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The vacant position is a Senior Consultant (100 % position) at the Department of Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases, Oslo University Hospital. The senior
consultant position is combined with a 20 % position as professor of Medicine (Cardiology),
or associate professorship (depending on academic qualifications), at The Institute of Clinical
Medicine, University of Oslo.

The Division of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Medicine is composed of several departments. These include Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Institute for Surgical Research,
Department of Vascular Diseases, Department of Cardiology, Department of Respiratory
Medicine, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Department of Logistics and
Outpatient Services. The departments are located at three different locations of Oslo
University Hospital (Rikshospitalet, Aker Hospital and Ullevål Hospital). All three locations
have extensive research facilities. Teaching of medical students takes place at all three
hospital locations. The departments conduct research in several major fields within
cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine, and include several internationally leading research


  • The Department of Cardiology at Oslo University Hospital (OUS), Rikshospitalet provides treatment for adult patients with chronic and acute heart diseases. Patients are referred to the department from various other medical institutions. The department is one of the largest and most comprehensive heart practices in the Nordic countries. The department has special competence in the examination and treatment in heart failure, heart valve diseases, ischemic heart disease, heart rhythm disorders, cardiomyopathies, genetic heart diseases and congenital heart disease in adults. We are more than 50 specialized experts. The department has regional responsibility for the examination and treatment of heart diseases in South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority and national responsibility in heart transplants, pregnant with heart diseases and pulmonary hypertension. The department performs more than 4000 PCIs annually and 600 TAVI on two locations, 10000 echocardiograms and 1600 ablations. We have 13 laboratories for interventions, ablations, implantable devices and biopsies. We have one ordinary ward and one CCU. Many colleagues are affiliated in research groups, with several ph.d. students ongoing with research projects. The department has one ongoing Centre for Research Based Innovation – ProCardio – funded by the Research Council of Norway. In addition to the vacant position, the Department of Cardiology has one Professor I position, one Professor II position, one Associated Professor II positions and one Lecturer. The educational duties includes ward rounds and practical and theoretical training of medical students during their 3rd and 6th years at medical school. There are 52 Senior Consultant positions at the Department and 19 doctors in training. The applicant is expected to take a leading position clinically as well as scientifically within one or more of the sections’ fields of expertise.


  • The working tasks will be allocated according to applicant qualifications and department needs
  • The applicant must participate in the ordinary clinical work at the department
  • Contribute to maintain and develop a highly qualified research environment
  • The applicant is expected to contribute to training of clinical fellows, run courses and participate in quality improvement routines.
  • The applicant is expected to participate in the on-call duty of the department.

Personlige egenskaper

  • The applicant must hold an MD and must possess a Norwegian specialist accreditation in internal medicine and cardiology
  • The applicant should have broad clinical experience within the fields of cardiology


Personal qualifications and skills

  • Personal skills will be emphasized.
  • Working efficient and conscience fully
  • Personal qualifications of the applicant, including documented collaborative skills, will be important.
  • Patient management involves empathetic communication skills at a high level towards patients and their families.
  • Documented language skills in Norwegian or a compatible Scandinavian language is required.


We can offer

  • We offer good opportunities for professional development in a great working environment with highly dedicated and skilled co-workers at a university hospital with unique access to leading expertise in many clinical and supporting medical subspecialties. The Department continuously aims to enhance the quality of the service through recruitment of applicants with particularly valuable expertise.
  • Salary level for the position will be negotiated according to standard protocols.
  • We offer good opportunities for professional development in a great working environment with highly dedicated and skilled co-workers at a university hospital with unique access to leading expertise in many clinical and supporting medical subspecialties.
  • Work in a dynamic, friendly and highly competent environment
  • Salary level for the position will be negotiated according to standard protocols

Vi tilbyr

For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation on the academic position please see:


Application for the academic part-time position must include:

  • cover letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interest)
  • CV (complete list of education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience, project acquisition and coordination experience, and other qualifying activities)
  • a 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).
  • PhD Diploma
  • List of reference persons: 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number)
  • An educational portfolio, providing a total and systematic presentation of the applicant`s educational and teaching qualifications
  • Description and documentation of qualifications regarding dissemination, administration, management and foreign language skills
  • Description and documentation of qualifications regarding research planning and research management
  • 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 http://www.med.uio.no/om/jobb/veiledninger/form---phd-candidatesupervision.pdf
  • Other relevant qualifications


Please note that all documents should be in English.

Please scan and send the documents as PDF files

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, Tone Iren Tverfjell tlf. 22 85 57 69.

Oslo universitetssykehus HF
Navn: Bjørn Bendz
Tittel: Head of division
Telefon: +4723070000
Navn: Theis Tønnessen
Tittel: Head of research
Telefon: +4722118080
Navn: Thor Edvardsen
Tittel: Head of departement
Telefon: +4740204447
Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo
Sognsvannsveien 20
0372 Oslo
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