Associate professor / senior lecturer (20%) in jazz University of Bergen, Grieg Academy - Department of Music Norway

Associate professor / senior lecturer (20%) in jazz


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Associate professor / senior lecturer (20%) in jazz
At the Grieg Academy - Department of Music, there is a temporary position as associate professor / senior lecturer in performing music, jazz instrumentalist, preferably brass blower, in 20%. Addition is desired from 1 August 2019 - 31 July 2021.


Arbeidsoppgåver / research area:
We apply for an associate professor / university lecturer who can take responsibility for the implementation of a recruitment project for young female instrumentalists who wish to apply for admission to the field of study jazz, as well as to ordinary teaching assignments linked to instrumental teaching and compulsory teaching in jazz at BA and MA level. Teaching will mainly include work with main instrument and ensemble play before jazz study and possibly bi-instrument on other of our study offers. The subject environment needs an instrumentalist with high artistic expertise, with great commitment and relevant experience in order to contribute to the gender equality project that has been initia

Qualifications and attributes:

  • For position as associate professor: Documented artistic activity or development work that exerts on a high international level.
  • For a position as a senior lecturer: Documented recognized artistic activity or development work as a practitioner of a certain extent.
  • For both positions: Documented relevant practical experience with gender equality work and / or work on coursework or project with young female instrumentalists within the subject area.
  • For both positions: Documented relevant practical-pedagogical competence on the basis of education or teaching and guidance.

The professional competence will be assessed by an expert committee. The best qualified applicants will be called in for an interview by an internal interview group and will have to hold trial teaching for the department's staff and students.

In addition, emphasis will be placed on:

  • Educational abilities and commitment
  • Good collaboration skills with emphasis on dialogue and inclusive professional communication
  • Perspective on higher art education and experience from teaching at university level
  • Organizational abilities and experience

The language of instruction is Scandinavian and English. It is required that the person who is appointed can teach in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language within two years after the addition.


We offer:

  • Exciting and developing work tasks in a strong professional environment
  • Position as associate professor (code 1011) in salary step 64 - 72 (DKK 565,500 - 658,300 gross per year in full-time position, payroll 24: 8) or position as senior lecturer (code 1009) in salary step 52 - 64 (NOK 456,900 - 565,500, payroll 25: 6). There is a deduction of 2% pension contribution to the Government Pension Fund. For particularly qualified applicants, it may be relevant to consider higher salary.
  • Membership in the Government Pension Fund
  • Good welfare schemes

The application must include:

  • CV
  • Diplomas and certificates
  • Documentation of educational qualifications
  • Material that documents artistic development work and artistic work

The applicant must make clear his / her qualifications related to the conditions that the job requires and emphasize. It is important that the applicant clarifies his / her considerations and describes his / her view of the field's position and possibilities.

Application and attachments with certified sales to English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded to JobbNorge.

General information
Complementary information about the position can be obtained by turning to: Instituttleiar Randi Rolvsjord on tel. + 47 - 55 58 73 00.


The state labor force must, to the greatest extent possible, reflect the diversity of the population. People with an immigrant background and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply for a position.


We encourage women to apply. If several applicants have similar qualifications, the rules for moderate gender quotas apply.


The University of Bergen utilizes multi-disciplinary supervision in connection with appointments in scientific positions.


Information about the applicant can be made public though the applicant has encouraged not to be listed on the applicant list. If the request is not followed, the applicant shall be notified of this.


More about the appointment process here .


Faculty of Arts, Music and Design - Collage

About the University of Bergen

The University of Bergen is a recognized educational and research institution, organized in seven faculties and approximately 54 departments and academic centers. Campus is located in central parts of Bergen with university campus at Nygårdshøyden, Haukeland, Marineholmen, Møllendalsveien and Årstad.


The Faculty of Arts, Music and Design consists of three departments. Read more about the faculty and its affiliate department.


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