Postdoctor at ProTed - Center of Excellence Education University of Oslo, Department of Teacher Education and School Research Norway

Department of Teacher Education and School Research


Postdoctor at ProTed - Center of Excellence Education


At the Department of Education and School Research (ILS) has a vacant three-year postdoctoral position related to ProTed, Center of Excellence Education (SFU). ProTed is Norway's first SFU and whose mission is to develop five-year research-based, future-oriented and integrated master's program in education lecturer, see


At ILS is ProTed involved in this work for steps 8 - 13. On ILS involves the integrated master program close cooperation between the five faculties (HH, MN, SV, TF and UV). An integrated program provides lector students the opportunity to learn and develop their professional competence in many different arenas and in the face of several different areas of knowledge / practice for during the course of study. We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher who want to research how lector students over time establishes, develops and maintains own profession identity and professional understanding in this field of tension.

Description of work


ProTed runs from 01 January 2017 in his second term as SFU. This provides a unique opportunity to conduct longitudinal research on the lecturer students' learning pathways throughout the year integrated lecturer program at the University. Associate student (s) are at the center of the research project. We are particularly interested in understanding how and to what extent the lecturer students integrate several forms of knowledge in their understanding and practice of their profession identity. The research will help to develop new insights of relevance to the five-year integrated lector education, and help us better understand how lector students from various academic disciplines develop their own profession understanding. We are looking for a candidate with knowledge of both teacher training and professional practice in school. The candidate will have a close and active cooperation with both the management and employees of ProTed, as well as a number of employees on ILS and the relevant faculties of the University.


The candidate must be prepared to present, disseminate and share the results of the research project, both during and at the end of the project, as there is great interest in the issues related to the integrated teacher training.


Appointment as a postdoctoral main goal is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their respective fields.


We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a keen interest in education scientific research in the field. The appointee will be expected to actively participate in the academic community at the institute and in the sector.


The appointment is for a period of three years. It can be arranged up to 10% duty work. For guidelines for employment in postdoctoral and research fellowships at the University, see the following website

eligibility Requirements


For appointment required doctoral or degree corresponding to a Norwegian doctoral (PhD) within a field of knowledge relevant to the teacher. For applicants who have not disputed it is essential that the doctoral thesis is submitted for consideration before the application deadline. It is a prerequisite for accession in postdoctoral position that the defense have been approved.


The candidate must provide a project (maximum 10 pages including reference list and schedule). In the project description, the candidate must account for the phenomenon to be investigated conceptual framework or theoretical perspective, methodological (e) approach (s) and planned publication. 


In assessing the applications will be emphasized:

  • Quality of the project and relevance
  • Applicant's academic and personal qualifications in order to implement the project.
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position
  • Strong cooperative skills and ability to be included in the academic community across disciplines


The application is submitted electronically via EasyCruit and contain:

  • Letters
  • CV
  • List of publications
  • Valid copies of diplomas and certificates
  • Project including schedule (maximum 10 pages). It is assumed that the applicant will be able to complete the project during the period of appointment.
  • Other professional works as it should be taken into account during the evaluation.


The application written in Norwegian, another Scandinavian language or in English.  


Interview will generally be used in the appointment process.

We offer

  • Salary by pay grade 57-65 (NOK 473 400 - 548 700 pr. Year depending on experience)
  • A pleasant and stimulating working environment
  • Life insurance in the state pension
  • Employment in an IW Enterprise
  • Good welfare benefits

UiO has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results ao


According to the Freedom of Information Act § 25, paragraph 2, information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to be registered on the list of applicants.


University of Oslo wants more people from minority backgrounds in academic positions. People from minority backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 


  • county:

  • Oslo

  • Job type:

  • The fixed

  • Full-time part-time:

  • Full-time

  • Working time:

  • Day

  • Deadline:

  • 20. April 2017

  • Workplace:

  • Oslo

  • Reference Number:

  • 2016/14819

  • homepage:



  • Contacts:

  • Department Rita Hvistendahl 

    tel: +47 22844030

  • Professor Doris Jorde 

    tel: +47 22856110

  • Executive Ingjerd Mathisen 

    tel: +47 22858130

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