Professor/Associate Professor of Dentistry (Periodontics)

University of Bergen
September 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

A full-time permanent position as professor of dentistry (periodontics) is available at the Department of Clinical Dentistry, University of Bergen. If no qualified applicant applies for the position as professor, it will be open for an appointment to the permanent position of associate professor. The Department is located at the following address: Årstadveien 19/21, 5009 Bergen, Norway.

If no applicant applies for a full-time position, the position may be divided into part-time positions.

See end of page for a description of the position with details on curriculum and area of responsibility, particular duties and other circumstances which will be stressed at the time of appointment.


Additional information on the position is obtainable from Head of Department of Clinical Dentistry, Professor Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, phone: +47 55 58 64 83, e-mail: or leader of Section of Periodontics, Professor Henning Lygre, phone +47 55 58 66 47, e-mail:


  • The applicants must have a relevant Norwegian PhD-degree or corresponding qualifications

  • The applicants must have a background in dentistry, and he/she should be approved as a specialist in periodontology and must hold certification as a Norwegian dentist when entering the position

  • Applicants with experience from dental implant treatment are encouraged to apply

  • The applicants must be able to document substantial clinical experience in periodontics, and clinical and theoretical teaching experience, in addition to scientific publications in periodontics

  • Applicants should have research leadership experience as well as experience in coordinating research activities and in strategic research planning


Personal skills will be emphasized and proven willingness and ability to cooperate will be of great importance in the evaluation process.


The teaching language will normally be Norwegian.


Basic teaching training is a requirement. The successful candidate will be offered appropriate training if this requirement has not been met before the appointment.


Professor salary will be paid in accordance with level 76-78 (code 1013) on the government salary scale, at present NOK 698 000 - 743 100 gross p.a. for a full-time position. For an associate professor the initial salary pay grade is 59-62 (code 1011/pay framework 24.3-24.6) on the government salary scale; at present NOK 503 800 - 535 900 gross p.a. for a full-time position; following ordinary meriting regulations. A pension contribute of 2 % will be deducted and deposited to the state pension scheme. In the case of highly qualified applicants a higher salary may be considered.



We can offer

  • A good and challenging international working environment in a faculty with an academic environment that is in the forefront nationally and internationally

  • Professional challenges with opportunities for personal development and skills development

  • A good pension scheme in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund

  • Inclusive workplace (IW)

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