The Section of Environmental Chemistry, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant full university professor permanent position within radioecology/environmental radioactivity. The position also includes the serving as a Director of the CERAD Centre of Excellence, at least until 2022. Description of the position
This combined professor and CERAD CoE Director position calls for a highly competent and internationally merited scientist with documented:
- PhD/Dr. Scient./Dr. Phil. degree within radiochemistry, radioecology, nuclear chemistry, biophysics or nuclear physics
- Excellent publication and project acquisition record within radioecology/environmental radioactivity
- National and international network – establishment and participation
- Organization of international conferences/workshops
The applicant should also document research experience associated with nuclear events, ecosystem transfer, impact and risk assessments associated with man-made and Natural Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) situations, as well as emergency preparedness associated with nuclear events.
Besides the above-mentioned academic qualifications, teaching experience will also be considered. Applicants without formal training in pedagogics commits to, within two years, to undertake NMBUs course in university teaching.
In addition you also need to have:
- Enthusiasm and creativity in research and education
- Leadership experience and administrative skills from a relevant scientific organization of international standards, and also from conducting field expeditions
- Ability to work individually and in teams
- Ability to work in a result-oriented environment
- Flexibility with respect to work tasks
- Ability to create a positive working environment
- Excellent capabilities in English, both orally and in writing
NMBU is working with determination to increase equality and emphasize gender balance in management teams. Knowledge of and results from active gender equality work will be given importance when recruiting to this position.
- To further develop the forefront of the natural science basic research fields in radioecology and environmental radioactivity at NMBU, within CERAD CoE, nationally and internationally.
- Act as Director of CERAD CoE
- Stimulate publication and project acquisition, and interact with society and media
- Contribute significantly to the development of relevant education and training programmes at NMBU
- Contribute significantly to the national nuclear emergency preparedness
- Participate actively in relevant scientific committees and organizations nationally as well as internationally
- Develop a strategy for the prolongation of the CERAD Consortium after 2022.