2 Positions As A Scientific Assistant In Political Science And Sports Science
Norwegian University of Science & Technology Department of Sociology and Political Science

2 Positions As A Scientific Assistant In Political Science And Sports Science



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About the position

At the Department of Sociology and Political Science, there are two 100% vacancies as a scientific assistant within the fields of political science and sports science.




The employment period is from 01.08.2019 to 31.07.2020, with the possibility of an additional one year extension.



The content of the two positions is teaching assistance at Bachelor's and Master's level. One position is in the field of political science, and the other position is in the field of sports science. There is no research right, or - duty to the position, but the assistant can be involved in, and get various tasks associated with research and teaching activities at the department.


eligibility Requirements

The positions are to be filled by candidates with a master's degree in sports science and political science. When hiring, emphasis will be placed on grades from the master's degree.

Applicants with experience from work experience such as learning assistant will be preferred.

Applicants must master common IT tools

Applicants must have solid knowledge of English

Good oral and written presentation ability in Norwegian and English. 



We refer to the Regulations on Conditions of Employment for positions as postdoctoral fellow, PhD candidate, scientific assistant and specialist candidate for general criteria for the position.


Personal characteristics

• Good collaboration and communication skills 

• Ability to work independently and courageously

• Initiative


When assessing the best qualified, emphasis should be placed on education, experience and personal suitability, as well as motivation for the position.


We offer

exciting and developing tasks in a strong and international professional environment

open and inclusive working environment with committed colleagues

favorable terms in the Government Pension Fund

employee benefits and benefits

Salaries and terms

Salary after salary step 42 in the Government Wage Regulations, gross NOK 391 800, - per. year. From this, 2% of the statutory deposit is deducted from the Government Pension Fund. Usually, a scientific assistant will be placed in ltr. 42. In special cases, higher remuneration may be considered.

The employment is for a period of up to one year, with the possibility of an additional one year extension. This is a position where the work tasks should provide the opportunity for insight into scientific work and methodology.




• The employment is carried out in accordance with the principles of the State Employees Act, and legislation regulating the export of knowledge, technology and services. After hiring, you must expect changes to the work area.


General information

A good working environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, disability or cultural background. According to the Public Act, information about the applicant may be published even if the applicant has requested not to be listed on the applicant list.


Questions about the positions can be directed to the head of department Toril Aalberg, e-mail: toril.aalberg@ntnu.no, espen.moe@ntnu.no (political science) or ingar.mehus@ntnu.no (sports science).


About the application:

Publications and other scientific works that the applicant wishes to be taken into consideration when evaluating, must follow the application. Joint work will be taken into account. If in joint work it is difficult to identify the individual applicant's efforts, the applicant must enclose a brief account of his / her participation.


Applications with CV, diplomas and certificates are sent via Jobbnorge.no. Applicants invited to interview must include certified copies of certificates and diplomas. The application is marked with reference number: SU-333 


Application deadline: 24.05.2019.






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Department of Sociology and Political Science


We conduct research, teaching and dissemination within the disciplines of sociology, political science, media, communication and information technology, and sports science. The department offers associate professorships in social sciences and in physical education and sports subjects. As a social science institute, we have a special obligation to contribute to the public debate on important social issues. The Department of Sociology and Political Science is one of seven departments at the Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences.

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