1 – 2 permanent position(s) are available at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography for an Associate Professor in Sociology. Applicants who are qualified for full professorship can be promoted after a formal review process once they have taken up their position.
The Department is ranked as the premier academic research institute in sociology in Norway, conducting top international research while offering high quality education for students.
The Department seeks a potential scientific leader with clear research visions, educational and administrative skills and the ability to establish and lead research projects. The successful candidate has a strong research profile and track record of publications in acknowledged publication channels and is expected to strengthen both research and education in the sociological discipline at the Department.
Research at the Department is broadly orientated. Currently there is a thematic emphasis on:Global challenges, Migration and integration, Cultural and political participation, The Nordic model, Family and the life course, Social inequality, Working life, and Marginalisation. The successful candidate should be able to contribute to the further strengthening and development of one or more of these areas and of the research community as a whole at the Department.