Adviser in Research Administration University of Oslo Department of Clinical Medicine Norway

Adviser in Research Administration


About the position

There is a vacancy as a consultant 100% (SKO 1434) within research administration at the Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. We are looking for a skilled employee who, together with our senior advisor in the field, can ensure that the research administrative function at the entire department is taken care of and developed. Adviser reports to section leader for teaching planning, management support and communication. The position requires close collaboration with employees and managers at both the department, clinic and faculty level, with relevant actors in the university hospitals and with various partners involved in externally funded projects.


Four people working together


Development, management and quality assurance of cooperation agreements and contracts related to externally funded projects as well as coordination and advice related to other agreements and contracts

Coordination related to start-up meetings for researchers who have received larger grants

Operations related to CRIStin and Open Access

Contribute to coordination of UiO-internal application processes and consultation cases

Contribute to improving work processes related to the pre- and post-grant phases of externally funded projects

Other topical tasks within research administration and the section's other work

eligibility Requirements

Relevant education from university or college, preferably at master's level. Extensive relevant experience from the position of the position can replace parts of the formal qualification requirement.

Experience with contracts and agreements within the research field

Experience from general research administrative work

Experience from the administration of externally funded projects

Good written and oral presentation ability in Norwegian and English

Good understanding of the use of digital tools in the work

Knowledge of the Norwegian research system and / or experience from large organizations

Personal characteristics

Responsible and independent

Structured, efficient and analytical

Good collaboration skills

Ability to orientate in a complex organization

Ability to be a positive driving force in work processes involving many actors

Exactly in case processing, solution-oriented in collaboration with various actors

Personal fitness will be given significant weight

We offer

salary as advisor in code SKO 1434 is determined according to individual assessment within a span between NOK 544 400 - NOK 597 400 (Ltr. 62 - 67), depending on competence 

flexible working hours and good welfare schemes

training during working hours

good pension scheme and favorable loan in the Government Pension Fund

The application must contain

application letter


Possible diplomas, certificates, list of 2-3 references (name, connection to applicant, email address and phone number)

Applications with attachments must be submitted via our recruitment system Jobbnorge.


Other information

Applicants will be invited to an interview.


Pursuant to Section 25, paragraph 2, of the Act on Public Access to Information, information about the applicant may be published even if the applicant has requested not to be listed on the applicant list.


The UiO has a personnel policy goal of achieving a balanced gender composition and recruiting people with an immigrant background.


In addition, UiO wants our employees to reflect the diversity of the population to the greatest possible extent. We therefore encourage qualified applicants with reduced functional capacity to apply for the position. As an IA company , we will facilitate the conditions for employees with disabilities.



Head of section Jorun Ur, telephone tel. +45 22 84 46 12/913 88 211

Senior Adviser Gina Clausen, tel. +45 22 84 46 89/415 58 885

For questions about electronic application; senior HR advisor Heidi Falch Ecklund, tel. +47 90 73 03 48, email

About the University of Oslo

The University of Oslo is Norway's oldest and highest ranked research and teaching institution with 28,000 students and 7,000 employees. Academically wide and internationally recognized research environments make UiO an important social player.


The Department of Clinical Medicine has its primary activity at the intersection of the university and hospital sector, and cooperates closely with the university hospitals in Oslo (OUS) and Akershus (Ahus).


The institute is a leader in clinical medicine and medical research in Norway, and has a high level of teaching and research activity. The field of work is broad, and the institute is characterized by solid academic competence, diversity and complexity. The Department of Clinical Medicine is UiO's largest institute with just under 800 employees. The Institute houses three Centers of Excellence (SFF) and six KG Centers of Excellence. The department is subject to the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Oslo.


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May 31, 2019


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Ullevål / Rikshospitalet

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