A permanent position as Associate Professor (SKO 1011) in criminology is currently available at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo. Applicants who are qualified for full professorship can be promoted after a formal review process once they have taken up their position.
The department is the only research and teaching institution dedicated to criminology in Norway and has a long history and a prominent role at the Faculty of Law. The department is internationally renowned both for its empirical and theoretical contributions to criminology.
The department seeks to hire a scholar with an innovative, active and strong research profile who already is a leading scholar or has the potential for research at an international level.
The position of an Associate Professor is divided between teaching, supervision and examination work and assessment at all levels (47, 5 %), own research, research management and project development (47, 5 %) and administration (5 %). The successful candidate will also be expected to take on larger administrative duties in accordance with the needs of the department.
Applicants will be assessed according to documented experience with and potential for research and teaching, as well as experience with and potential for administrative tasks and dissemination. As research, teaching and administration are often collaborative tasks, the candidate needs to have a collegial attitude and practice. A particular emphasis will be given to scientific production of high quality.
Qualification requirements and assessment criteria
How to apply
Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application form:
Application with attachments must be submitted via our online recruitment system. Please note that all documentation must be in English or a Scandinavian language.
Note that publications are not to be included at this stage. A selection committee will invite a limited number of candidates (“short list”) to submit up to seven academic works that the applicant wishes to have considered in the assessment process (a doctoral dissertation or a monograph will count as three publications).
In the evaluation of the qualified candidates, the full range of above criteria will be explicitly addressed and assessed.
Finally, an interview and a trial lecture will be part of the assessment process. Both interviews and trial lectures may be organized via a digital platform.
Please refer to the Rules for Appointments to Professorships and Associate Professorships at the University of Oslo, the Guide for Applicants and Members of the Assessment Committee and Rules for practicing the requirement for basic pedagogical competence at the University of Oslo.
Pursuant to section 25(2) of the Freedom of Information Act, information concerning the applicant may be made public, even if the applicant has requested not to appear on the list of applicants.
The University of Oslo has a transfer agreement with all employees that is intended to secure the rights to all research results etc.
The University of Oslo aims for its employees to reflect the diversity of the population to the greatest degree possible. The University of Oslo has a personnel policy objective of achieving a balanced gender composition and to recruit people with an immigrant background. We encourage qualified applicants with disabilities to apply for the position. The University of Oslo will adapt the workplace to suit employees with disabilities.
Head of Department, May-Len Skilbrei
Head of Administration, Eivind Roll
About the University of Oslo
The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.
The Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law is situated at the Faculty of Law. The Department is Norway's only department for research and education in Criminology and Sociology of Law. Research, teaching and dissemination activities within both fields are at the highest international level. The Department has about 30 employees and 500 students.
|Location:||Oslo - Norway|
£52,549.20 to £63,248.46 converted salary* per year, depending on qualifications
|Placed On:||15th September 2020|
|Closes:||20th October 2020|
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