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The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines.

Research Fellow (PhD candidates) in informatics/Computer Science - 3 positions

The Department of Informatics is now recruiting 3 research fellows in informatics/computer science.

The fellowship positions are for a fixed term of 4 years, of which 25 % will comprise mandatory work such as teaching and/or administrative tasks. The fellowship period may be reduced if you have been previously employed as a research fellow / research assistant or the like.

Qualifications and personal qualities
  • You must hold a master’s degree within the field of informatics or mathematics (or achieved equivalent qualifications). Candidates are invited to apply if they plan to complete their final master’s exam by 1 August 2017. Employment will then be postponed until the master’s degree is obtained.
  • You must have qualifications to complete a PhD programme within a field of research that is compatible with one of the six research groups of the department. These are: Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Optimization, Programming theory, Computer Security and Visualization. See the Department web page http://www.ii.uib.no for further details.
  • You must be able to work independently and in a structured manner and to demonstrate good collaborative skills.
  • You must be proficient in both written and oral English.
  • The positions will be filled 1 August 2017.
The research training programme
As a research fellow you must take part in an approved study programme leading to a PhD degree to be completed within a time period of 4 years (equivalent to 3 years of full time work). It is therefore a requirement that you meet the criteria for admission to the PhD study programme at the University of Bergen.

A final plan for the implementation of the research training must be approved by the faculty within three months after you have commenced in the position.

We can offer:
  • a good and professionally challenging working environment
  • salary at pay grade 50 (code 1017/Pay range 20, alternative 8) in the state salary scale. Further promotions will be made according to length of service in the position
  • enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • an inclusive workplace (IA-enterprise)
  • good welfare benefits
The application must include:
  • a brief account of your research interests and motivation for applying for this job
  • the names and contact details of at least two referees (one of these may be the main supervisor for your master's thesis or equivalent thesis)
  • transcripts and diplomas that are complete on the day of application.
  • if you have not yet completed your master’s degree, please submit a statement from your institution confirming the expected date of the award of your master’s degree. Your master’s degree must be documented with transcripts and/or diploma, alternatively a confirmation from your institution on completed degree and your grade, by 1 August.
  • CV (in addition to completing the CV in Jobbnorge)
  • relevant certificates/written references
  • a list of any works of a scientific nature (publication list)
  • publications (if any)
If your diploma, grade transcripts and other documentation are in a language other than a Scandinavian language or English, you must upload certified translations of these.

Closing date for applications: 1 March 2017

General information
For further information about these positions please contact Professor Petter E. Bjørstad, Head of Department, e-mail: Petter.Bjorstad@uib.no

The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. Age and gender balance among employees is therefore a goal. It is also a goal to recruit people with immigrant backgrounds. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.

We encourage women to apply. If multiple applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, the rules pertaining to moderate gender quotas shall apply.

The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions.

Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.

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Closing date: 01.03.2017
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