Assistant professor in Web Technology

Oslo Metropolitan University
April 07, 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 Web Technology. The position is set to start 1.8.2024.

Your main duties and areas of responsibility will be to
  • plan, develop, teach courses and supervise at Bachelor and Master level, in topics related to Web Technology and Programming (e.g., Web Programming, application development).
  • actively contributing to the development of high-quality education.
  • actively contribute to the development of the department and OsloMet as an institution.
  • perform academic administrative tasks.
  • Qualification requirements
  • Master's degree, or university degree equivalent to a Master's degree, in a field relevant to Web Technology, programming or a closely related field.
  • Extensive practical experience and knowledge of web development / web programming
  • Familiarity with the most recent web development frameworks for full stack web programming.
  • Strong theoretical of the foundations of, and extensive experience working with programming.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Experience with development of educational quality in an academic environment.
  • Written and oral proficiency in English. It is also an advantage with proficiency in a Scandinavian language.
  • Applicants who do not have adequate proficiency in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language, shall be offered Norwegian courses, and must acquire Norwegian skills corresponding to at least level B2 within three years of appointment.

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

    Emphasis will be placed on:
  • The applicant's teaching experience, pedagogical skills, and motivation for teaching and supervision at bachelor and master level.
  • Personal qualities that promote a good working environment.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt teaching and research to the department's and OsloMet's needs, including ability to interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Written and oral proficiency in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language is a significant advantage.
  • Practical industry experience is an advantage.
  • OsloMet will test the candidates' educational 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 endeavors 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.

    Application process

    If you wish to apply for the position, please apply electronically in our recruitment system.

    Please upload the following documents together with your application by the application deadline:

  • Application letter
  • CV (including teaching and supervision experience and the name and contact information of at least two references)
  • Copies of certificates/diplomas (including formal education in pedagogics, if applicable)
  • Other relevant documentation
  • We only consider applications submitted through our electronic recruitment system, and all documents must be uploaded for your application to be considered. The documents must be in a Scandinavian language or English. Translations must be authorized, and you will be asked to present originals if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet verifies documents to give candidates a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    We offer:
  • Exciting job tasks at Norway's third largest university
  • Participation in research groups and a creative and inspiring academic community
  • Loan and pension arrangements through the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Good welfare schemes and a wide range of sports and cultural offers
  • Employee benefits and information about relocating to Norway at the website Work for us.

    The salary for the position is in accordance with the Basic Collective Agreement for state employees and OsloMet's pay policy for Assistant Professor in code 1009 corresponding to NOK 594 500 – 745 000 per year. From the salary, 2% will be deducted in pension contributions for the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund (SPK). A higher salary may be considered for particularly well- qualified applicants.

    Other information

    If you want further information about the position, feel free to contact:

    Head of Group Ahmet Soylu, telephone: +47 40 14 44 65, e-mail [email protected].

    Deadline for applications: April 7th 2024

    Ref.: 24/07975

    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 First day of employment Etter avtale 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 24/07975 Contact

  • Ahmet Soylu, +4740144465
  • Published 04.Mar.2024 Last application date 07.Apr.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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