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NODALI: Job: Research Director at Unifob AKSIS, Bergen, Norway



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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 private/industrial sector.

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 dot akselberg at hf dot uib dot no or Human Resources Manager Britt Skorpen, (+47) 55584976, e-mail: britt dot skorpen at unifob dot uib dot no dot 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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