Oslo universitetssykehus HF

Oslo universitetssykehus HF,


Senior Consultant combined with Professor / Associate Professor


Oslo universitetssykehus HF

Sognsvannsveien 20
Praktisk information
Gastroenterologi og hepatologi,
Medicinsk gastroenterologi
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Section of Gastroenterology, at the Department of Transplantation Medicine, Division of Surgery, Inflammatory Diseases and Transplantation, Oslo University Hospital/ Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo 

Oslo University Hospital (OUH) is Norways largest hospital with over 20 000 employees and a budget of 20 billion NOK. It is a local hospital for parts of Oslo's population. It has a regional function for the inhabitants in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, and it also has a large number of national functions. The Hospital is responsible for the majority of medical research and education of health personnel in Norway.

The University of Oslo (UiO) is Norway's oldest research and educational institution with 28 000 students and 7 000 employees. Professional breadth and internationally recognized research environments make UiO an important contributor to society. The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1814 and is Norway's oldest medical faculty. The Faculty works for progressive education, research and dissemination for the patients and societys best interests. It is organized into three basic units and has approximately 1 500 employees (about 1 000 work years) and about 2 000 students.

A permanent 50% position as Senior Consultant is available at Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Transplantation Medicine, at the Division of Surgery, Inflammatory Diseases and Transplantation, Oslo University Hospital (OUH). The position is affiliated a 50 % position as Professor (SKO 1013)/Associate Professor (SKO 1011) in Medicine (Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions and equal sharing of working hours between the two positions is expected.

Regarding the 50 % clinical position at OUH:

Department of Transplantation Medicine is responsible for the national service for transplantation of abdominal organs. The Section of Gastroenterology is responsible for assessment and long-time follow-up of all adult liver transplanted patients. The section serves as a referral center for patients with a broad spectrum of hepatobiliary disorders. The section has regional responsibility for patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET) and has status as a European Center of Excellence for NET. The endoscopy unit performs advanced endoscopic procedures, including endoscopic ultrasonography and enteroscopy.

The Section of Gastroenterology is located at OUH Rikshospitalet. In addition to the patient ward and endoscopy unit, the section is responsible for an outpatient ward and a daycare unit.

There are 8 Senior Consultant positions at the section, out of which 3 are currently adjungated to a professor II (20%) position. The section has a highly active and internationally renowned research environment.


  • Contribute to the ordinary clinical work at the department, in particular that related to the patient ward and the daycare unit, and participate in the work-up and care of the patient groups described above
  • The applicant is expected to participate in the on-call system of the department.
  • The applicant is expected to contribute to training of clinical fellows, run courses and participate in quality improvement routines.
  • Contribute to maintain and develop a highly qualified research environment.
  • The applicant must be prepared to perform clinical work at all sites within OUS.
Qualification requirements
  • The applicant must possess a Norwegian specialist accreditation in gastroenterology at the starting date of entering the position.
  • The applicant must have experience with the patient groups seen at the department, in particular  assessment and follow-up of liver transplanted patients and patients with NET.

Personal qualifications

  • Personal qualifications of the applicant, including documented collaborative skills, will be important.
  • Working efficiently and consciencefully.
  • Patient management involves empathic communication skills towards patients and their families.
  • Documented language skills in Norwegian or a compatible Scandinavian language is required. Applicants must be able to teach and communicate with patients in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish.

We offer

  • We offer good opportunities for professional development in a great working environment with highly dedicated and skilled co-workers at a university hospital with unique access to leading expertise in many clinical and supporting medical subspecialities. The department continuously aims to enhance the quality of the service through recruitment of applicants with particularly valuable expertise.
  • Salary level for the position will be negotiated according to standard protocols.
Regarding the part-time academic position at UiO:

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/2021-15082-gastroenterology%20KIT.pdf 

Applications for the academic part-time position must include: 

  • Cover letter and CV
  • Complete list of publications
  • Separate list of 10 most relevant publications to be evaluated specifically for the position (please send these publications attached in full text versions).
  • Form: 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..
  • Description of  qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills
  • Other relevant qualifications
Please scan and send the documents as PDF files.

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/om/jobb/veiledninger/index.html 

Contact person Senior Consultant position OUS: Kristine Wiencke, Head of Section of Gastroenterology, e-mail: kwiencke@ous-hf.no or phone: +47 41302749

Enquiries about the UiO position should be directed to Bente Halvorsen, Head of Research Institute of Internal Medicine, email: b.e.halvorsen@medisin.uio.no, phone +47 98460647

Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Senior Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Heidi Falch Ecklund, h.f.ecklund@medisin.uio.no, tlf. +47 22859227/90730348.

Oslo universitetssykehus Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20, 0372 Oslo, Norway

Bente Halvorsen
Head of Research, Institute of Internal Medicine UiO
+47 98460647
Kristine Wiencke
Head of Section of Gastroenterology, OUH
+47 41 30 27 49

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