Assistant professor in Programming

Oslo Metropolitan University
March 10, 2024
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Faculty of Technology, Art and Design, Department of Computer Science

Oslo Metropolitan University is Norway's third largest university with almost 22,000 students and over 2,500 employees. We have campuses in central Oslo and at Romerike. OsloMet educates students and conducts research that contributes to the sustainability of the Norwegian welfare state and the metropolitan region.

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 4.000 students and 400 staff members and is situated at Pilestredet Campus in downtown Oslo and at Kjeller Campus in Viken.

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 vacant position as Assistant Professor in Programming. The position is available from 01.06.2024.

Tasks and responsibilities
  • Teaching and supervising at bachelor's and master's level, for example in programming in Java and other languages, and other subjects in programming and software development
  • Actively contribute to the development of the study programs at the department
  • Perform professional-administrative tasks
  • Qualification requirements
  • Master's degree or a university degree equivalent to a master's degree in a field relevant to programming and software development
  • General competence in computer science at a high level
  • Documented good competence in Java and other programming languages, such as Python, C/C++, and SQL
  • Good oral and written English skills
  • Persons who at the time of employment do not have sufficient skills in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language will be offered training in Norwegian, and must be able to demonstrate Norwegian skills at least equivalent to level B2 within three years from the time of employment.

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

    The following will be an advantage:
  • The applicant's teaching experience, pedagogical qualities, and motivation for teaching and supervision at bachelor's and master's level
  • The applicant's topical profile evaluated against the teaching needs of the department
  • Good written and oral presentation skills in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language is an advantage
  • Experience from teaching and coordinating study programs in higher education
  • Experience from supervising IT projects in working life
  • Personal qualities necessary for the position
  • Characteristics that can contribute positively to the working environment
  • Good ability to communicate and collaborate with students and colleagues
  • Curiosity and a desire to develop yourself as a teacher and academic
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt teaching and research to the needs of OsloMet and the department, including interdisciplinary collaboration
  • OsloMet can evaluate 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.

    The application process

    By the application deadline, please upload the following documents together with your application:

  • Application letter
  • CV (including teaching and supervision experience)
  • Certificates and all pages of diplomas (including formal education in pedagogics, if applicable)
  • 2 reference persons with their contact information
  • 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 either English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be authorized. 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. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    We can offer you
  • Interesting assignments at Norway's third largest and most urban university
  • Participation in research groups and a creative and inspiring academic environment
  • Loan and pension arrangements with the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Flexible working hours and good welfare schemes
  • Other information

    If you want further information about the position, you can contact:

  • Head of Group Boning Feng, +47 67 23 87 14, email: [email protected].
  • The position is remunerated in accordance with the Norwegian State main tariff agreements and OsloMet's salary policy in position code 1009 Assistant professor NOK. 509 300 – 646 000. For particularly well-qualified applicants, a higher salary can be considered. 2% of the salary is deducted to the State pension fund.

    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. A background check may be conducted to verify information in submitted CVs and available documents. Background checks are not conducted without the consent of the applicant and relevant applicants will receive further information about this.

    Deadline for applications: 10.03.2024

    Ref.: 24/07665

    OsloMet is a Charter & Code certified institution by the EU Commisson holding the right to use the logo HR Excellence in Research (HRS4R). OsloMet is a member of the EURAXESS network supporting a positive work environment for researchers in motion.

    OsloMet has signed The Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). DORA recognizes the need to improve the ways in which the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated.

    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 are seen to be in conflict with the criteria in the latter law will not be considered for the position.

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    Type of employment Permanent position

    Contract type Full time Salary I henhold til Hovedtariffavtalene i staten og OsloMets lønnspolitikk Number of positions 1 Full-time equivalent 100 City Oslo County Oslo Country Norway Reference number 24/07665 Contact

  • Boning Feng, +4767238714
  • Published 08.Feb.2024 Last application date 10.Mar.2024 11:59 PM CET

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