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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. It is a local hospital for parts of Oslo's population. 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. The Hospital is 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 (Neurology) is available at the Department of Neurology, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Oslo University Hospital. The position is affiliated with a part-time position as Adjunct Professor SKO 1013 /Associate Professor SKO 1011 (20 % position) in Medicine (Neurology) 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 position is primarily localized at Ullevål. However, teaching and clinical activities may be scheduled within the sections of Department of Neurology, both at Ullevål and Rikshospitalet.

Regarding the full-time clinical position at OUH:
The Department of Neurology is the largest neurological department in Norway, serving both the population of Oslo as well as selected patient groups from the South-Eastern Health Region of Norway. The department has hospital wards, outpatient clinics and neurophysiology labs at two different locations, Ullevål Hospital and Rikshospitalet. The Ullevål site has main responsibility for stroke and general neurology, whereas Rikshospitalet has specialized functions for patient groups with movement disorders, cerebrovascular intervention, neuroinflammatory and psychosomatic disorders as well as second opinion evaluations. The Department is responsible for teaching medical students within the neurological disciplines. Research activity in the department is organized into defined research groups. The main research areas are within stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases, movement disorders and neurodegeneration, neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, pain, neuropsychiatry and cognitive health. Researchers in the department have access to a well-equipped modern molecular laboratory facility, and there are established collaborations with core facilities and other research groups within the Hospital and at the University of Oslo.

The Senior Consultant is expected to take part in at least one of the clinical teams in the Department of Neurology and is also expected to take part in doing on-calls.

Applicants should hold a strong scientific record in a clinical and/or basic neurological field, and the senior consultant position attached to the academic position will have a special role in supporting this topic both clinically and academically.

Qualification requirements – education and relevant personal qualities
  • Senior Consultant positions: Requirement for Norwegian specialist training in neurology and broad clinical experience.
  • Applicant must be clinically active and have a wide experience in clinical and/or basic neurological research.
  • Norwegian health authorities demand a board certification issued in Norway in order to work as a neurologist in Norway. Applicants without a Norwegian board certification must present in detail how they will get a Norwegian board certification in due time.
  • We are searching for an ambitious person with strong communication and interpersonal skills, who enjoys a busy working environment, working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Personal suitability and good collaborative skills will be emphasized
  • Certificate of good conduct (if needed)
We can offer
  • A challenging and friendly working environment
  • High academic standards
  • A favorable pension arrangement (the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund)
  • Advantageous welfare conditions
  • An inclusive workplace
  • Pay grade depending on qualifications
Regarding the part-time academic position at UiO:
For complete job description with qualification requirements and basis of evaluation on the academic position please see:

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 pdf 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,
  • Description of qualifications regarding administration, leadership, teaching and foreign language skills
  • Other relevant qualifications
Please scan and send the documents as PDF-files (maximum 10 MB / file).

See guidelines for designing the application, information for applicants, rules for appointments to Associate/Adjunct Professorships as well as rules concerning pedagogical skills:

Enquiries about the application process related to the part-time position should be directed to Human Resources Advisor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kristoffer Viken Tobiassen, email:
Oslo University Hospital is a workplace with great diversity. We believe this is a key quality to perform the tasks required of us. Therefore, we pursue diversity also among our job applicants and encourage everyone to apply regardless of who you are and what background you have.
Automatisk varsling av relevante stillinger eller personlig bistand i jakten på din neste jobb.
Oslo universitetssykehus HF
Navn: Mathias Toft
Tittel: Head of Department
Telefon: 99514189
– Department of Neurology/Institute of Clinical Medicine
Kirkeveien 166
0424 OSLO
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