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Senior Lecturers in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Institute of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Start date January 2023
Job description

Two permanent positions as Senior lecturer in Philosophy are available at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo.

The vacancy is a teaching position, with 75 % teaching and dissemination work, 19 % academic development work, and 6 % administration. The position is based in the Philosophy section and the persons appointed will be part of this professional environment. The teaching will primarily be related to Examen Philosophicum (Exphil) and to some extent to the Philosophy programme. The Department provides the teaching and examination of Exphil for all students enrolled in UiO´s programmes, in all around 2000 students per semester. The teaching is delivered through both large lectures and smaller seminars requiring obligatory assignments and attendance. The successful candidates should be prepared to assume administrative responsibilities, for example as members of councils and committees. Within the normal duties and academic competence, the persons appointed may also be directed to work outside their department. The appointment is made on condition that changes to the subject area and tasks may be determined by the employer.

Qualification requirements

PhD or equivalent academic qualifications with a specialization in Philosophy
Personal suitability and motivation for the position
Experience in teaching and interest in pedagogical development
The ability to teach in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish language from the start date

In the evaluation of the applicants, emphasis will be placed on:

Pedagogical qualifications and practice, mainly from universities or higher education institutions, see How to document your pedagogical skills
Pedagogical qualifications, documented results from teaching and supervision, and ability to inspire students
Experience in producing text books, compilations and lecture notes or experience in internet based teaching/flexible learning
Interest and ability in leadership and administration
Good teamwork skills and experience
Professional competence and publications in the field
In the case of applicants who are equally qualified, emphasis may be given to the applicant´s professional profile and ability to teach in areas where the philosophy programmes have or will have teaching needs.

The successful candidate who at the time of appointment cannot document basic teaching qualifications will be required to obtain such qualifications within a two-year period.

We offer

salary NOK 604 700 – 702 100 per annum depending on qualifications (requires a PhD or equivalent)
A professionally stimulating working environment
Pension agreement with Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
Attractive welfare benefits
The possibility to apply for promotion to senior lecturer and docent at a later stage

How to apply
Application type Online
The application must include: Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications, research and motivation for the position Curriculum Vitae (with a list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities, including a complete list of publications) List of publications, if applicable Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language. Educational certificates, master theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works later. The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “apply for this job”. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview and a trial lecture.
Web address to apply https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/225...
Hard deadline August 31, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/225...
Contact name Head of Department, Tor Egil Førland
Contact email
Time created June 9, 2022, 8:08pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 31, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Expired on September 2, 2022, 12:46am CET
Last updated September 1, 2022, 10:46pm UTC
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Doesn´t fit with the Norwegian academic year.