Akerhus Universitetssykehus

Akerhus Universitetssykehus,


We have a vacant position as Professor II/Associate Professor (20 %) The part-time academic position is combined with a full-time (100%) senior consultant position in vascular surgery.


Akerhus Universitetssykehus

Sykehusveien 25
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The Institute of Clinical Medicine and The Department of Vascular and Thoracic surgery, Akershus University Hospital

Relating to the main position:
The 20% position as professor is combined with a full time (100%) position in The Department of Vascular and Thoracic surgery as a senior consultant in vascular surgery. The department has 9 senior consultants in vascular surgery and two in thoracic surgery (performing lung surgery, not cardiac surgery). The ward has 26 beds and a stable and highly qualified nursing staff, as has the outpatient clinic. There is close collaboration with the Department of Orthopedics and The department of Endocrinology regarding common patient groups, as well as with the section of interventional radiologists at the Department of Radiology.

We seek a consultant with interest and experience particularly in endovascular treatment, to work with the team of experienced endovascular surgeons and radiologists. We seek a consultant who is qualified to be on call as a senior vascular surgeon, caring for patients in the ward, in the postoperative unit and emergency care patients, together with surgeons in training.

The department of vascular and thoracic surgery is part of the Division of Surgery with 13 departments, including anesthesia and operative services for Akershus University Hospital.

The successful applicant will play an important role in shaping the Departments future research profile, medical teaching, and research supervision. The appointee will be expected to develop new projects, undertake clinical treatment studies, and develop transdisciplinary and transprofessional collaboration with researchers nationally and internationally. Broad clinical and research competence and successful applications for external research funding will be important criteria in the evaluation of applicants.

Applicants must be

  •  certified in a vascular surgery,  
  • have strong interpersonal skills, and
  • demonstrate good oral and written competency of a Scandinavian language.  
  • Clinical experience must be sufficient to teach medical students in all fields of vascular surgery.  
  • A valid authorisation or license to practise as medical doctor in Norway is mandatory before entering the position.

Relating to the academic position:
The University position is part time (20%), but a collaborative agreement between the Hospital and University secures that a minimum of 40% of the working time will be allotted to academic Work.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create an active and attractive research environment will be emphasized in the evaluation of applicants. Active research collaboration, also interdisciplinary and internationally, will be another evaluation criterion.

For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation, please see:

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 in PDF 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 http://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/form---phd-candidate-supervision.pdf
  • Description of qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills

  • Other relevant qualifications

We can offer:

  • A challenging and friendly working environment
    High academic standards
  • A favorable pension arrangement Advantageous welfare conditions
  • An inclusive workplace
  • Pay grade depending on qualifications

Reference number: 2023/4333

More information can be found here: https://www.uio.no/english/about/regulations/personnel/academic/med-appointment-promotion.html

For Rules for Appointments to Professorships and Associate Professorships please see: Personnel regulations for academic employees - University of Oslo (uio.no)

HR- advisor Maren Retterstøl Olaisen, Institute of Clinical Medicine (questions regarding the academic application), email:marenrol@medisin.uio.no

Sykehusveien 25, 1478 LØRENSKOG, Norway


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Frode Arnt Olsbø
Head of Department
Phone:+47 92249164

Anne Karin Lindahl
Head of Division of Surgery
Phone:+ 47 93011169
Knut Magne Augestad
Head of Clinic for Surgery
Phone:+47 97499442

Professor Torbjørn Omland
Head of Campus Ahus
Phone:+ 47 40107050

About the employer

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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