Professor Position Available: Paleontology - Tromsø University Museum, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Date: 
19 December 2018

Professor Position Available
Paleontology
Tromsø University Museum
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Tromsø, Norway

Application deadline: 6 January 2019

For more information, go to:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/160995/professor-associat...

For questions, contact:
Torbjørn Alm
Email: torbjorn.alm [at] uit.no


The Tromsø University Museum at UiT The Arctic University of Norway invites applications for a professor position in paleontology. This full-time, permanent position will be located in Tromsø, Norway.

The successful candidate will participate in a broad range of museum outreach activities, such as public communications, media interactions, and exhibitions. The appointee will be expected to collaborate and seek collaboration within the institution, nationally, and internationally, is expected to be active in applying for external research funding.

Duties of this position include research and research-based activities, collection management, dissemination, and some administration. Teaching and supervision of Master and PhD students is encouraged. This position will include responsibility and curation activity within large parts of the geological collections, both within and outside the applicant’s research.

Applicants should have a good command of one of the Scandinavian languages and English, or be willing to learn Norwegian within a reasonable time period.

Applications must be submitted online and include:

  • Letter of application;
  • Curriculum vitae containing a complete overview of education, supervised professional training, and professional work;
  • Certified copies of diplomas and reference letter;
  • References with contact information;
  • Documentation of English language proficiency;
  • Teaching portfolio;
  • Form for documentation of teaching qualifications; and
  • List of works and description of each.

Applicants should also submit a cover letter describing their interest in the position, including experience with natural history collections, the development of the zoological collection, and future research plans.

Application deadline: 6 January 2019

For more information, including additional qualifications and application requirements, and to apply, go to:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/160995/professor-associat...

For questions, contact:
Torbjørn Alm
Email: torbjorn.alm [at] uit.no