[Arabidopsis] Faculty positions,Norway

simon.g.moller At uis.no via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by simon.g.moller At uis.no)
Wed Feb 7 08:36:07 EST 2007

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 simon.g.moller At uis.no and on 

 Please submit a complete application in three copies to Elisabeth Stornes 
Fiska (elisabeth.s.fiska At uis.no), 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.

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