Oslo universitetssykehus HF

Oslo universitetssykehus HF,


Senior Researcher combined with Professor II in Medicine


Oslo universitetssykehus HF

Kirkeveien 166
Tlf: +47 915 02770
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Department of Cardiology Ullevål, Oslo University Hospital Ullevål and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo    

Senior Researcher combined with Professor II in Medicine Department of Cardiology Ullevål, Division of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo.

A permanent position as Senior Researcher and Head of Center for Clinical Heart Research, Division of Medicine, Department of Cardiology Ullevål, Oslo University Hospital is available. The position is affiliated with a part time position as Professor II SKO 8013 (20 % position) in Medicine at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions.

Regarding the full-time researcher position at Oslo University Hospital

The Department of Cardiology Ullevål consists of an Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (13 beds), a cardiac bed ward (28 beds) accommodating a coronary care unit, a center for echocardiography, a center for arrythmias and cardiac device implantations, a section for research and development, and an outpatient clinic. The Department is one of the largest centers in Norway for primary PCI for STEMI (800 primary PCIs every year), and the largest center in Norway for cardiac device implantations and for cardiac device lead extractions. The department also hosts Center for Clinical Heart Research where the vacant position is located. Center for Clinical Heart Research, which is a core research facility at the Department of Cardiology, Ullevål, has existed for more than 25 years and includes laboratory facilities for translational research. The applicant is expected to continue activities and further develop research at the center. More information about the center at the website:


Short description of the position's work tasks
- Management and development of the research laboratory and research milieu
- Facilitate clinical and translational research
- Facilitate and implement use of biobanks
- Ensure quality of research protocols and project management at high standard
- Supervision of PhD candidates a.o.
- Financial management, including applications for financial support
- Initiate and participate in collaborations/networking with other research teams
- Make an arena for team-building in a cross-disiplinary milieu
- Internal and external lectures
    Qualification requirements

    - Documented education (i.e. cand.med., cand.scient. or cand.pharm. or equivalent)
    - Knowledge in cardiovascular disease research and experience in translational research
    - Experience in basic laboratory technology and methodology
    - Experience in conducting clinical studies
    - Verbal and written communication skills in Norwegian or Scandinavian language
    - Good cooperation skills, engagement and flexibility
    - Good working capacity
    - Leadership experience


    Mandatory requirements for the position

    - We search for a leader with strong communication and interpersonal skills, who enjoy working in a busy working environment as part of a multidisciplinary team. Personal aptitude and good collaborative skills will be emphasized, and verbal and written communication skills in Norwegian or Scandinavian language is mandatory.

    - More recent publications (especially the last five years) are given greater weight than older ones.

    We can offer

    - An inclusive and dynamic working environment
    - A high level of expertise
    - Well established and well-functioning schemes for the combined position

    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:

    Job description

    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 Associate/Adjunct Professorships as well as rules concerning pedagogical skills: http://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/index.html

    Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tone Iren Tverfjell, t.i.tverfjell@medisin.uio.no

    Kirkeveien 166, 0455 Oslo, Norway

    Sigrun Halvorsen
    Head of department
    +47 91317460

    Oslo University Hospital is a highly specialised hospital in charge of extensive regional and local hospital assignments and the provision of high quality services for the citizens of Oslo. The hospital also has a nationwide responsibility for a number of national and multi-regional assignments and has several national centres of competence. The hospital is Scandinavia's largest and we each year carry out more than 1.2 million patient treatments. Oslo University Hospital is responsible for approximately 50 percent of all medical and healthcare research conducted at Norwegian hospitals and is a significant role player within the education of a large variety of health care personnel. We are an emergency hospital for East and Southern Norway and have national emergency assignments. The hospital has a total budget of NOK 17 billion. More than 20,000 employees are engaged with activities at more than 40 different locations.


    The University of Oslo is Norway's oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society. The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1814 and is the oldest medical faculty in Norway. The Faculty is organized into three basic units and has approximately 1,500 employees and about 2000 students. The Institute of Clinical Medicine (Klinmed) is one of three institutes under the Faculty. Klinmed is responsible for the Faculty's educational and research activities at Oslo University Hospital and Akershus University Hospital. With about 800 employees spread over approximately 425 man-labour years, Klinmed is the university's largest institute.

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