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The Department of Architecture and Planning (IAP) has a vacancy within the field of landscape architecture.
This full-time position is part of a strategic initiative to strengthen the teaching and research in landscape architecture at the department. A key element will be the interface between landscape architecture, architecture, urbanism, and planning. The position reports to the Head of Department.
The position provides excellent opportunities for professional experimentation, in-depth studies and reflection in an academic environment characterized by the underlying values of trust, collaboration, responsibility and quality. The employed person will be essential in developing the field of landscape architecture at the department and the faculty.
The position of Associate Professor within Landscape Architecture requires that you meet the criteria in the Regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts section 1-4.
Pedagogical skills and qualifications will be emphasized. The evaluation will be based on documented material related to teaching, the form of presentation of academic works, experience in supervision, tutoring, and teaching of doctoral and Master’s degree students, as well as other types of pedagogical backgrounds. Applicants with teaching experience at university level will be preferred. Quality and breadth will be evaluated. Relevant candidates will be invited to pedagogical interviews and trials.
Employees without any formal university teaching competence who cannot document any equivalent qualifications, will be obliged to complete an approved pedagogical development programme over the course of two years after being appointed to the position.
Applicants skilled in a Scandinavian language may be preferred.
The holder of the position must abide by any decisions regarding changes resulting from developments within the field, as well as any organizational changes resulting from decisions concerning the activities of the university. Reference is made to the Regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts for the general criteria that apply for the positions.
In the evaluation emphasis will be placed on education, experience, and personal suitability, as well as the motivation for the position.
The remuneration for the position as associate professor (code 1011) is in accordance with the Norwegian State salary scale. A statutory contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund of 2% will be deducted from the salary.
Appointment takes place on the terms that apply to State employees at any given time, and you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work following the appointment.
It is assumed that the person appointed will reside in a location that will ensure that he/she may be present at and available to the institution daily.
For educational purposes newly employed academic staff who have not already mastered a Scandinavian language are required to achieve knowledge of Norwegian equivalent to Level 3 in the “Norwegian for Foreigners” courses provided by the Department of Linguistics, NTNU. The Department will help newly appointed staff with organizing course attendance and will cover course costs.
You can find more information about working at NTNU and the application process here.
The application must provide an account of:
The documentation must be in English or a Scandinavian language.
A good working environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. NTNU wishes to increase the proportion of women in its academic positions, and women are therefore encouraged to apply.
The city of Trondheim is a modern European city with a rich cultural scene. Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a population of 200,000. The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world. Professional subsidized day-care for children is easily available. Furthermore, Trondheim offers great opportunities for education (including international schools) and possibilities to enjoy nature, culture and family life and has low crime rates and clean air quality.
As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are adopted.
Under the Freedom of Information Act (offentleglova), your name, age, position and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to have your name entered on the list of applicants.
Please submit any questions about the position to Head of Department Lise Linge (email@example.com), professor Terje Skjeggedal (firstname.lastname@example.org), or professor Olav Kristoffersen (email@example.com). If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Olav Wist, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The application with CV, certificates and references must be submitted via jobbnorge.no. Applicants invited to interviews must bring along certified copies of references and certificates.
Application deadline: 31.03.2021
The qualifications of the applicants will be evaluated by an appointed expert committee before the Head of Department will issue a recommendation. Relevant candidates will be invited to interviews and pedagogical trials.