UiB - Knowledge that shapes society
Through robust and close interaction with the world around us – globally, nationally and locally – we shall be instrumental in building a society based on knowledge, skills and attitudes.
Do you want to take part in shaping the future?
We welcome you to apply for a permanent position as Associate Professor in Social Anthropology at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.
The Department of Social Anthropology is one of Europe’s largest in the discipline, currently with 16 professors and associate professors, two post-doctoral fellows and some 20 PhD candidates. Long-term research and fieldwork is carried out in most parts of the world, and several major research projects are based at the department. Further details can be found on the Department’s web pages, http://www.uib.no/antro/en. The department offers degree studies at the levels of Bachelor, Master and PhD.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the long term development of the research and teaching community at the Department, and participate in teaching, supervision and examination work at all levels and across most regular anthropological topics, as well as conducting administrative tasks and taking part in committee work.
Qualifications and personal qualities:
The following additional qualifications will all be given weight in the assessment:
The teaching language will normally be Norwegian. The successful applicant will be required to teach in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language within two years of being appointed.
We can offer:
Your application must include:
The application and appendices with certified translations into English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded at Jobbnorge.
The closing date is September 10, 2019.
The application has to be marked with: Reference 19/7828
Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting: Professor Olaf H. Smedal, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 55 58 92 62 or Ståle Knudsen, e-mail Stale.Knudsen@uib.no, phone +47 55 58 92 80.
Practical questions about the application process should be directed to Adviser HR Anita Helen Spurkeland, e-mail: Anita.Spurkeland@uib.no or phone +47 55 58 90 58.
The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. Age and gender balance among employees is therefore a goal. It is also a goal to recruit people with immigrant backgrounds. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
We encourage women to apply. If multiple applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, the rules pertaining to moderate gender quotas shall apply.
The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions.
Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.
The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at all times. Reference is made to the general University regulations that stipulate that, as part of the normal duties of the position and within his/her academic field, the successful applicant may also be required to teach, supervise and carry out examination related tasks outside the organisational unit to which the position belongs.
For further information about the recruitment process, click here.
About The University of Bergen
The University of Bergen is a renowned educational and research institution, organised into seven faculties and approximately 54 institutes and academic centres. Campus is located in the centre of Bergen with university areas at Nygårdshøyden, Haukeland, Marineholmen, Møllendalsveien and Årstad.
There are seven departments and three centres at Faculty of Social Sciences. Read more about the faculty and departments.
|Location:||Bergen - Norway|
£56,847.57 to £65,062.27 converted salary* annual salary.
|Placed On:||16th July 2019|
|Closes:||15th September 2019|
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