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Oslo University Hospital (OUH) is Norway’s largest hospital with over 20 000 employees and a budget of 20 billion NOK. The Hospital has a local function for parts of Oslo's population and a regional function for the inhabitants in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority. The majority of national highly specialized functions are located at the Hospital. The Hospital is also responsible for the majority of medical research and education of health personnel in Norway.

The University of Oslo (UiO) is Norway's largest research and educational institution with 28 000 students and 7 000 employees. Professional breadth and internationally recognized research environments make UiO an important contributor to society. The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1814 and is Norway's oldest medical faculty. The Faculty works for progressive education, research and dissemination for the patients’ and society’s best interests. It is organized into three basic units and has approximately 1 500 employees (about 1 000 work years) and about 2 000 students.

A permanent position as Senior Consultant (orthopaedic surgery) is available at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ullevål, Division of Orthopaedics, Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part-time position as Professor II /Associate Professor (20 % position) in Medicine (orthopaedic surgery) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions.


The Division of Orthopaedics is one of twelve medical divisions at Oslo University Hospital. It encompasses the fields of orthopaedic traumatology, hand surgery including retransplant surgery, prosthetic surgery, oncology surgery, spinal including scoliosis surgery, foot/ankle surgery, pediatric surgery and arthroscopic surgery. The proximity to patients and their medical issues are the cornerstones for the research conducted at the Division and are aimed at improving patient care. High ethical standards ensure the confidentiality and our goal is to continuously improve diagnostics, treatment and management for all our patients.

The Division has clinical and teaching activityat four locations, Rikshospitalet, Emergency Orthopaedics (Storgaten), Radiumhospitalet and Ullevål Hospital. The Division’s research activity is organized into 10 different research groups covering a broad range of basic and clinical research with an overall aim to improve patient care with emphasis on diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive measures. 

The clinical activity of the position will be at the Department of Orthopaedic surgery, Oslo Universital Hospital, Ullevål and Storgaten. The position is affiliated to the Department of Arthrocopic Surgey and Sports Medicine. 


  • Applicants must be well-published in clinical and/or basic orthopaedic research and must have experience in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine.
  • The applicant must be a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, clinically active and have a wide experience. Norwegian health authorities demand a board certification issued in Norway in order to work as an orthopaedic surgeon in Norway. Applicants without a Norwegian board certification must present in detail how they will get this in due time.
  • Certificate of good conduct.
  • Personal suitability for the position will be emphasized.

We can offer: 

  • A challenging and friendly working environment
  • High academic standards
  • A favourable pension arrangement
  • Advantageous welfare conditions
  • An inclusive workplace
  • Pay grade depending on qualifications

Personlige egenskaper

For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation on the academic position please see: https://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/om/jobb/stillingsbeskrivelser/2020-7565_stillingsbeskrivelse-ortopedi.pdf

Applications for the academic part-time position must include:   

  • Cover letter and CV
  • Complete list of publications
  • Separate list of 10 most relevant publications to be evaluated specifically for the position (please send these publications attached in full text versions).
  • Overview of experience in supervising PhD candidates, including names of the candidates, period of supervision, information on institutions and dates for the presentation of the theses, as well as specific information regarding experience as main- or co-supervisor for each candidate, https://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/form---phd-candidate-supervision.odt
  • Description of  qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills
  • Other relevant qualifications

(Please scan and send the documents as PDF-files (maximum 2 MB/file) 

Vi tilbyr

See guidelines for designing the application, information for applicants, rules for appointments to Associate/Adjunct Professorships as well as rules concerning pedagogical skills: http://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/index.html

Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Erlend Huglen, erlend.huglen@medisin.uio.no  (+47) 22 84 46 91.

Contact information:
Head of Division Rolf Riise (+47) 930 24 368
Head of Research and Professor Olav Røise (+47) 908 95 062

Oslo universitetssykehus HF
Navn: Olav Røise
Tittel: Head of Research and Professor
Telefon: (+47) 908 95 062
Navn: Rolf Riise
Tittel: Head of Division
Telefon: (+47) 930 24 368
Divition of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department Ullevål
Ullevål sykehus
0450 Oslo
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