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Apply by: 2021-07-02

Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

Published 2021-06-07

About the position
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Companion Animal Clinical Sciences – Radiology Unit, invites applications for a full-time, permanent position as large animal diagnostic imaging lecturer / senior lecturer.

The successful candidate will join a team currently comprised of 2 ECVDI/ACVR diplomates, and 5 dedicated radiographers/nurses. Facilities include state-of-the art imaging modalities including digital radiography, ultrasonography, low-field 0.27T MRI, high-field 3T MRI, multislice CT (including standing option) and scintigraphy

Main tasks
  • Main work responsibilities comprehend equine diagnostic imaging within all on site modalities
  • Teaching of undergraduate students
  • Supervision of postgraduates and residents
  • Research activities
  • Management
For further information, please contact Head of Radiology Unit, Hege Kippenes Skogmo. E-mail: hege.kippenes.skogmo@nmbu.no

Required academic qualifications, knowledge and skills:
  • Degree in veterinary medicine and license to practice veterinary medicine in Norway. A successful canditate lakcing licence to practice in Norway will begiven time to aquire this before entering the position.
  • Equine clinical and diagnostic imaging expertise.
  • Good language skills both orally and in writing in English.
  • Documented educational competence using a “teaching portfolio” with a description of:
    • Pedagogical qualifications, completed a program of at least 200 hours and pedagogical experience
    • Teaching-, pedagogical- and tutoring experience
    • Basic teaching skills in planning, implementation, evaluation and development of teaching and supervision.
Those who do not meet the educational requirements for employment at the time of hiring shall be required to meet them within two years of employment.

Desired qualifications:
  • Teaching experience at university level.
  • Research experience.
  • Proficiency in a Scandinavian language.
Personal skills required:
  • Motivation for teaching.
  • Good collaboration and communication skills.
  • Positive attitude, responsible and solution-oriented attitude.
Personal suitability will be given weight.

Required qualifications for employment as Senior Lecturer:
  • Diplomate status of ECVDI/ACVR, preference «large animal track».
Desired qualifications for employment as Lecturer:
  • Completed ECVDI/ACVR-approved large animal track residency and board eligible in 2022.
  • Or experienced equine clinicians with board certification within another specialty and a strong interest in diagnostic imaging could also be considered.
Remuneration and further information
Depending on qualification, the position is placed in government pay scale position code:
  • 1198 Senior Lecturer, wage framework 24, salary grade 61–77 (NOK 553.500 –752.800). Promotion by seniority
  • 1009 Lecturer, wage framework 25, salary grade 51-71 (NOK 468.300 – 665.700). Promotion by seniority.
If candidates of current interest have completed ECVDI/ACVR approved residency and are authorized to sit the final exam in 2022 and lack of diplomate applicants, a 3 year temporary engagement may be established (jf. Universitets- og høgskolelovens § 6-5,1.). Permanent position application including evaluation must be performed within 3 years. The position will become permanent if the candidate is qualified as ECVDI/ACVR diplomate.

For further information, please contact head of radiologi unit Hege Kippenes Skogmo. E-mail: hege.kippenes.skogmo@nmbu.no

Pursuant to the Personal Data Act, we will hereby notify you that the report of the expert committee will be sent to all applicants.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply for this job' button above. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Up to ten publications selected by the applicant as most relevant must be attached to the application. If it is difficult to identify the contribution of the applicant in multiple-author publications, a short explanation about the applicant’s part of the work is suggested.

Applicants must also enclose documentation of their educational competence, called an educational directory. See NMBU's guide for applicants and members of the expert committee for documentation and assessment of educational competence for a position as associate professor.

Printed material which cannot be sent electronically should be sent by surface mail to Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, P.O. Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås, within application deadline. Please quote reference number 21/02906

About the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at NMBU is the country's only veterinary professional education and provide expertise in veterinary medicine and veterinary public health. The Faculty educates veterinarians, animal nurses and doctoral students in Veterinary Science and researches in veterinary medicine and related biomedical fields. We have 500 students and 430 employees.

The faculty consists of the departments of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology, Paraclinical Sciences, Production Animal Medicine and Sports and Family Animal Medicine. We also run the Animal Hospital, which is closely linked to our research and education, and receives patients from all over the country.

The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
NMBU has a particular responsibility for research and education that secures the basis for the life of future generations. Sustainability is rooted in everything we do and we deliver knowledge for life. NMBU has 1,800 employees and 5,200 students. The university is divided into seven faculties and has campuses in Ås and Oslo. We will be co-located in Ås from 2021.

NMBU believes that a good working environment is characterised by diversity.

We encourage qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, functional ability, cultural background or whether you have been outside the labour market for a period. If necessary, workplace adaptations will be made for persons with disabilities. More information about NMBU is available at www.nmbu.no