The University of Stavanger invites applicants for a temporary position as Associate Professor in Petroleum Geology at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Energy Resources for a periode of 2 years with the possibility of an extension.
The subject area for the position is geosciences with a focus on subsurface geology and resource evaluation.
The hired candidate will primarily teach and supervise students at bachelor's, master's and PhD level within the subject area, conduct research and disseminate research results within relevant research areas at the department, and contribute to the development of partnerships with business.
The development/use of digital and diverse learning methods, innovation, value creation based on results from research, and academic development work, will be included in the position.
The Department of Energy Resources educates students with relevant competence for the energy sector in the region and internationally and produces innovative research and technology, which can contribute to subsurface resource evaluation (e.g. oil, gas, geothermal) and storage of waste and energy (e.g CO2, hydrogen). The position is intended for an active researcher with competence especially within subsurface data interpretation using leading edge software, and knowledge of the Norwegian continental shelf geology. It is expected that the Associate Professor will collaborate closely with the NCS2030 (National Centre for Sustainable Subsurface Utilization of the Norwegian Continental Shelf).
The general job description for Associate Professors at UiS gives a more detailed account of relevant duties.Qualification requirements
We are seeking an associate professor with a PhD within geosciences.
Experience within the following will be considered an advantage:
You must be able to document active, ongoing research at a high academic level and have the potential for future high-level research in the subject area
It is expected that you have a reflective and conscientious attitude towards your own teaching and supervision.
Teaching and supervising bachelor and master students within subsurface geology, particularly seismic interpretation, and knowledge on the subsurface geology of the Norwegian Continental Shelf is preferred.The following attributes are also desirable
University of Stavanger values independence, involvement and innovation. Diversity is respected and considered a resource in our work and learning environment. Universal design characterises physical and digital learning environments, and we strive to provide reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities.
You are encouraged to apply regardless of gender, disability or cultural background.
The university aims to recruit more women within the subject area. If several applicants are considered to have equal qualifications, female applicants will be given priority.Contact information
More information on the position can be obtained from Head of Department Alejandro Escalona, e-mail: [email protected]
Information about the appointment procedure can be obtained from HR advisor Margot A.Treen, tel: +4751831419, e-mail: [email protected]Application
Apply for the position online via the “Apply for the position” link on this page. Your application letter, relevant education and work experience as well as language skills must be registered here . In the application letter, you must state your competence and motivation for the position.
The following documents must be uploaded as attachments to your application:
You should also attach a pedagogical portfolio with a professionally based description and discussion of your teaching and educational competence as well as relevant documentation that supports this, see guidelines for assessment of educational competence
Applications are evaluated based on the information available in Jobbnorge on the application deadline. You should ensure that your application shows clearly how your skills and experience meet the criteria which are set out above.
The documentation must be available in either a Scandinavian language or in English. If the total size of the attachments exceeds 30 MB, they must be compressed before upload.
Please note that information on applicants may be published even if the applicant has requested not to be included in the official list of applicants, in accordance with Section 25 of the Freedom of Information Act. If your request is not granted, you will be notified.
UiS only considers applications and attachments registered in Jobbnorge.General information
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. If your application is considered to be in conflict with the criteria in the latter legislation, it will be rejected without further assessment.
The university's guidelines for appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts, sections 2 and 3.3, provide further discussion of criteria for employment as Associate Professor.
Your qualifications for the position, based on documentation registered in Jobbnorge, will be assessed by an expert committee. You will receive the committee's statement as soon as it is available.
If you do not satisfy key parts of the qualification requirements, you may have your application rejected before applications are submitted to the expert committee for assessment.
Based on the expert committee's statement, relevant applicants will be invited to an interview and teaching demonstration before any recommendations are made. References will also be obtained for relevant candidates. More about the hiring process on our website.
It is a prerequisite that you have a residence which enables you to be present at/available to the academic community during ordinary working hours.
The position has been announced in both Norwegian and English. In the case of differences of opinion between the texts, the English text shall be decisive.UiS - challenge the well-known and explore the unknown
The University of Stavanger (UiS) has about 12,000 students and 2,200 employees. The university has high ambitions. We strive to have an innovative and international profile, and be a driving force in knowledge development and in the process of societal change. Our common direction is driven by consideration for green and sustainable change and equitable social development, through new ways of managing natural resources and facilitating better cities and local communities. Energy, health and welfare, learning for life are our focus areas.
In constant collaboration and dialogue with our surroundings, regionally, nationally and internationally, we enjoy an open and creative climate for education, research, innovation, dissemination and museum activities. Academic life at the University of Stavanger is organised into six faculties comprising various departments/schools and National Research Centres, as well as the Museum of Archaeology. We are a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities. The university is located in the most attractive region in the country with more than 300,000 inhabitants. The Stavanger region has a dynamic labour market and exciting cultural and leisure activities.
Together with our staff and students we will challenge the well-known and explore the unknown.
The Faculty of Science and Technology offers study programs at bachelor, master and doctoral level. The faculty has established close cooperation on research with NORCE (Norwegian Research Centre AS) and the regional industry. A number of master's and doctoral theses are made in collaboration with the industry. The faculty has established research collaborations with universities in the US and Europe, and has developed several academic environments that are at the forefront internationally. The faculty has about 2,800 students and approximately 500 employees at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Structural Engineering and Materials Science, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering, Department of Energy Resources and the Department of Safety, Economics and Planning.
The Department of Energy Resources boasts an international environment for staff and students. The research is associated with societal challenges and opportunities stemming from environmentally-friendly energy and climate. This includes production and storage of energy resources and disposal of waste products in the subsurface, geosciences, technology for improved oil recovery (IOR), and decision & data analytical methods and applications. The department offers study programs relevant for exploration, storage and production of natural resources and modeling for improving decision-making and value creation.
We have broad collaboration with other universities, research institutes and industry. The department has an international focus with a large degree of English as teaching language and mobility of students and staff. The Department of Energy Resources has ca. 45 members of staff, including PhD students and post-doctoral fellows.Deadline
22nd January 2023Employer
University of StavangerMunicipality
Fulltime (1 positions) Fulltime (%)Duration
TemporaryPlace of service