Professor/Associate Professor in Production Technology - IV-44/20 - Søknadsfrist: 15. februar 2020

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Deadline: 15 Feb 2020

The applicant must have high-quality knowledge of the engineering skills and fundamentals used in production technology including tools such as mathematical modeling, programming, use of commercial software, laboratory and field experimentation. The applicant must also be familiar with the working processes, engineering tasks, systems and components used in hydrocarbon production.

An important requirement is demonstrated research and development work, including publications and other disseminations of the results achieved. Experience from industry, engineering, consulting and international activities are considered valuable. Experience working with research programs, funding applications and management of research funds are also considered valuable.

Professor:

The position of Professor requires university education at doctoral level and demonstrable academic excellence in the relevant subject area.

The applicant’s research must be documented and of high, international quality, showing both breadth and depth. Research activity and output must demonstrate an independent research profile and the ability to take up new research issues. Continuous research activity is a prerequisite for professorial positions. Strong emphasis will be placed on publication of research results in recognized international journals within the subject area. The greatest emphasis is placed on academic work undertaken during the past five years, excluding statutory leave.

Emphasis will be placed on ability and experience in initiating and leading research and development of the field of area, and in obtaining external funding for research.

In addition to formal qualifications in teaching at university level, the candidate must document
-        Development in teaching and counselling of students over time
-        Extensive experience with supervision preferably at the master/PhD level
-        Participation in the development of educational quality in a work environment

Associate Professor:

The position of Associate Professor requires university education at doctoral level in petroleum engineering or similar subject areas such as mechanical or chemical engineering and demonstrable academic excellence in the relevant subject area.

Emphasis will be placed on ability and experience in initiating and leading research in the subject area. Strong emphasis will be placed on publication of research results in recognized international journals within the subject area. Particular focus will be placed on academic work during the past five years, excluding statutory leave (depending on the disciplinary tradition).

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Other requirements:

The successful applicant will be expected to deliver high-quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and undertake supervision of Masters and Doctoral candidates. Evaluation of these skills will be based on documented experience and relevant teaching qualifications. Applicants with teaching experience at university level are preferred. Quality and breadth of the teaching qualifications will be evaluated. 

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.

It is a prerequisite that within three years of appointment, new employees who do not speak a Scandinavian language can demonstrate skills in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language equivalent to level three in the course for Norwegian for speakers of other languages at the Department of Language and Literature at NTNU.

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Please see the Regulations concerning appointment and promotion to teaching and research posts for general criteria for the position. NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment - DORA .


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