Faculty of Technology, Art and Design

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 Technology, Art and Design (TKD) offers higher education and research and development (R&D) activities within technical subjects, arts and design. The Faculty has approximately 3.000 students and 280 staff members and is situated at Pilestredet Campus in downtown Oslo and at Kjeller Campus in Akershus.

Do you want to work with innovative technology, design and art in a creative and young environment?

The Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD) is seeking a new person to operate and further develop Makerspace. OsloMet Makerspace is an interdisciplinary project room used in organized teaching and is open Monday to Friday 09 - 21 for students and other interested parties. In Makerspace, you can among other things 3D print, laser cut, program, sew and get guidance and support to create what you want. https://www.oslomet.no/studier/studenthistorier/makerspace-for-alle

The position is related to the operation of Makerspace, and the development and implementation of teaching in Makerspace. The person employed in the position must work in a team of manager and student mentors in a student-active learning environment. The position also involves networking, marketing of Makerspace and establishing projects.

Main duties of the position

  • To develop and implement teaching adapted to education.
  • Operation of Makerspace in close contact with the manager.
  • HSE work in Makerspace.
  • Supervision of student projects and completion of assignments.
  • Development of user guides and equipment maintenance.
  • To establish collaboration, both internally at OsloMet and externally.
  • Marketing.

We are looking for applicants who have

  • relevant education with a bachelor's or master's degree in technology. Work experience can replace education requirements.
  • experience with educational work
  • experience and good insight into practical work in workshops
  • good oral and written ability in English. Applicants who do not have sufficient knowledge of Scandinavian must have acquired Norwegian knowledge equivalent to level B2 within three years of accession.

Experience from work in Makerspace or similar will be emphasized.

It’s an advantage if you

  • have the ability to communicate well with both students and staff
  • have the ability to familiarize themselves with new subject areas
  • have experience in networking and marketing
  • have good presentation skills and experience with courses and lectures
  • are enterprising and actionable / independent
  • like to create things and work with your hands

It is important to OsloMet to reflect the population of our region, and all qualified candidates are welcome to apply. We make active endeavors 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 work, education or training.

We can offer you

  • a young and exciting work environment.
  • an exciting job opportunity at Norway’s third largest and most urban university.
  • opportunities for professional development in a multidisciplinary academic environment.
  • Beneficial pension arrangements with the Norwegian State Pension Fund.
  • Flexible working hours and good employee welfare arrangements. Some work must be expected in the afternoon and evening.

Practical information about relocation to Oslo and living in Norway


You must upload all pages of you diplomas and transcripts. Documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language. Translations must be authorised. Original documents and valid passport must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet performs document inspections 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 HR advisor Mette Bjørtomt, metteb@oslomet.no.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Other information

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

Manager Makerspace Evin Guler, epost evin.guler@oslomet.no, phone 67238573

Pro dean for education Marius Lysebo, epost marius.lysebo@oslomet.no, phone 67238631

The salary for the position is in accordance with the pay scale for Norwegian state employees, 1085 avdelingsingeniør paygrade 40-52, NOK 386 200 – 464 000 per year or 1087 overingeniør, paygrade 53-60, NOK 472 000 – 532 300 per year. A higher salary may be considered for particularly well qualified applicants. Law deducts 2% of the salary to the State Pension Fund.

According to the Norwegian Freedom and Information Act (Offentleglova) your name may be published on the public applicant list even if you have requested non-disclosure. You will in this case be contacted before your name is published.

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


Deadline for applications: April 2nd 2020

Ref.:                               20/03064

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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Etter avtale
Salary NOK 386 200 – 532 300
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Oslo
County Oslo
Country Norway
Reference number 20/03064
Published 10.Mar.2020
Last application date 02.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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