Associate professor in industrial economics

Norwegian University of Life Sciences
September 14 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Science and Technology at The Norwegian university of Life Sciences has a permanent, full-time position available for an associate professor in industrial economics - planning, management and project management.

The position is primarily related to the five-year engineering degree in industrial economics at the Faculty, and R&D work in this area. The academic community and the educational programmes in industrial economics at NMBU are evolving rapidly, and the successful candidate is expected to contribute to networking and developing project activities at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) and across university and national borders.

The Faculty of Science and Technology has 130 employees, approximately 1,100 students and about 60 PhD students. The faculty offers qualifications as a secondary education teacher with a master's degree in natural sciences and degrees in engineering (five-year master's in technology) in the fields of: Environmental physics and renewable energy, Building and architecture, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Machine, process and product development and Geomatics. The workplace is in Ås. 

The master's programme in industrial economics ("INDØK") consists of common basic subjects, profile combinations of economic and technological subjects set by the Faculty in collaboration with NMBU's School of Economics and Business, and major subjects and degree work leading to the Master's degree in Technology. Many INDØK students take part of their study programme at a foreign university / educational institution.

Main tasks

Competencies related to project planning and project management are central to all of the Facultys's Master's degree programmes, and it is important to strengthen NMBU's academic resources in this area.

Main tasks associated with the position:

  • Permanent teaching tasks related to the existing subject portfolio in industrial economics at RealTek (the IND courses) at the basic level and at master's level.

  • Further development of the course portfolio in planning, management and project management with the associated use of tools (standards, certification, software, etc.).

  • Supervision of students and degree work at the master's and doctoral (PhD) levels.

  • Applied research and dissemination work within the area in close collaboration with leading academic communities in Norway and internationally, Norwegian businesses and relevant organisations.

  • General administrative tasks related to the execution and follow-up of the Industrial Economics study programme.

  • Other tasks related to the applicant's own academic profile and background may be considered.

The position of this post within the organisation may be changed, and additional tasks may be added.

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