Faculty of Health Sciences , Nursing and Health Promotion

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.


The Faculty of Health Sciences consists of five departments and offers study programmes on all levels, including PhD. The faculty has about 6000 students and nearly 600 members of staff.

There is a vacant part-time position (50 per cent of full-time) in the radiographer programme at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Life Sciences and Health, as professor of medical physics – CT, with a focus on imaging quality and dose optimisation.

The radiographer programme at OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University is the country’s largest radiography programme and has approx. 20 employees. Extensive research and development work takes place in connection with the programme, and we are one of the programmes that is furthest ahead with respect to digitalisation. We use student-active learning methods in all subjects, and we have developed several digital textbooks.

The radiographer programme emphasises innovation, both when it comes to education and the radiography discipline itself. We have a number of external cooperation partners both nationally and internationally. Our students are encouraged to take a semester or practical training period abroad, and we also welcome foreign students for short and long stays.

The radiographer programme at OsloMet has three modern laboratories – conventional radiography with both stationary and mobile apparatus, ConeBeam-CT and a small clinical ward.

The skills training facilities are well equipped to conduct realistic simulations.

We are looking for a professor with extensive experience of clinical diagnostic imaging. Interdisciplinary cooperation will be emphasised. Candidates should take a great interest in and wish to further develop the radiography discipline.

Tasks and responsibility:

  • teaching and supervision at bachelor's and master’s degree level
  • developing digital textbooks in line with the programme’s digitalisation strategy
  • cooperating with the radiography discipline’s field of practice and research community
  • contributing to further developing the academic environment and the department’s study programmes through innovation and cooperation with external partners
  • carrying out own research and development work
  • actively contributing to a high quality education
  • disseminating research both to the academic community and to society in general
  • participating in the development of major research projects and applications for external funding together with colleagues in the academic community
  • carrying out academic-administrative tasks
  • being a driving force in the development of major research projects and applications for external funding together with colleagues in the academic community
  • initiating and further developing research collaborations with national and international partners

Qualification requirements:

  • professor of medical physics – CT, with a focus on imaging quality and dose optimisation
  • experience of research networks and managing projects involving external funding
  • experience of leading research groups
  • experience of innovation and dissemination of research
  • experience of teaching and supervision at university/university college level
  • The applicant must be able to document relevant teaching qualifications. Applicants who are unable to document basic teaching qualifications upon appointment, must achieve such qualifications within two years. OsloMet offers a programme in university pedagogy (UHPED) that meets this requirement
  • Good oral and written presentation skills in English are required. Applicants who do not have adequate proficiency in a Scandinavian language upon appointment, must acquire Norwegian skills corresponding to at least level B2

General criteria for appointments to academic posts are found in the Regulations for appointment and promotion to academic posts.

We will emphasise the following:

  • research and development work of relevance to the position. Weight will be placed on scientific works from the last six years
  • experience of research networks and externally funded projects
  • potential for project acquisition
  • teaching and supervision experience at different degree levels
  • teaching skills
  • good digital skills
  • academic networks both in Norway and abroad

Personal qualities required for the position:

  • good cooperation skills both with students and colleagues
  • enthusiasm for the discipline and the ability to motivate and inspire
  • solution-focused and development-oriented
  • resourceful and flexible
  • the ability to build relations internally, nationally and internationally
  • the ability to work independently and reach set goals by the deadlines

OsloMet will test teaching 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 endeavours to further develop OsloMet as an inclusive workplace and to adapt the workplace if required. You are also welcome to apply for a position with us if you have experienced periods where you have not been in employment, education or training.

Expert assessment

Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. Please upload the following documents together with your application by the final date for applications:

  • CV, references and all pages of certificates/diplomas
  • a list of scholarly works
  • up to 10 scholarly works, including your PhD thesis

You must upload all of these documents in order for your application to be processed. The documents must be in either English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be government authorised. 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.

If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, please contact malinla@oslomet.no.

If no applicants who are qualified for appointment as a professor apply, an applicant may be appointed to a temporary position as associate professor on the condition that he/she qualifies for a permanent position within three years.

We offer:

  • interesting work at Norway’s third biggest and most urban university
  • participation in research groups
  • opportunities for academic development in an inspiring academic and research environment
  • a creative, inspiring academic community
  • contact with a diverse student group
  • loan and pension arrangements with the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund 
  • good welfare arrangements and a wide range of sports and cultural activities
  • available free Norwegian language classes to employees and their partners
  • relocation support, cultural courses and on-boarding services working
  • location in downtown Oslo with multiple cultural offers 

Practical information about relocation to Oslo and living in Norway

The salary for the position is in accordance with the pay scale for state employees, position code 1013, professor. The salary for the position is NOK 704,900–906,000 per year at pay grade 75–84. A higher salary may be considered for particularly well-qualified applicants.

Other information 

If you would like more information about the position, feel free to contact:

  • Head of studies, Kari Gerhardsen Vikestad, tel. (+47) 97 46 08 61

If you wish to apply for the position, please apply electronically by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.


Deadline for applications: 09/25/2019

Ref.:  19/08193

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary NOK 704,900–906,000 per year
Number of positions 1
Working hours 50 %
City Oslo
County Oslo
Country Norway
Reference number 19/08193
  • Kari Gerhardsen Vikestad, 97460861
Published 04.Sep.2019
Last application date 27.Nov.2019 11:59 PM CET

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