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We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic specialist in diagnostic imaging to our new Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Ås, Norway.


Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging Lecturer/Senior Lecturer


About the position
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Companion Animal Clinical Sciences – Radiology Unit, invites applications for a full-time, permanent position as small animal diagnostic imaging lecturer/senior lecturer.


The successful candidate will join a team of at present 3 ECVDI/ACVR diplomates, 1 ECVDI resident and 5 dedicated radiographers/nurses.


Facilities include state-of-the art imaging modalities including digital radiography, ultrasonography, low-field 0.27T MRI, high-field 3T MRI, multislice CT (including standing option for horses) and scintigraphy.


Great interdisciplinary collaboration with other specialties.


Main tasks

  • Main work responsibilities include diagnostic imaging within all on site modalities performed on small animals.
  • Teaching of undergraduate students.
  • Supervision of postgraduates and residents.
  • Research activities.
  • Management.


For further information, please contact Head of Radiology Unit, Hege Kippernes Skogmo. E-mail: [email protected]


Required academic qualifications, knowledge and skills

  • Degree in veterinary medicine and license to practice veterinary medicine in Norway.
  • Broad diagnostic imaging expertise within all modalities and animal species.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively with all services in the hospital.
  • Flexibility, strong team player, excellent communication skills, enthusiastic teacher, self-initiative and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to motivate and engage students and colleagues.
  • Excellence in written and spoken English.
  • Teaching, pedagogical and tutoring experience.


Personal suitability will be given weight


If the person appointed does not have formal competence in pedagogics, she is obliged to complete a course in university pedagogics within two years following the appointment.


Required qualifications for employment as Senior Lecturer:

  • Small Animal ECVDI/ACVR diplomate.


Required qualifications for employment as Lecturer:

  • Completed ECVDI/ACVR-approved Small Animal Diagnostic imaging residency.


Remuneration and further information
Depending on qualification, the position is placed in government pay scale position code:

  • 1198 Senior Lecturer, wage framework 24, salary grade 61-77 (NOK 545.300 –744.600). Promotion by seniority
  • 1009 Lecturer, wage framework 25, salary grade 51-71 (NOK 458.900 – 658.300). Promotion by seniority


If candidates of current interest have completed ECVDI/ACVR approved residency and are authorized to sit the final exam in 2022 and lack of diplomate applicants, a 3 year temporary engagement may be established (jf. Universitets- og høgskolelovens § 6-5,1.).


Permanent position application including evaluation must be performed within 3 years. The position will become permanent if the candidate is qualified as ECVDI/ACVR diplomate.


For further information, please contact enhetsleder ved radiologi Hege Kippernes Skogmo. E-mail: [email protected]

General Information to applicants


Pursuant to the Personal Data Act, we will hereby notify you that the report of the expert committee will be sent to all applicants.


To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply for this job’ button above. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


Application deadline: 10.06.2021


Up to ten publications selected by the applicant as most relevant must be attached to the application. If it is difficult to identify the contribution of the applicant in multiple-author publications, a short explanation about the applicant’s part of the work is suggested.


Applicants must also enclose documentation of their educational competence, called an educational directory. See NMBU’s guide for applicants and members of the expert committee for documentation and assessment of educational competence for a position as associate professor.


Printed material which cannot be sent electronically should be sent by surface mail to Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, P.O. Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås, within application deadline. Please quote reference number 21/01755


Applicants invited for an interview will be asked to present verified copies of diplomas and certificates.


About the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at NMBU is the country’s only veterinary professional education and provide expertise in veterinary medicine and veterinary public health. The Faculty educates veterinarians, animal nurses and doctoral students in Veterinary Science and researches in veterinary medicine and related biomedical fields. We have 500 students and 430 employees.


The faculty consists of the departments of Preclinical Sciences and Pathology, Paraclinical Sciences, Production Animal Medicine and Sports and Family Animal Medicine. We also run the Animal Hospital, which is closely linked to our research and education, and receives patients from all over the country.


The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
NMBU has a particular responsibility for research and education that secures the basis for the life of future generations. Sustainability is rooted in everything we do and we deliver knowledge for life. NMBU has 1,800 employees and 5,200 students. The university is divided into seven faculties and has campuses in Ås and Oslo. We will be co-located in Ås from 2021.


NMBU believes that a good working environment is characterised by diversity.


We encourage qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, functional ability, cultural background or whether you have been outside the labour market for a period. If necessary, workplace adaptations will be made for persons with disabilities. More information about NMBU is available at


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Deadline: 10th June 2021
Employer: Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Municipality: Ås
Scope: Fulltime
Duration: Permanent
Place of service: Ås

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