Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo Business School
OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University is one of Norway's largest
universities, with more than 20,000 students and 2,000 employees. OsloMet
delivers knowledge to solve societal challenges, in close cooperation with the
society and employers. OsloMet is an urban and diverse university with a clear
international profile, and an attractive place to work and study with campuses
in Oslo city center and at Kjeller in the Municipality of Lillestrøm. Our
location in the metropolitan area gives us good opportunities to understand
and benefit from the city's diverse population.
Faculty of Social Sciences offers study programmes within archivistics,
library and information science, journalism and media studies, social work,
social policy and child welfare, public management and business.
The faculty has about 4200 students and nearly 280 members of staff.
Oslo Business School has approximately 1700 students and 70 employees and
offers study programmes both at Bachelor and Master level, as well as a wide
range of continuing and further education.
Oslo Business School - OsloMet invites applicants to apply for a position as
Associate Professor in innovation, with an emphasis on strategic innovation,
digital innovation, services innovation and/or innovation management. Oslo
Business School is developing rapidly and has several exciting initiatives
underway, including the establishment of a new PhD programme in Business
Administration, Innovation and Governance and a new master's programme in
Entrepreneurship. A position at Oslo Business School will give the candidate
the opportunity to contribute to these new initiatives.
The position is part of the academic unit in Strategy, innovation and
marketing. The unit is looking for a person qualified to contribute to further
developing research and teaching primarily within strategic innovation,
digital innovation, services innovation, digital innovation and/or innovation
management. Moreover, we seek a person that has advanced competencies in
qualitative and/or quantitative research methods, and who has experience with
externally funded research projects. We particularly welcome applicants with
research experience from externally funded research projects and with network
in the business sector.
The applicants will be assessed based on an overall evaluation of documented
professional competence, and doctoral degree from an accredited institution is
required. Scientific competence will be evaluated in term of quality of
research and experience from externally funded research projects. The
candidate is expected to be involved in teaching and student supervision at
BA, MA and PhD level. Formal pedagogical education as well as practical
experience with teaching will count positively.
Your duties and responsibilities will be to:
play a central part in research and dissemination of research results both
to academic environments and society in general
be a driving force for developing major research projects and applications
for external funding together with colleagues in the academic community
take the initiative and further develop research collaboration with
national and international partners
play a central role in the work of further developing the academic
environment and the department's educations
teach and supervise at bachelor, master's and PhD level, and follow up
students in practice
actively contribute to the development of the department and OsloMet as a
initiate and carry out your own research and development work
Persons appointed to this position must:
have a doctoral degree, preferably within strategy, innovation, business
or other social sciences
document extensive research and development work at a high level aimed at
the professional field
have relevant practical-pedagogical competence on the basis of education
or teaching and guidance
be proficient in oral and written English and Norwegian or another
have experience from teaching and supervision in higher education
General criteria for appointments to academic positions are covered by the
Regulations for appointment and promotion to academic posts.
Qualified applicants will be assessed and ranked:
primarily based on research output relevant for the position. Publications
in highly quality outlets during the last six years will be emphasised
based on skills in advanced research methods relevant for research and
teaching at the business school
based on experience teaching in higher education
formal pedagogical qualifications
Applicants must document relevant educational competence in accordance with
OsloMet's Guidelines for assessment of educational competence. OsloMet
evaluates teaching qualifications in conjunction with interviews.
The following will be emphasized:
extensive research and development work that is relevant to the position
scientific production from the last six years
experience from teaching and supervision
diversity in research methodology
experience from international collaborative research projects
ability to communicate and collaborate well with students and colleagues
Personal qualities necessary for the position
We emphasize that you are collaborative and motivated to build professional
communities and are concerned with new thinking and innovation in education,
research and development work.
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.
an exciting job opportunity at Norway's third largest university
participation in a creative and inspiring academic environment, the unit
for strategy, innovation and marketing
opportunities for academic development in a professional research
loan and pension arrangements through the Norwegian Public Service Pension
beneficial welfare schemes and a wide range of sports and cultural offers
free Norwegian language classes to employees and their partners/spouses
work place in downtown Oslo with multiple cultural offers
Practical information about relocation to Oslo and living in Norway
The position is remunerated in accordance with the Basic Collective Agreement
for the Civil Service and OsloMets salary policy 1011 associate professor. The
salary is NOK 535 200 – 694 400 per year, salary scale 60 – 74. A higher
salary may be considered for particularly well qualified applicants.
If you would like to apply for the position you must do so electronically
through our recruitment system.
You will be assessed by an Expert Committee. You must upload the following
documents with the application within the application deadline:
CV, certificates and all aspects of diplomas
Complete publication list
Up to 10 scientific works, including your PhD thesis and the most recent
publications (last six years)
Preferably 2 references with contact information
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.
If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, please contact
Before submitting the application documents to the Expert Committee, all
applications will be reviewed by the faculty and applicants who do not meet
the formal qualification requirements will not be submitted for assessment.
For more information about the position, feel free to contact:
Head of section, Ingvild Jøranli, +47 957 96 290, firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of department, Jørgen Modalsli, + 47 412 70 978, email@example.com
If there are no qualified applicants, we may consider an appointment to a
temporary position, on the condition that the appointee qualifies for a
permanent position within three years.
Deadline for application: 15.08.2021
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.
Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Autumn 2021
Salary NOK 535 200 – 694 400 per year
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
Reference number 21/05518
Ingvild Jøranli, +47 957 96 290
Jørgen Modalsli, +47 412 70 978
Last application date 15.Aug.2021 11:59 PM CET
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