NorFA recruiting adviser/senior adviser

13.08.2002
The Nordic Academy for Advanced Study (NorFA) is an institution within the Nordic Council of Ministers. We provide a platform for Nordic researchers and research students for Nordic and international co-operation, emphasising mobility and networks. NorFA provides information for and about research traning in the Nordic countries. NorFA is situated in Oslo.

The work consists of
  • Advising of applicants, processing of applications, preparing grants and informing about the NorFA activities
  • staying in contact with research training environments in the Nordic countries and actively contributing to co-operation and networking between them
  • contributing to the development of NorFA and its activities and initiate new ones, and administrate internal and external projects
  • keeping up with trends in Nordic research policies and contributing to NorFAs active role in the development and internationalisation of research training in the Nordic countries
Qualifications
Academic background required, Ph.D or equivalent is an advantage. Experience of research and research administration/research politics an advantage. Flexibility, creativity and ability to take initiatives are requirements, as are teamwork abilities. Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English and one Scandinavian language (Danish, Norwegian or Swedish). Knowledge of research training and research organisations and strategies in Finland and/or Sweden an advantage, as is knowledge of the Finnish language.

NorFA offers
  • A stimulating international and cross-curricular environment
  • Small, dynamic organisation
  • Varied tasks
  • Room for own initiatives
  • Contacts in Nordic research environments
  • Competitive conditions
  • Four-year contract
Entrance upon office as soon as possible.

Written application should reach NorFA no later than 16.09.02. Please attach short CV and relevant certificates and diplomas. Send your application to:

NorFA
Holbergs gate 1
0166 Oslo
Norway

Further information:
Senior adviser Aadne Aasland (+47 23 35 45 62)
Senior adviser Torkild Vinther (+47 23 35 45 63)
Administration manager Anne Ullmann (+47 23 35 45 48)
Rector Hans Kr. Gudmundsson (+47 23 35 45 60)
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