Job: Research Director at Unifob AKSIS, Bergen, Norway
Koenraad De Smedt
desmedt at uib.no
Tue Mar 11 14:13:47 CET 2008
Research Director at Unifob AKSIS, Bergen, Norway.
Unifob AKSIS is a Research and Development Centre that is organised in
three research groups: Language Technology, Text Technology and
InterMedia, which includes technology-enhanced learning, among other
foci. Research and development at Unifob AKSIS is interdisciplinary and
is often in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bergen.
Unifob AKSIS also collaborates with other governmental and private
research and development groups, both nationally and internationally.
Unifob AKSIS has 35 researchers, programmers and consultants and a
yearly budget of approximately 3.5 million EUR.
Unifob AKSIS is a department of University Research Bergen (Unifob), a
not-for-profit research company affiliated to the University of Bergen
(http://www.unifob.no). While the major sources of funding have come
from public bodies such as the Research Council of Norway, the
University of Bergen, Norwegian ministries and the EU, the centre has
ambitions to also strengthen research collaboration with the
Unifob AKSIS invites applications for a vacant position as Research
Director. The Research Director will lead both the research activities
and administration, and have personnel responsibility for AKSIS'
employees. The Research Director will be a member of Unifob's leader
group and will report to Unifob's Managing Director.
We are looking for a Research Director who, together with his/her staff,
can further develop AKSIS as a Research Centre at a high international
level. A PhD is a minimum requirement, and it is an advantage to have
been found qualified as a full professor. The position requires relevant
leadership experience and strengths in strategic thinking. Also desired
are good project development skills, a successful grant record, and the
ability to develop new research themes and strategies in collaboration
with other researchers at the Centre. The Research Director must be good
at building national and international collaboration with different
research groups, industry and the governmental sector.
The salary will be negotiated. Unifob provides personal insurance for
all employees. Women and persons with immigrant background are
encouraged to apply.
Additional information about the position can be obtained from Professor
Gunnstein Akselberg, (+47) 55582406, e-mail:
gunnstein.akselberg at hf.uib.no or Human Resources Manager Britt Skorpen,
(+47) 55584976, e-mail: britt.skorpen at unifob.uib.no.
The application with CV should be postmarked by March 28, 2008 to:
Unifob sentraladministrasjon, Postboks 7800, N-5020 Bergen, Norway. The
application must be clearly marked with: Research Director 08/3340.
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