- Researcher, 100 % (permanent position)
(Deadline: Thursday December 20, 2018)
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow 100 % (4 years)
(Deadline:Thursday, January 31, 2019)
You are welcome to contact Director Marit Skivenes if you are interested in becoming affiliated with the Centre.
Research community at the Centre
The Centre constitutes a vibrant, international and professionally challenging working environment. Our working language is English, and the Centre is well connected to leading research communities in Bergen and internationally.
We are dedicated to providing professional and personal development, and arrange regular seminars and events focused on methodological and theoretical competence, as well as providing forums for receiving input on work in progress.
Our offices are located at at the picturesque Nygårdshøyden area in the city center of Bergen, right next to the historical University Museum building.
Employee at the University of Bergen
UiB is an International Work Place, and belongs to a global network of students, researchers and knowledge institutions. UiB employees represent 70 different nationalities, and 16% of all its employees have a foreign background. UiB’s student body includes 1,300 students of foreign nationality.
Normal working hours for academic employees are 40 hours per week. Employees are entitled to 25 working days of annual holiday, and employees over 60 years are entitled to five additional days. All employees who are employed by the civil service and who work for at least 14 working hours per week are members of the Public Service Pension Fund. Membership of the Public Service Pension Fund also entitles you to membership of group life and occupational injury insurance schemes.
UiB has entered into an agreement with the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service to facilitate a more inclusive working life. This agreement is intended to help reduce sickness absenteeism and disability rates and to ensure that the resources and work ability of individuals are developed and utilised in active work. UiB also sets stringent requirements to quality in health, environment and safety issues.
As an employee of UiB, you will belong to a competence environment that offers opportunities for both professional and personal development. Courses, seminars and further education programmes are arranged in both Norway and abroad. Free language courses in Norwegian are offered to all new UiB employees and their partners.
Read more about working at UiB: https://www.uib.no/en/hr/74243/what-can-university-bergen-offer-its-employees
Life in the City of Bergen
UiB is located in Bergen – the second largest city in Norway and the administrative and educational center of Western Norway. Bergen is known as a vibrant city with personality and charm, and has currently over 270,000 inhabitants.
Located by the Atlantic Ocean, the history and development of Bergen are closely linked to trade routes at sea and a constant interaction with the outside world. Bergen Airport Flesland has direct flights to over 30 international destinations, including major hubs such as Amsterdam, London, Paris, Berlin, Brussels and Copenhagen.
Bergen is naturally framed by mountains and the sea, offering endless opportunities for outdoor activities all year around. The city was founded in 1070, and the rich medieval history is still present today. The city center is very compact, where most things are within easy walking distance. This means that you can easily enjoy the many city parks, cafés, shops, and cultural events.
- International Centre at UiB (The International Centre offers information and assistance for international researchers. On their pages you will find practical information about coming to Norway and to work and live here).