Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), School of Economics and Business
The UMB School of Economics and Business has a vacant position as associate professor or professor in economics. All applicants with competence within the School's areas of research and teaching in economics will be considered.
Associate Professor/Professor in Economics (Position No. 2012/235)
The UMB School of Economics and Business is responsible for Bachelor's and Master's programs in Economics and in Business Administration. The department also offers a master's program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The study programs have a total of approximately 600 students. In addition, there are about 30 PhD students. The school is active in research across a wide field. For more information, see: http://www.umb.no/hh
JOB DESCRIPTION: The chosen candidate is required to do research, teach and supervise and undertake examinations on all levels, as well as conduct administrative and other tasks in accordance with university regulations, and disseminate research and knowledge through lectures, popular science articles, or similar.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: When ranking qualified applicants both research, teaching, research leadership, as well as administrative experience are evaluated, together with personal qualities, suitability for the position, and the fit with the department's desired teaching and research profile. In the evaluation of research qualifications, recent international publications, as well as the potential for future research of high quality will be emphasized. The chosen candidate must be able to contribute to the long term academic development of the school. Applicants without formal qualifications in basic teaching competence must within 2 years participate in the UMB course in university teaching or similar.
Courses are taught both in Norwegian and English. If the successful applicant does not master one of the Scandinavian languages, it will be expected that he or she will be able to master Norwegian sufficiently well for working purposes within a reasonable time, to be decided upon appointment.
Only applicants who request for this in their application, will be evaluated for position as full professor.
It is a university objective to achieve a balanced age and gender representation in the work force and to recruit persons with immigrant background. If two or more applicants are found to have approximately equal qualifications, and one is female, the female will be preferred.
REMUNERATION: Salary according to the State salary scale. For associate professor: starting in pay grade 61 to 76 (NOK 490 100 - 654 800), for full professor: starting in pay grade 70-80 (NOK 579 600 - 736 500) depending on the level of competence and length of service. Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund is mandatory.
FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information, please contact the Head, Ragnar Oygard, tel: +47 64 96 5696, email: email@example.com
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The application should be submitted via the link:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/jobbsoknet/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fjobbsoknet%2fresources%2fpages%2fjobapplication.aspx%3fjobid%3d80937&jobid=80937. Application deadline is March 25th, 2012.
The application should contain information on education, earlier positions, research and teaching activities and administrative experience. Applications should be written in Norwegian/Scandinavian or English and submitted electronically. It should contain:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vitae
- A complete list of publications
- A list of the courses from the courses of the course portfolio (LINK) (or new courses) that the applicant considers himself/herself competent to teach.
Note: Publications should not be submitted with the application. The most promising candidates will be invited to submit their publications, as well as their educational certificates and diplomas, later in the process.
An interview will be part of the appointment process, and applicants may be asked to give a lecture or a seminar.
The position follows the Norwegian government pay scale and includes membership in the national pension plan (2%). The profile of employees in the Norwegian government shall aim to reflect the composition of the population. A balanced composition in terms of age and gender, as well as persons with an immigrant background, is therefore a goal. Persons with immigrant background are encouraged to apply.