthusiastic towards student development, in addition to having a solid academic and theoretical background.

About the Employer: Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet)

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Contact details

If you want further information about the position, you can contact Head of Department Astrid Oust Janbu,, telephone 91 51 43 2

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