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[Commlist] Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Stavanger
Tue Apr 30 09:11:16 GMT 2019
The University of Stavanger, Norway, is looking for an Associate
Professor in Journalism.
We are seeking an associate professor with a PhD or equivalent
qualification within the subject area. In addition to applicants with a
journalistic background, applicants with media-scientific perspectives
on journalism (social science as well as humanistic) can apply.
Emphasis will be given to whether the applicant has experience from
editorial work, and competence in digital media.
You must be able to document pedagogical and didactic skills relating to
higher education, or complete a university pedagogy course within a
period of two years of the appointment start date. The course will
be provided by the university.
*The following attributes are also desirable*
ability to inspire colleagues with regard to research, artistic and
ability to initiate, obtain external funding for, lead and carry out
major research and development projects
research results published in recognised Norwegian and international
publications, and references indicating progression in research and
a reflective and conscientious attitude towards your own teaching
ability to involve and engage students in teaching where the course's
objectives, content and assessment situations are closely interlinked
experience and/or interest in the development of varied learning methods
and digital tools in teaching
experience of partnerships with businesses
experience with relevant international research networks and the ability
to build and nurture networks -regionally, nationally and internationally
experience with innovation and the commercialisation of research
ability to manage a heavy workload, inquisitiveness, and motivation to
develop new knowledge in collaboration with others
good teamwork and communication skills, and ability to contribute to a
constructive working environment
*We offer *
varied duties in a large, exciting and socially important organisation
an ambitious work community which is developing rapidly. We strive to
include employees at all levels in strategic decisions and promote an
informal atmosphere with a flat organisational structure.
colleague-based guidance programme during your first year of teaching at
salary in accordance with the State Salary Scale, l.pl 17.510, code
1011, NOK 580.000 - 680.000 gross per year. A higher salary may be
considered in special cases.
automatic membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
<http://www.spk.no/>, which provides favourable insurance- and
favourable membership terms at a gym and at the company sports club
employment with an Inclusive Workplace organisation which is committed
to reducing sick leave, increasing the proportion of employees with
reduced working capacity, and increasing the number of professionally
Home-job-home <https://www.hjemjobbhjem.no/>, discounted public
transport to and from work
as an employee in Norway, you will have access to an optimal health
service, as well as good pensions, generous maternity/paternity
leave, and a competitive salary. Nursery places are guaranteed and
event of moving to Norway, including support and language courses for
Your application will be assessed by an expert committee. In the expert
assessment, emphasis will be placed on submitted scientific
works/documented artistic activity and documented teaching competence.
The committe will also assess your experience with editorial work,
popularisation/dissemination activities, university politics and
administration, and any other documented qualifications relevant to the
If you do not satisfy key parts of the qualification requirements, you
may have your application rejected before applications are submitted to
the expert committee for assessment.
Based on the expert committee's statement, relevant applicants will be
invited to an interview and a teaching demonstration before any
recommendations are made.
In the absence of applicants with sufficient scientific expertise, the
university may consider temporarily designating an appointee for up to
three years, during which time he/she will endeavour to gain the
qualifications necessary for a permanent position. The applicant must be
capable of gaining the necessary qualifications during the period of
The university aims to recruit more women into professor positions;
thus, if several applicants are considered to have equal qualifications,
a woman will be given priority over a man.
It is a prerequisite that the appointee has a residence which
enables him or her to be present at/available to the academic community
during ordinary working hours.
The position has been announced in both Norwegian and English. In the
case of differences of opinion between the texts, the Norwegian text
shall be decisive.
More information on the position can be obtained from Professor Helle
Sjøvaag, tlf. 51831641, email: (helle.sjovaag /at/ uis.no)
<mailto:(helle.sjovaag /at/ uis.no)?subject=F%C3%B8rsteamanuensis%20i%20journalistikk> eller
instituttleder Zafer Özgen, tlf. 51832386, email: (zafer.ozgen /at/ uis.no)
<mailto:(zafer.ozgen /at/ uis.no)?subject=F%C3%B8rsteamanuensis%20i%20journalistikk>
Information about the appointment procedure can be obtained from HR
Advisor Helene Engelsgjerd Figved, tel: 51831558 e-mail:
(rekruttering /at/ uis.no)
<mailto:(rekruttering /at/ uis.no)?subject=F%C3%B8rsteamanuensis%20i%20journalistikk>.
Apply for the position online via the “Apply for the position” link on
this page. Here you can submit your application and CV with relevant
education and experience.
*The following documents must be uploaded as attachments to your
application in separate files:*
relevant certificates and references
complete list of scientific work
up to 10 works which document your teaching and educational competence;
see Guidelines for the Assessment of Teaching Skills
up to 10 scientific works which are pivotal to your research
output, including your PhD thesis
documentation of other relevant activities concerning the position
The documentation must be available in either a Scandinavian language or
in English. If the total size of the attachments exceeds 30 MB, they
must be compressed before upload. Information and documentation to be
taken into account in the assessment must be submitted within the
application dealine. Contact details for three references must
be provided in the application or upon request.
Please note that information on applicants may be published even if the
applicant has requested not to be included in the official list of
applicants - see Section 25 of the Freedom of Information Act
UiS only considers applications and attachments registered in JobbNorge.
*UiS - challenge the well-known and explore the unknown*
The University of Stavanger (UiS) has about 12,000 students and 1,700
employees. The University is located in the third largest urban region
in Norway, with a dynamic labor market and exciting cultural and leisure
activities. We are the only Norwegian member of the European Consortium
of Innovative Universities. The university has high ambitions. We will
be a driving force in the development of knowledge in the region, and an
international research university with an emphasis on innovation.
Together with our staff and students, we will challenge the well-known
and explore the unknown.
Department of Media and Social Sciences is part of the Faculty of Social
Sciences. The department offers study programs and carries out research
within Change Management, Energy/Environment/Society, Sociology,
Documentary production, Television and Media Production and Journalism.
There are currently 45 employees including research fellows and
postdocs, and around 900 students at the department.
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