Associate Professorship in Extragalactic Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Oslo
Department Name: 
Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
P.O. Box 1029 Blindern
Job Announcement Text: 

The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics at the University of Oslo invites applications for a tenured Associate Professorship in extragalactic astrophysics. The position is affiliated with the extragalactic astrophysics research group within the Section for cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics. This group was started in 2013 and is now led by associate professor Sijing Shen. Present activity includes theoretical and computational studies of formation and evolution of galaxies and the reionization of the intergalactic medium. The position is meant to strengthen and/or broaden the extragalactic astrophysics group. Candidates who can cooperate closely with and complement the present activities of the group are desired. This can be either through theoretical or modelling research, or also through observational research.

We offer:

  • Salary NOK 548 200 – 650 200 per annum, depending on qualifications and seniority.
  • A professionally stimulating working environment.
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities.
  • The opportunity to apply for promotion to full professorship at a later stage.

For further information and link to the Recruitment portal (only complete applications submitted through the recruitment portal will be processed), see:

Included Benefits: 

Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, see

Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 1, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Ørjan Pretorius
HR Officer
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
2017/11425 - 1011
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Sijing Shen