Associate Professor of Dentistry (Cariology), University of Bergen, Norway

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Associate Professor
Study in:Norway
Expired
Deadline: 12 November 2017

Full-time permanent position as Associate Professor of Dentistry (Cariology) at the Department of Clinical Dentistry

A full-time permanent position as associate professor of dentistry (cariology) is available at the Department of Clinical Dentistry, University of Bergen. The department is located at the following address: Årstadveien 19, 5009 Bergen, Norway.

 

If no applicant applies for a full-time position, the position may be divided into part-time positions.

See end of page for a description of the position with details on curriculum and area of responsibility, particular duties and other circumstances which will be stressed at the time of appointment.

 

Additional information on the position is obtainable from Head of Department of ClinicalDentistry, Professor Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, phone: +47 55 58 64 83, e-mail: Anne.Aastrom@iko.uib.noor Head of Section – cariology Professor Ann-Katrin Johansson, phone: + 47 55 58 66 99, e-mail: Ann-Katrin.Johansson@uib.no

 

Qualifications

The successful applicant must have a relevant Norwegian PhD-degree or corresponding qualifications. In addition he/she must have an approved speciality training in cariology or pedodontics. The successful applicant must also have a Norwegian authorisation as dentist when entering the position.

 

Applicants should have both clinical experience, substantial experience with teaching and research and in addition research leadership experience as well as experience in coordinating research activities and strategic research planning. Personal skills will be emphasized and proven willingness and ability to cooperate will be of great importance in the evaluation process.

 

The teaching language will normally be Norwegian.

 

Basic teaching training is a requirement. The successful candidate will be offered appropriate training if this requirement has not been met before the appointment.

 

 

Salary

For an associate professor the initial salary pay grade is 59-62 (code 1011/pay framework 24.3-24.6) on the government salary scale; at present NOK 503 800 – 535 900gross p.a. for a full-time position; following ordinary meriting regulations. A pension contribute of2% will be deducted and deposited to the state pension scheme. In the case of highly qualified applicants a higher salary may be considered.

 

We can offer

  • A good and challenging international working environment in a faculty with an academic environment that is in the forefront nationally and internationally
  • Professional challenges with opportunities for personal development and skills development
  • A good pension scheme in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Inclusive workplace (IW)

 

For more information regarding what the University of Bergen can offer its employees please visit: http://www.uib.no/en/poa/74243/what-can-university-bergen-offer-its-employees

 

Guidelines

The successful applicant will be required to take part in teaching and examination programmes in force at any time and to comply without additional remuneration with any amendments that may be introduced by legislation with regard to curriculum, pension schemes and retirement age.

Women in particular are invited to apply. If, in the opinion of the evaluation committee, several applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, the rules on equal opportunities laid down in the Personnel Regulations for Academic Positions will be applied.

 

State employment shall reflect the multiplicity of the population at large to the highest possible degree. The University of Bergen has therefore adopted a personnel policy objective to ensure that we achieve a balanced age and sex composition and the recruitment of persons of various ethnic backgrounds. Persons of different ethnic backgrounds and persons with disabilities are therefore encouraged to apply for the position.

The University of Bergen applies the principles of public openness when recruiting staff to scientific positions. Information about the applicant may be made public even though the applicant has requested not to be named in the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his/her request is not respected.

 

The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time.

 

Application

How to apply for the position:

Upload the following and send the application and CV via the link “Apply for this job” on this website:

 

  • CV with a complete overview of the applicant’s education, earlier positions and other activities
  • scanned copies of your certificates
  • a list of attachments providing evidence of the applicant’s teaching qualifications
  • a complete list of scholarly works, with information about where these have been published
  • a list of works on which the committee should place special emphasis in its evaluation with information on where they have been published
  • the scholarly works, or parts of such works on which the committee should place special emphasis in its evaluation (max 10 for an associate professor)

 

It is very important that each of the scholarly works on which the committee should place special emphasis, is attached in its entirety.

 

The applications with attachments are sent electronically to the expert committee.

 

Please note that the applications will be forwarded to the committee with the information and attachments uploaded in Jobbnorge at closing date. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure all relevant documentation is present.

 

Reference is made to “Rules of procedure for appointments to chairs at the University of Bergen.”

 

If you send your application via e-mail to an individual, it will not be considered.

 

Further information about our employment process can be found here.


Closing date for applications: 12 November 2017

 

 

Description of position

A full-time permanent position as associate professor of dentistry (cariology) is available at the Department of Clinical Dentistry, University of Bergen. The department is located at the following address: Årstadveien 19, 5009 Bergen, Norway.

 

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bergen consists of five departments. At the Department of Clinical Dentistry the main activities include research, supervision at PhD-level, promotion of research news to the public, graduate training of dentists and dental hygienists, students at the Qualification program as well as postgraduate training in dentistry. The Clinic of Dentistry is an integrated part of the Department.

 

The Department of Clinical Dentistry has 30 positions for scientific staff, approximately 15 PhD candidates and 15 persons in technical /administrative positions. The department is located in Årstadveien 19, but some of the staff members are located in Årstadveien 21.

 

The position is connected to the Section of cariology, with working obligations in agreement with the existing curriculum. This includes teaching of dental students and dental hygienists (and postgraduate training of dentists). The section is responsible for a 3-year postgraduate clinical training within the field of cariology.

 

In the curriculum, collaboration between the different units is highlighted.

 

The research activities at the department is organised into research groups. This includes cancer research, craniofacial development and function, biomaterials, oral infection and inflammation and behavioural science. A Centre for Clinical Research has been established in order to coordinate technical support and service.

 

Qualifications

In order to be qualified as associate professor, one needs to have a relevant PhD-degree or corresponding qualifications. In addition he/she must have a postgraduate clinical training within the field of cariology or approved speciality in pedodontics. The successful applicant must also have a Norwegian authorisation as dentist when entering the position.

 

Part of the qualifications for this position includes research experience that complies with rules set at the Faculty of Medicine. The applicant should be able to document comprehensive clinical and theoretical experience. In addition, administrative- and leadership experience as well as collaborating abilities will be emphasised.

 

The teaching language will normally be Norwegian. The successful applicant must be able to teach in Norwegian or one of the other Scandinavian languages within two years of his/her appointment. Norwegian courses will be offered.

 

Basic teaching competence is also a requirement, but the successful applicant who does not have such competence at the time of his/her appointment will be offered training and will be required to produce evidence of such competence within one year of the date of appointment. This deadline is extended to two years for the successful applicant who does not master a Scandinavian language at the time of appointment.

 

Responsibilities and duties

Research, teaching (theoretical and clinical), supervision, exam administration and administrative duties are mandatory according to existing regulations. The successful candidate will, in addition to teaching in cariology, have teaching obligations in integrated teaching courses across units.

 

The general rules at the University of Bergen are prevailing, and the successful candidate can under certain circumstances be expected to take on teaching obligations outside the unit where he/she is employed.

 

The University of Bergen emphasizes that teaching qualifications are to be given realweight in appointments to middle and top academic positions. Applicants must produceevidence of their own teaching qualifications. This can be done by submitting, forinstance:

 

  • evidence of completed teaching training
  • evaluation reports of the applicant’s teaching
  • overview over scope and level of teaching
  • overview over supervision of post-graduate and doctoral candidates
  • student awards received
  • own teaching publications
  • own teaching compendia and material
  • reports showing participation in projects related to the development of teaching, such as alternative forms of teaching, supervision or teaching environments

 

Appointment takes place based on the recommendation of an expert committee and an independent assessment from the appointing authority including interview and any testing of teaching competence.

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