Oslo universitetssykehus HF

Oslo universitetssykehus HF,


Senior Consultant combined with Professor II / Associate Professor Department of Neurology, Institute of Clinical Medicine


Oslo universitetssykehus HF

Sognsvannsveien 20
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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 largest 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 position as Senior Consultant in Neurology is available at the Department of Neurology, Oslo University Hospital within the section of Neurology at Rikshospitalet. The position is affiliated with a part-time position as Professor II SKO 9301 /Associate Professor SKO 1011 (20 % position) in Neurology at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions. Teaching and clinical activities may be scheduled within the sections of Department of Neurology both at Rikshospitalet and Ullevål and other locations.

Regarding the full-time clinical position at OUH
The Department of Neurology is the largest Neurological department in Norway, serving both the Oslo population as well as the South East Health Region, and for some conditions also other health regions. We have in-patient clinics at Ullevål Hospital both for general neurology and acute stroke, and at Rikshospitalet for DBS treatment/movement disorders, cerebrovascular intervention, neuroinflammatory and psychosomatic disorders as well as  second opinion evaluations. We have a very large out-patient clinic and a large neurophysiology lab also with activity at Ullevål and Rikshospitalet.
The Department is responsible for teaching medical students within the neurological disciplines. Research activity in the Department is organized into seven main research groups, all with several sub-groups with focused research projects. The main research areas within stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases, movement and neuromuscular disorders disorders (including  neurogenetic and muscular disorders and ALS), epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and neuroinflammatory disorders, pain, neuropsychiatry and cognitive health. We have a special focus both on clinical trials and on translational research in neurology. Our researchers have access to a well-equipped modern molecular lab facility, and there are well-established collaborations with core facilities at the Hospital and at the University.
The Senior Consultant is expected to take part in at least one of the clinical teams in the Department of Neurology and is also expected to take part in doing on-calls.
Applicants should hold a strong record in a clinical and/or basic neurological field, and the senior consultant position attached to the academic position will have a special role in supporting this topic both clinically and academically.
Qualification requirements education and relevant personal qualities:
  • Applicants must hold an MD and be a certified specialist in clinical neurology
  • Applicants must have knowledge of and experience from working with neurological patients.
  • We are searching for an ambitious person with strong communication and interpersonal skills, who enjoys a busy working environment, working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Personal suitability and good collaborative skills will be emphasized
  • Certificate of good conduct
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/2021-7391-description-of-position-neurology.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).
  • 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, https://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/form---phd-candidate-supervision.odt
  • Description of  qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills
  • Other relevant qualifications

Please scan and send the documents as PDF-files (maximum 2 MB / file).

See guidelines for designing the application, information for applicants, rules for appointments to Professor II/Associate Professorships as well as rules concerning pedagogical skills: https://www.med.uio.no/english/about/vacancies/procedures/

Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Erlend Huglen, erlend.huglen@medisin.uio.no (+47) 22 84 46 91.

Oslo universitetssykehus Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20, 0372 Oslo, Norway

Oslo University hospital Ullevål
Kirkeveien 166
0450 Oslo
Open directions
University of Oslo
Problemveien 7
0315 Oslo
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Hanne Flinstad Harbo
Head of the Department of Neurology and Professor II
+47 99546680

John-Anker Zwart
Head of Research at the Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Professor II
+47 97756394

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