Adjunct Associate Professor II in Sustainable transformation and facility
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About the position
At Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, there is a vacancy for a
position as Adjunct Associate Professor II (20%) in Sustainable
transformation and facility management. The position is related to different
aspects of building transformation and managerial processes in a lifecycle
perspective e.g. transformation and reuse of existing buildings, circular
economy, user orientation and involvement, maintainability, facility
management (FM) and Urban FM).
The position shall contribute to the department's joint effort to the green
shift in built environment through sustainable refurbishment and upgrading
perspective. Further, this position is part of the research group Building
Process, where teaching and research within transformation processes and
management of adaptive reuse of existing buildings is important. NTNU has
significant investments in sustainable challenges in built environment
solutions, both as separate fields and as an integrated part of established
and new professional disciplines.
You will do research and teaching within how to improve effectiveness,
efficiency, and sustainability in the construction industry, especially from
the perspective of transformation. Currently the research group is doing
research on different aspects of front-end management, design management,
construction management and facility management. In our group we have a large-
scale continuing education program on Virtual Design and Construction (VDC)
for the Norwegian construction industry. The research group is responsible for
the Department's BIM Laboratory.
The strategy of the department has a focus on how our research and education
contribute to the green shift in the built environment.
The position reports to the Head of Department.
Duties of the positions
teaching, life-long learning and supervision at Ph.D. and Master level
according to needs of the research group
teaching in methodologies and tools for assessment of building potential
for sustainable refurbishment, total aspects within (urban) FM
initiate and implement research both within digitalization related to the
fields of the research group and in interdisciplinary communities, both
internally and externally
strategic and operational development of the Department's goals
participate in development of the Department's professional competence and
professional activities, including the field of continuing education
extensive use of online solutions and digital technology as important
elements in research projects, teaching and in the dissemination of
Required selection criteria
Adjunct Associate Professor:
The position of Adjunct Associate Professor within the field of Sustainable
transformation and facility management requires that you meet the criteria in
the Regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research
posts section 1-4.
your PhD, or academic work of the same scope and quality, must be within
construction processes in built environment, civil and environmental
engineering, architectural engineering or other related to the
you must have recent scientific and/or artistic works mainly in the field
of digitalization of the construction process related to planning, design
you must document the ability to conduct scientific work, the greatest
emphasis is placed on works in the last five years excluding statutory
you must have knowledge of relevant regulations for the construction
industry nationally and/or the harmonised European regulations for the
you must have good written and oral English language skills
you must have good written and oral Norwegian or another Scandinavian
In addition to formal qualifications in teaching at university level, you must
development in teaching and counselling of students over time
extensive experience with supervision preferably at the master / PhD level
participation in the development of educational quality in a work
You must document relevant basic competence for teaching and supervision at
university/higher education-level, ref. Regulations. If this cannot be
documented, you are required to complete an approved course in university
teaching within two years of commencement. NTNU offers qualifying courses.
It is a prerequisite that within three years of appointment, new employees who
do not speak a Scandinavian language can demonstrate skills in Norwegian or
another Scandinavian language equivalent to level three in the course for
Norwegian for speakers of other languages at the Department of Language and
Literature at NTNU.
Please see the Regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching
and research posts for general criteria for the position
Preferred selection criteria
expertise and/or experience in construction and construction processes
expertise and/or experience with processes and tools within the
international network in academia and/or in the construction industry
good communication and dissemination capabilities
innovative, development-oriented and initiative-oriented
ability to work organizationally and goal oriented.
independent, but team-oriented and cooperative.
Salary and conditions
In a position as Adjunct Associate Professor (code 1011) you will normally
be remunerated from gross NOK 550 000 to NOK 770 000 per year, corresponding
with a 20% position, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the
salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service
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. Candidates
who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with
the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU.
After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of
About the application
The application and supporting documentation must be in English.
Please note that applications are only evaluated based on the information
available on the application deadline. You should ensure that your application
shows clearly how your skills and experience meet the criteria which are set
If, for any reason, you have taken a career break or have had an atypical
career and wish to disclose this in your application, the selection committee
will take this into account, recognizing that the quantity of your research
may be reduced as a result.
The application must include:
CV, certificates and diplomas
Academic works - published or unpublished - that you would like to be
considered in the assessment (up to 10 works)
A description of the academic/artistic works that you regard as most
relevant and that you particularly want to be considered in the assessment
Name and address of three referees
Details of teaching qualifications based on "Documentation of applicant's
teaching qualifications in connection with appointment to an academic
position at NTNU”
Details of the projects you have managed, with information about funding,
duration and size
Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your
contribution to joint works, you must attach a brief description of your
In the assessment of the best-qualified applicant, we will emphasize
education, experience and personal suitability as well as your motivation for
the position. You will be expected to deliver high-quality teaching at
undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and undertake supervision of Masters
and Doctoral candidates. Evaluation of these skills will be based on
documented experience and relevant teaching qualifications. Applicants with
teaching experience at university level are preferred. Quality and breadth of
the teaching qualifications will be evaluated.
NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality
according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment - DORA. This
means that we pay special attention to the quality and professional breadth of
these works. We also consider experience from research management and
participation in research projects. We place great emphasis on your scientific
work from the last five years.
Your application will be considered by an expert committee and the most
suitable applicants will be invited to interview and to deliver a lecture.
-A good working environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage
qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity
or cultural background. NTNU wishes to increase the proportion of women in its
academic positions, and women are therefore encouraged to apply.
The city of Trondheim is a modern European city with a rich cultural scene.
Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a population of 200,000.
The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and
overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world. Professional
subsidized day-care for children is easily available. Furthermore, Trondheim
offers great opportunities for education (including international schools)
and possibilities to enjoy nature, culture and family life and has low crime
rates and clean air quality.
As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the
development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are
Under the Freedom of Information Act (offentleglova), your name, age,
position and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to
have your name entered on the list of applicants.
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Associate
Professor Olav Torp, telephone +47 934 22 673, email firstname.lastname@example.org If you
have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Tone Måsøval
Arntzen, e-mail: email@example.com
Please submit your application and supporting documentation via jobbnorge.no.
If you are invited for interview, you must bring certified copies of
certificates and diplomas. Mark the application with reference number:
Application deadline: 10.11.2021
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We conduct research and teaching in civil and transportation engineering,
technical planning, structural engineering, water and wastewater engineering
and hydraulic engineering. Graduates from our programmes become employees – in
both the public and private sectors – with a sustainability mindset combined
with competitive knowledge and skills. The Department of Civil and
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