Oslo University Hospital (OUH) is Norway’s largest hospital with over 20 000 employees and a budget of 20 billion NOK. It has a regional function for the inhabitants in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, and it also has a large number of national functions. It is also a local hospital for parts of Oslo's population. The Hospital is responsible for the majority of medical research and education of health personnel in Norway.
The Department of Pathology is the largest pathology department of the country and has 50 consultants and 20 residents. The department is located at three different locations and is organized in diagnostic subgroups with responsibility for particular organ areas within the field of pathology. The department covers all different types of biopsy material and resection specimens, and received 66 000 histological specimens in 2019. It also analyzed 15 000 cytological smears, reported on 13 000 molecular analyses, 4 700 flowcytometric examinations, 1 000 EM analyses and performed 350 autopsies. The department performs high-quality research within several research areas and publishes 120-140 scientific papers yearly in international journals.
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 works for progressive education, research and dissemination for the patients’ and society’s best interests. It is organized into three basic units and had in 2018 1 925 employees (1 191 work years) and 2 189 students.
A permanent position as Head og Section for Precision Medicine is available at Department of Pathology, Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part time position as Adjunct Professor SKO 9301 /Associate Professor SKO 1011 (20 % position) in Medicine (pathology) at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (UiO). It is required that the position holder attends to both positions
Duties and responsibilities
- Head of Section shall have combined subjects, - personnel, - operations and financial responsibility for the section's activities.
- Management requirements have been set to achieve results in accordance with overall goals and plans for OUH.
- Responsible for the ongoing functions / tasks that are assigned and / or naturally linked to his or her area of responsibility.
- Leadership requirements in OUH must be met and the position will have its own management contract.
- Head of section must think strategically, set clear and ambitious goals and have the ability to develop a culture that motivates change and restructuring.
- Contribute within defined subject areas, ensure quality and patient safety.
- Have legitimacy and trust in the professional environment, internally, nationally and internationally
- Ensure good interaction with other units in the department, other departments in the hospital, nationally and internationally.
- Be structured and enterprising, able to build good teams, engage and motivate employees and ensure a good working environment.
- Have good communication skills
- Medical doctor with specialization in pathology
- PhD or equivalent amount of research publications
- Extensive experience in molecular pathology and histopathology
- Documented leadership education is important
- Documented leader experience
- Good oral and written English skills
- Satisfactory oral and written skills in one of the Scandinavian languages (Norwegian/Swedish/Danish) or inEnglish. In case of none or very limited skills within a Scandinavian language, participation in a Norwegian language course and hereby achieving a satisfactory level of communication in order to perform tasks and
function in a professional matter, is required
We can offer
- The desire and motivation to be a leader
- Clear understanding and goals for the leadership role
- Responsible and conscientious
- Inspirational and motivating
- Result oriented and quality conscious
Regarding the part-time academic position at UiO
- An exciting and challenging position at Norway’s largest and most complex health trust
- The possibility to take part in developing health services in a professionally strong organization
- A strong interdisciplinary working environment with highly skilled colleagues
- Professional and personal development
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/2020-11961-stillingsbeskrivelse-patologi.pdf
Applications for the academic part-time position must include:
Please scan and send the documents as PDF-files (maximum 2 MB / file).
- 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
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:
- Head of research, Dept. of Pathology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Professor Frode Jahnsen tlf. 932 61 235.
- Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine Karoline Berg-Eriksen, Karoline.email@example.com