A permanent 100% position as a professor (or associate professor) in Applied Ecology is available at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Applied Ecology, Agricultural Sciences and Biotechnology at Campus Evenstad from 01.01.2019.
We understand “Applied ecology” quite broadly as an interdisciplinary science. The research focus of the position should be in any discipline that can improve our understanding of sustainable use and management of biological resources. Hence, we are looking for candidates with scientific knowledge in for instance cultural geography, social science, natural geography, forestry, GIS, land use management, communication, nature guiding/tourism, human dimension in nature resource management or other disciplines related to nature resource management.
The successful candidate is expected to teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and graduate level.
The holder of the position will be based at Campus Evenstad
We are searching for applicants with a general high theoretical and methodical competence. For a full professorship we emphasize high quality scientific production during the latest years and indications that this production will continue for the years to come, supervision of PhD-students, successful application for research grants, experience to initiate and head research projects and international activity. It is required that candidates can show relevant practical pedagogical skills, bases on education or teaching guidance.
To be found qualified as associate professor it is required that the candidate holds a PhD, and shows solid scientific production which represents an in depth knowledge of the discipline and adjacent areas of knowledge.
Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences requires that new employees in teaching and research have satisfactory education in pedagogic or accomplish internal mandatory course in pedagogic for university employees. We value experience in teaching, e-learning and from advising students in higher education. The applicant should be motivated to teach and have excellent communication skills.
Good skills in a Scandinavian language as well as English (oral, writing and reading), and knowledge of the Norwegian public management system are required.
We are searching for reliable candidates who can work independently, and contribute to the positive work environment in our team. We emphasize personal qualifications when appointing personnel to the faculty.
Evaluation of applicants
An internal scientific committee will do a preliminary screening of all applicants. Further appointment process will include interviews, and relevant candidates will be invited for trial lectures. The most promising candidates will be evaluated by an external scientific committee with regard to their competence as full professor or associate professor. Final decisions will depend on personal skills that fit well in the work environment at the Faculty, scientific skills, and how the candidates' scientific discipline combines with the total scientific staff on campus.
Salary follows the State salary scale, position code 1011, salary framework 24, starting in salary step 62 which currently constitutes NOK 544 400 gross per year. Life assurance and occupational injuries insurance are included. Positions as professor, position code 1013, will be offered salary ranging from salary steps 71 to 80, which currently constitutes from NOK 646 700 to NOK 802 600 gross per year. Pension contributions to Statens pensjonskasse will be deducted. Questions about the position or work environment can be directed to the dean Kristin E. Gangås, tlf +47 90 72 96 14, or vice dean of research Harry P. Andreassen tlf. +47 62430852, e-mail: email@example.com
The national workforce should, to the greatest possible extent, reflect the diversity of the population. There is therefore a personnel policy goal to achieve a balanced age and sex composition and recruit from ethnic minority groups.
Do not send certificates and references with the application, we may ask for them later.
Application deadline: 17.06.2018
Høgskolen i Innlandet
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