Akershus Universitetssykehus

Akershus Universitetssykehus,


A part-time academic position (20%) Adjunct Professor (professor II)/Associate Professor (førsteamanuensis) of geriatricsis combined with a full-time (100%) senior consultant position in geriatrics


Akershus Universitetssykehus

Sykehusveien 25
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The Institute of Clinical Medicine University of Oslo in collaboration with Department of Geriatric medicine, Akershus University Hospital

The Institute of Clinical Medicine has a vacant position as Adjunct Professor (professor II)/Associate Professor (førsteamanuensis) of geriatrics. A part-time
academic position (20%) is combined with a full-time (100%) senior consultant position in geriatrics at Akershus University Hospital, Department of Geriatric medicine.

Relating the main position:
Department of geriatric medicine is organized under the Division of Medicine. The department is, despite its name, the last established in the hospital. The department has during the first seven years developed a ward of 23 acute geriatric beds with a multidisciplinary team, started up an outpatient clinic as well as initiated new services in the hospital, eg. orthogeriatrics every weekdays and onco-geriatric liaison service. The department contribute to real awareness of geriatrics in our large hospital, and experiences increased demand for geriatric services. Due to the size and patient composition the hospital is well suited for pragmatic trials.  
Due to this, the employee will be in position and at the same time highly expected to integrate academic work and way of thinking into daily practice and operations, and thus inspire clinicians to contribute to clinically relevant research, pragmatic studies and bedside teaching. The successful applicant will have an important role in shaping our future research, teaching of medical students and research fellows.
The successful candidate is expected to have extensive research experience in geriatric medicine with ongoing research activity and contribute to further scientific and professional development in the department, including initiation of doctoral projects.

Senior physicians in the department participate in weekend duty every eight week are also doing ward rounds and seeing outpatients.

By appointment, 40 % of the senior consultant position is expected to be used for research and teaching.                       


Authorization and medical license issued by the Norwegian Directorate of Health
Certified qualifications in the specialty of geriatric medicine issued by the Norwegian Directorate of Health, this includes qualifications and willingness to fill the role as on-duty senior physician
Senior physicians in the department participate in weekend duty every eight week as well as going rounds and see outpatients
Foreign applicants may apply, with the requirement that they obtain Norwegian medical authorisation and certification in the specialty of geriatric medicine before joining the position
Applicants must speak Norwegian, Swedish or Danish to be capable to communicate with the patients in the ward/outpatient clinic
Hold a strong record in research within geriatric medicine with on-going research activity
Applicants must have good cooperative and communication skills

Regarding the part-time (20 %) academic position:                          

For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation on the academic position, please see: https://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/om/jobb/stillingsbeskrivelser/2021-7490-stillingsbeskrivelse-geriatri.pdf
Interpersonal skills and the ability to create an attractive research environment, plans for research and ambitions relating to the applicant's personal teaching practice will be emphasized. The successful applicant will participate in teaching of medical students at the University of Oslo. As a main rule, interviews will be held and references collected. Applicants may also be required to give a trial lecture.

Application for the academic part-time position must include:
A cover letter and CV. 
Complete list of publications.
Separate list of 10 most relevant publications to be evaluated specifically for the position (please submit in full text). 
Overview of experience in supervising PhD candidates, including names of the candidates, period of supervision, information on institutions and dates for the presentation of the theses, as well as specific information regarding experience  as main- or co-supervisor for each candidate.
form---phd-candidate-supervision.pdf (uio.no)
Description of qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills.
Other relevant qualifications.
Please, scan and send the documents as PDF-files (maximum 10 MB)
See guidelines for designing the application, information for applicants, rules for appointments to Associate/Adjunct Professorships as well as rules concerning pedagogical skills:http://www.med.uio.no/english/about/vacancies/procedures/ 

HR- Officer in charge Maren Retterstøl Olaisen, Institute of Clinical Medicine (questions regarding the academic application)  +47 228 50 545 

Sykehusveien 25, 1474 LØRENSKOG, Norway

Erik Borge Skei
Head of Division of Medicine
+47 942 79 107

Trygve Holmøy
Head of University Clinic, professor
+47 917 31 968

Torbjørn Omland
Head of Campus Ahus, professor
+47 401 07 050

Akershus University Hospital is the largest acute hospital in Norway, and local and area hospital for close to 10% of the Norwegian population. We have a fast growing research environment in the field of medicine and health sciences. Akershus University Hospital aims for our work force to reflect our values of multi-disciplinarity, diversity and equality. We therefore seek a balance in the age and gender profile of our staff, and we are particularly interested in recruiting people from ethnic minorities.

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