Faculty of Health Sciences , Fakultet for helsevitenskap

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.

Department of Nursing and Health Promotion is located at all three campus: Kjeller, Pilestredet and Sandvika. The department has approximately 3000 students and 250 employees.

Do you have a strong wish to contribute to developing the field of paramedics?

The Department of Nursing and Health Promotion has a permanent full-time vacancy. If necessary, the vacancy can be split into two part-time positions.

The position is vacant from now. The position(s) is currently linked to the bachelor's degree in paramedics, but the candidate must expect teaching across programmes and levels.

We are looking for an enthusiastic anaesthetist/emergency medic with strong links to the acute medical environment and who wants to contribute to the development of a new and exciting study programme.

We are looking for someone who is ambitious on their students’ behalf, who enjoys teaching, supervision and research, and who is prepared to use various digital learning resources.

Extensive research activity is conducted at the department, which has seven research groups, and we regularly employ research fellows. As an associate professor (førsteamanuensis/førstelektor), part of your position will be dedicated research time.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • academic responsibility for the designated medical courses/study areas
  • developing and evaluating courses in the programme/field of study
  • teaching and supervising students at the simulation and skills centre
  • R&D activities, publishing and disseminating research results relevant to prehospital work/acute critical illness
  • teaching in the field of prehospital emergency medicine and acute and critical conditions
  • forms of assessment


The department is going through a restructuring process and organisational changes, which may result in some changes to these tasks.

Qualification requirements:

Persons appointed to a position as an førsteamanuensis must hold a PhD in the relevant discipline.

Persons appointed to a position as a førstelektor must have a university degree approximately equivalent to a master's degree, and documented extensive research and development work that in quality and scope corresponds to the workload and level of a doctorate degree.

  • Norwegian authorisation as a medical doctor with a specialisation related to emergency medicine
  • Documented clinical experience from prehospital services, air medical services and/or the ambulance service
  • Good IT skills
  • 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.

The following will be an advantage:

  • experience of teaching/supervision at university/university college level
  • experience of digital learning platforms and methods
  • R&D experience and publication activity in the programme's subject areas

Personal qualities required for the position:

  • clear, structured and solution-oriented
  • have the ability to motivate and inspire
  • have the ability to work independently and in teams
  • have the capability to implement projects and open to change


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. 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.

We offer:

  • interesting work at Norway’s third biggest and most urban university
  • opportunities for professional development
  • loan and pension arrangements through the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • beneficial welfare schemes and a wide range of sports and cultural offers
  • free Norwegian language classes to employees
  • working location in downtown Oslo with multiple cultural offers

Other information

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

  • Head of studies Anders Kildal, tel. (+47) 67235393, email: andkil@oslomet.no


The salary for the position is in accordance with the pay scale for state employees, code 1011 (førsteamanuensis) / 1198 (førstelektor). Pay grade NOK 532,300–691,400 per year. A higher salary may be considered for particularly well-qualified applicants.

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


Final date for applications: 15 December 2019

Ref.:   19/10528      

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary NOK 532,300–691,400
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Oslo
County Oslo
Country Norway
Reference number 19/10528
  • Anders Kildal, 67235393
Published 13.Nov.2019
Last application date 15.Dec.2019 11:59 PM CET

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