2007-09-26: Research Fellow in Visualization (2 positions), Bergen, Norway

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Research Fellow in Visualization at the Department of Informatics (2 positions)

At the Department of Informatics two positions as research fellow within the field of visualization are open for 4 years.

A description of the positions can be downloaded from the Internet at http://www.uib.no/mnfa/stillingsomtaler/stipendiat/informatics_07_visualization_2posts.htm http://www.uib.no/mnfa/stillingsomtaler/stipendiat/informatics_07_visualization_2posts.pdf

For further information about the positions please contact Professor Torleiv Kløve, Head of Department (phone +47 55584151) or Professor Helwig Hauser (phone +47 55584380).

Applicants must have achieved a master’s degree or equivalent in informatics or have submitted their master thesis for assessment by the application deadline. It is a prerequisite, however, that the examination results are out within 4 weeks of the closing date for submitting the master thesis.

The research fellow must take part in the University's approved PhD programme leading to the degree within a time limit of 3 years. Hence, applicants must meet the formal admission requirements for the PhD programme. Application for admission to the PhD programme, incl. a project plan outline for the training module will be worked out in collaboration with the actual research group.

In total, the fellowship period is 4 years. For positions with a 4-year duration, 25 pct of the period is designated to teaching. The fellowship period may be reduced if the successful applicant has held previous employment as a research fellow.

The teaching language will normally be Norwegian, but is occasionally English. The successful applicant must be able to teach in English from the start; and in Norwegian or one of the other Scandinavian languages within two years of his/her appointment.

Starting salaries at salary level 43 (code 1017) on the government salary scale (currently NOK 325,800 per year); following ordinary meriting regulations (wage levels 43/47).

The University of Bergen wishes to attain a more equal gender distribution for academic positions. Female candidates are thus strongly encouraged to apply. If several applicants are equally qualified for the position, the internal rules for gender quotas for academic positions will be applied.

State employment shall reflect the multiplicity of the population at large to the highest possible degree. The University of Bergen has therefore adopted a personnel policy objective to ensure that we achieve a balanced age and sex composition and the recruitment of persons of various ethnic backgrounds. Persons of different ethnic backgrounds are therefore encouraged to apply for the position.

The University of Bergen applies the principles of public openness when recruiting staff to scientific positions.

The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time.

Application and CV should be sent via the URL www.jobbnorge.no.

The application should contain a brief statement of research interests and motivation and the names and contact details of two referees.

Copies of diplomas/certificates (bachelor and master) and testimonials as well as scientific works (up to 5) including a list of publications (all in 3 copies/sorted in 3 identical bundles) should be sent to Department of Informatics, the University of Bergen, PO Box 7803, NO-5020 Bergen, Norway.

Closing date: 15 October 2007

Quote reference number: 07/5635

Source: http://melding.uib.no/doc/Ledige_stillinger/1189683177.html