The Department of International Environment and Development Studies is seeking an Associate Professor with a background in ecology and experience working across disciplines, including issues related to environmental governance. We are seeking candidates with interdisciplinary experience, bridging both natural and social sciences. This position is intended to strengthen the department’s research and educational capacity in ecological aspects of social-ecological systems.
Candidates must have a strong record in natural sciences, and experience working with social sciences. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work at the interface between topics such as social-ecological systems, agroecology, ecological economics, political ecology and sustainability sciences, applied to contemporary issues such as biodiversity loss, climate change, sustainable food systems, and other environmental concerns.
The applicant must have:
If the person appointed does not have formal competence in pedagogics, she/he is obliged to complete a course in university pedagogics within two years following the appointment.
Candidates must demonstrate a command of a Scandinavian language as a working language. If a successful candidate is not fluent in a Scandinavian language at the time of the appointment, s/he will be expected to learn sufficient Norwegian to be able to participate actively in all functions that the position may involve within three years following their appointment.
Willingness to contribute towards fulfilling the Department’s and the Faculty’s strategic priorities.
The selected candidate will be appointed as Associate Professor (1011 Førsteamanuensis), within NOK 583 900 – 741 300 (salary frame 65-77) depending on qualifications.
A compulsory contribution of 2 % is made to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
For further information, please contact Head of Department Dr. Shai A. Divon, tel: +47 67231351 (email@example.com)
General information to applicants
To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply for this job’ button above. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already done so) and log in before completing the online application form.
All documents must be uploaded in electronic applications www.jobbnorge.no
Applicants invited for an interview will be asked to present verified copies of diplomas and certificates.
Application deadline: 8 December 2019.
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