Department of Teacher Education and School Research
Associate Professor (Associate) of multilingualism in Education
A permanent full-time position as Associate Professor (førsteamanuensis) (SKO 1011) in the field of Multilingualism in Education (flerspråklighet i opplæringen) is vacant at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS). The teaching of Multilingualism in Education covers several areas, including teaching and learning in the multilingual classroom, language and literacy practices of newly arrived as well as of other multilingual students, and policy and practice in multilingual education.
The position will be linked to the teacher education programmes at ILS (full-time and part-time undergraduate teacher training programme (PPU) and PPU in the graduate teacher training programme (LeP)), to the master level in LeP, and to the PhD programme. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the department’s research through participation in one of the research groups; Studies of Instruction across Subjects and Competences (SISCO) and Teacher Professionalism and Educational Change; Practices, Purposes, Policies (TEPEC), or in one of the other research groups at the faculty. Contribution to the efforts of ProTed, Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education is expected as well.
Applicants who on appointment cannot provide documentary evidence of basic teaching competence must acquire such competence in the course of a period of two years. Applicants who are not competent in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish must acquire such competence within two years subsequent to their appointment.
Appointment procedures, regulations on the requirements for basic teaching competence and a guide for applicants can be found on the following web page
Interviews will be used in the appointment process, and applicants will also be required to give a trial lecture.
The application must be submitted electronically via the University of Oslo’s recruitment system Easycruit and must include:
A description of educational background, prior positions, academic, professional and pedagogical activities and administrative experience is required. We also request that applicants attach a complete list of their academic works, preferably in PDF format. The application must be made in English or in a Scandinavian Language.
In addition to the electronic application, applicants are requested to submit up to 10 academic works and documentation of other relevant qualifications that they wish to be taken into account in the assessment. Academic work and other documentation should be sent electronically, preferably in PDF-format.
The University of Oslo also aims to recruit more individuals with an immigrant background for academic positions. Candidates with an immigrant background are encouraged to apply.
The University of Oslo has an Acquisition of Rights Agreement for all employees for the purpose of securing intellectual property rights to research results etc.
Pursuant to section 25, paragraph 2 of the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act, information about the applicant may be included when the applicant list is made public, even when an applicant has requested non-disclosure.