Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus

OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University is Norway’s third largest university, with more than 20,000 students and 2,000 employees. OsloMet delivers knowledge to solve societal challenges, in close cooperation with the society and employers. OsloMet is an urban and diverse university with a clear international profile, and an attractive place to work and study with campuses in Oslo city centre and at Kjeller in the Municipality of Lillestrøm. Our location in the metropolitan area gives us good opportunities to understand and benefit from the city’s diverse population.

OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University is a recognised environment for professionally oriented and vocationally relevant research and development. The research activities shall exploit the different possibilities created in the international and multicultural metropolitan area.

Pro-rector for Research and Development and the Department of Research and Development is looking for a new member of staff in a permanent 100% position. The recruited person will be part of the EU-team in the Department of Research and Development. HiOA is seeking University status and is looking to increase its portfolio of externally funded projects, particularly projects funded by The Research Council of Norway and the European Commission.

Pro-rector for research and the Department of Research is now looking to increase the workforce. More information about research at HiOA.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Advise researchers and research groups on writing applications for external funding, budgeting and the management of externally funded projects
  • Raise the level of competence in the area of external funded research with emphasis on funding from the EC framework programs and The Research Council of Norway for researchers, research leaders and administrative staff
  • Build national and international networks
  • Contribute to analysis of research and research policies
  • Manage internal applications for financial support for application development

 Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Further education to at least a Master’s degree (or recognized equivalent) or substantial relevant work experience in the field
  • Experience in working with EU and Research Council projects and applications, from the early stages to putting together a consortium to writing applications
  • Experience with research administration and the management of externally funded research projects
  • Proficiency of written and spoken English
  • Extensive knowledge of the Norwegian and EU research system

 Preferred skills in

  • Knowledge about finance and IPR in research projects
  • Competence on other programmes in addition to Horizon 2020 and The Research Council of Norway, for example Inter-reg and other EU programs
  • Knowledge about innovation projects and projects with industry participation

Desired skills

  • Good collaborative skills and experience in working in cooperation with others as well as being able to work independently, when required
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to work flexibly and strategically to make an effective contribution to the HiOA team

We offer


Salary is set  in accordance with the Norwegian State Salary Scale, job code 1434 Adviser, wage scale 50-66 equivalent to NOK 429 700 – 569 700 or job code 1364 Senior Adviser, wage scale 60 - 72, equivalent to NOK 510 100 – 640 700. Higher salary may be considered for specially qualified candidates.

We make use of an electronic recruitment system. If you want to apply for the position, please register your application and CV by clicking on the button «Apply here».

Contact information

For further information about the position, please contact:

  • EU team-leder Vibeke Moe, phone +47 67 23 54 65
  • Director of Research and Development Anne Ullmann, phone +47 67 23 54 40

The position adheres to the Norwegian Government’s policy that the national labour force should to the greatest possible extent reflect the diversity of the population. Therefore, we encourage qualified candidates with immigrant background or reduced functional ability to apply for this position. HiOA is an IA (Inclusive Workplace) enterprise and operates in compliance with the Norwegian IA agreement. Questions about adaptation and the working environment may be directed to the contact persons.


Final date of application:            January 11th, 2016

Ref. No:                                       15/08535




Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary NOK 429 700 - 640 700
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Pilestredet 46
County Oslo
Country Norway
Reference number 15/08535
  • Anne Ullmann, Functioning R&D Director, + 47 67 23 54 40
  • Vibeke Moe, EU Teamleader, + 47 67 23 54 65
Published 08.Mar.2016
Last application date 09.Mar.2016 11:59 PM CET

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