Faculty Positions in Plant Molecular and Cell Biology
Centre for Organelle Research, University of Stavanger, Norway
As part of the newly established Centre for Organelle Research (CORE) at
The University of Stavanger we invite applications for two
positions as Professor/Associate Professor in Plant Molecular Cell
Biology/Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science and Technology in the
Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The appointees will become
an integral part of CORE, which has recently received
strategic funding from the University of Stavanger that fund the
advertised positions in addition to new research infrastructure.
Applicants with research activities related to organelle molecular cell
biology/biochemistry in model plants will be given priority.
The appointees must be able to document extensive academic qualifications
within molecular cell biology/biochemistry and through
her/his work to have demonstrated scientific competence within the field.
The ability to initiate and direct externally-funded research
projects will be given high priority. The appointee must document basic
competence in teaching skills or, alternatively, enter a program
that provide such competence within a period of two years. The teaching
language is normally Norwegian but teaching is also offered
in English. The scientific language is most often in English.
State Salary Code. Professors, NOK 494.200-564.400/annum (EUR 61,000-
70,000/annum), Associate Professors, NOK 403.700-467.900/annum
(EUR 50,000- 58,000/annum). For particularly qualified applicants higher
salaries may apply. Both positions come with an attractive start-up
including research staff. The positions provide automatic membership in
the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund and members may apply for
favorable home investment loans.
Further information can be obtained from Professor and Head of Department
Simon Geir Møller, + 47 51831717 [Only registered users see links. ] and on [Only registered users see links. ]
Please submit a complete application in three copies to Elisabeth Stornes
Fiska ([Only registered users see links. ]), Dept of Mathematics and Natural
University of Stavanger, 4036 Stavanger, Norway, including: 1) Cover
letter with previous research experience and future plans, 2) CV,
3) The form "Application form" found on the above website, 4)
Certificates/diplomas, 5) up to 15 publications.
The application should be marked st.id 8200011
Application deadline 1 March 2007
Stavanger is a city of 115 000 inhabitants at the southwestern coast of
Norway with picturesque surroundings of fjords and mountains.
Stavanger is the European Capital of Culture in 2008 and is an
international city with a dynamic environment and excellent opportunities
for sports such as skiing and hiking. The airport is situated 10 km from
the city, and has direct flight connections to major cities such as
Copenhagen, Aberdeen, London, Amsterdam and Frankfurt.