Associate Professor of Dentistry (Cariology)

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

A full-time permanent position as associate professor of dentistry (cariology) is available at the Department of Clinical Dentistry, University of Bergen. The department is located at the following address: Årstadveien 19, 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 ClinicalDentistry, Professor Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, phone: +47 55 58 64 83, e-mail: Anne.Aastrom@iko.uib.noor Head of Section - cariology Professor Ann-Katrin Johansson, phone: + 47 55 58 66 99, e-mail:



The successful applicant must have a relevant Norwegian PhD-degree or corresponding qualifications. In addition he/she must have an approved speciality training in cariology or pedodontics. The successful applicant must also have a Norwegian authorisation as dentist when entering the position.


Applicants should have both clinical experience, substantial experience with teaching and research and in addition research leadership experience as well as experience in coordinating research activities and 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.




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 900gross p.a. for a full-time position; following ordinary meriting regulations. A pension contribute of2% 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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