Associate Professor of European Studies, NTNU

Catégorie :Bourses/Divers

Date :du lundi, 27 mai 2019 au jeudi, 15 août 2019 à 23:59

Date limite : jeudi, 15 août 2019 à 23:59

Lieu :Trondheim (Norvège)

Lien : Associate Professor of European Studies, NTNU

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Résumé :

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of European Studies. The position is a full-time position (100%) in the European Studies Programme at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim (Norway).The persons appointed will teach in the Bachelor in European Studies and the International Master in European Studies and supervise BA and MA Theses in European Studies.

Détails :

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of European Studies. The position is a full-time position (100%) in the European Studies Programme at the Department of Historical Studies at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway ( The position is based in Trondheim.

The persons appointed will be required to participate in teaching activities in the Bachelor in European Studies and the International Master in European Studies. S/he will be expected to teach existing courses in the BA and MA in European Studies. The appointees will also supervise Bachelor and Master Theses in European Studies. Additional teaching and/or supervision duties may be required in accordance with teaching and supervision needs in the the Department. Courses in the Master in European Studies are fully taught in English. The language of instruction is both Norwegian and English in the Bachelor in European Studies. The successful candidates will be required take a share of the department's and programme’s administrative work.

The successful applicant must be an active researcher who will collaborate with colleagues to further develop research in European Studies at NTNU, initiate and lead projects, and participate in the European Studies Research Cluster. An ability and a willingness to contribute to research undertaken in the interdisciplinary European Studies Research Group “Trust in European Governance” will be an advantage.

The successful candidate must fulfil the following qualification requirements:
•Hold a doctorate in European Studies, Contemporary History, Political Science or another relevant field at the time of application;
•Be able to documented scholarly expertise in one or more areas of European Studies after 1945;
•Have a strong track record of international publications in the field.
•Have a fluent proficiency in English.

Desired qualifications include:
•A teaching qualification at university level.
•A command of Norwegian or another Scandinavian language. It will be considered an asset but is not a prerequisite. Newly employed staff in academic positions who are not already fluent in a Scandinavian language are expected to attend the courses "Norwegian for Foreigners" that are provided by the Department of Language and Literature and to acquire proficiency in Norwegian within three years at a level equivalent to level three of the course “Norwegian for Foreigners”.

In assessing candidates, particular weight will be placed on pedagogical competences and teaching experience as well as research achievements. Evidence of effective research collaboration and success in obtaining research funding will be a key assessment criteria.

Those who do not have formal qualifications in teaching at university level and who cannot provide documentation of equivalent qualifications must complete an approved pedagogical development programme within two years of appointment.

The successful candidates should be willing to work across disciplinary boundaries, both in research and teaching. Candidates are invited to discuss in the cover letter how and to what extent their work is interdisciplinary.

For the evaluation of the best qualified candidate, emphasis will be placed on education, experience, personal suitability and motivation, especially with regards to the qualification requirements specified in the advertisement

We offer a vibrant, dynamic, collegial and international research and teaching environment. The European Studies programme is Norway’s only interdisciplinary study programme offering both a three-years Bachelor and a two-year (international) Master in European Studies. Interdisciplinarity in research and teaching is a core characteristic of the European Studies Programme.
•exciting and stimulating tasks in a strong international academic environment
•an open and inclusive work environment with dedicated colleagues
•favourable terms in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
•employee benefits

Further particulars are available at:

The following documents must be attached to the application:
- A cover letter outlining the applicant’s suitability and motivation for the position and how he/she can contribute to teaching and research in the European Studies programme.
- A CV, containing information about education, previous employment, teaching, research and other relevant work experience, and including three referees with contact information.
- A complete publication list with bibliographical references.
- A description of the applicant’s academic works that are most relevant for the position and that the applicant feels the evaluation committee should pay particular attention to, including but not necessarily limited to the 5 items referred below. In case of co-authored or joint publications, the applicant should state his contribution to the publication and briefly describe it.
- Documented pedagogical experience, including any pedagogical education or training in university-level teaching, course design and teaching, and/or experience in supervising BA and MA students. The documentation must be in accordance with the relevant guidelines listed in the “Documentation of an applicant’s pedagogical qualifications”, which is available from the Faculty’s executive officer, telephone no. +47 73 59 76 84, or can be downloaded from the following URL:
- Certificates and diplomas.
Other relevant information (if applicable).

Enquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr Carine S. Germond (, Leader of the European Studies Programme.
Questions about the application process can be addressed to the administrative executive officer/HR-Adviser at the Faculty of Humanities; Hege Kissten

The application and all required documentation must be submitted electronically via with your CV, diplomas and certificates by 15.08.2019.