Postdoctoral Fellow in Digitalization Processes in Public Organizations

Postdoctoral Fellow in Digitalization Processes in Public Organizations


Postdoctoral Fellow in Digitalization Processes in Public Organizations

We now have a emptiness for a place as a publish physician at The Division of Laptop Science.

The postdoctoral fellowship place is a brief place the place the principle purpose is to qualify for work in senior educational positions.

The analysis matter for this place is Digitalization Processes in Public Organizations. The educational self-discipline for the place is computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) and Data Methods (IS). Envisaged publications shall be in high-quality journals throughout the CSCW, Data Methods, and Public Administration. Qualitative strategies comparable to case research and motion analysis shall be used to conduct the analysis. The analysis will observe the rules of engaged scholarship, with a give attention to consumer involvement. The candidate ought to show appreciable educational exercise throughout the above educational areas.

The place is linked to an ongoing collaboration mission between NTNU and NAV (the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration). NAV is the most important public group in Norway, liable for one third of Norway’s nationwide price range. NAV has initiated a digital transformation course of and has innovated in a number of service areas. The transformation course of makes use of each modern applied sciences and modern organizational types. The analysis a part of this place consists of empirical investigations of this digital transformation course of. The postdoc candidate is anticipated to contribute to the deliverables on this mission and collaborate with companions. 25% of the place is devoted to coordination and management duties within the collaboration program.

The analysis contained on this place have to be aligned with the general targets of the analysis group at NTNU. The postdoc is anticipated to cooperate with the opposite members of the group to conduct empirical analysis and disseminate the ends in high-quality shops chosen in cooperation with mission staff members.

You’ll report back to the Head of Division.

Duties of the place

  • Conduct empirical qualitative analysis on digitalization processes in public organizations.
  • Contribute to the state-of-the-art by growing a theoretical framework to explain the findings and inform ongoing tasks and follow.
  • Publish and current in educational conferences and journals and to practitioners.
  • Coordinate and lead collaborative actions within the NAV-NTNU collaboration mission.
  • Contribute to switch of information between NAV and NTNU by way of the group of occasions, workshops, and thru personal shows.

Required choice standards

  • You need to have accomplished a Norwegian doctoral diploma or corresponding overseas doctoral diploma acknowledged as equal to a Norwegian PhD.
  • You need to have a professionally related background in digitalization processes in public organizations.
  • You need to have high-quality publications within the educational areas of computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW), Data Methods (IS), and public administration.
  • You need to show fluency in qualitative analysis strategies.

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the laws in power regarding State Staff and Civil Servants and nationwide pointers for appointment as PhD, publish physician and analysis assistant 

Candidates should present proof of excellent English language expertise, written and spoken. The next exams can be utilized as such documentation: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificates in Superior English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificates of Proficiency in English (CPE). Minimal scores are:

  • TOEFL: 600 (paper-based check), 92 (Web-based check).
  • IELTS: 6.5, with no part decrease than 5.5 (solely Educational IELTS check accepted).
  • CAE/CPE: grade B or A.

Most popular choice standards

  • Information of Norwegian or a carefully associated Scandinavian language.
  • Expertise with making use of qualitative analysis strategies in organizations.
  • Glorious understanding of CSCW, data programs and public administration.
  • Documented skill and willingness to conduct analysis in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Glorious writing expertise.

Private traits

We emphasize private suitability of the person candidates. We’re searching for candidates who:

  • Are keen about analysis and have a excessive stage of curiosity and willingness to study.
  • Can doc their skill to work in a staff and ship high-quality outcomes independently.
  • Can show analytical expertise. Potential candidates shall be required to jot down and current an analytical textual content.
  • Can show the power to interact with customers and beneficiaries of their analysis.
  • Can show that they’ll quickly purchase and apply data in a analysis space.

We provide

Wage and circumstances

As a Postdoctoral Fellow (code 1352) you’re usually paid from gross NOK 545 300 each year earlier than tax, relying on {qualifications} and seniority. From the wage, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The interval of employment is 3 years, with 25% devoted to administrative duties (as described above).

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the laws in power regarding State Staff and Civil Servants, and the acts regarding Management of the Export of Strategic Items, Companies and Expertise. Candidates who by evaluation of the applying and attachment are seen to battle with the standards within the latter legislation shall be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you could assume that there could also be modifications within the space of labor.

The bodily location for the place is Trondheim, Norway. It’s a prerequisite you may be current at and accessible to the establishment each day.

Concerning the software

The applying and supporting documentation for use as the premise for the evaluation have to be in English or Norwegian.

Publications and different scientific work should observe the applying. Please word that functions are solely evaluated primarily based on the data accessible on the applying deadline. It is best to be certain that your software reveals clearly how your expertise and expertise meet the standards that are set out above.

If, for any motive, you have got taken a profession break or have had an atypical profession and want to disclose this in your software, the choice committee will take this under consideration, recognizing that the amount of your analysis could also be lowered in consequence.

The applying should embrace:

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) with details about the candidate’s prior coaching, exams, and work expertise.
  • Licensed copies of transcripts and diplomas for the entire grasp’s and PhD’s diploma. An English translation of all training paperwork is required until the paperwork are in Norwegian.
  • A mission description of 3-5 pages detailing the candidate’s theoretical and methodological strategy to the issue space along with an announcement of motivation.
  • Names and call data of not less than 2 reference individuals.
  • A duplicate of the PhD thesis (in PDF).
  • PDF copies of prior publications, with related bibliographical information.

Incomplete functions is not going to be thought of.

If all or elements of your training has been taken overseas, we additionally ask you to connect documentation of the scope and high quality of your total training. Description of the documentation required may be discovered right here. If you have already got an announcement from NOKUT, please connect this as nicely.

Joint works shall be thought of. Whether it is troublesome to determine your contribution to joint works, you could connect a short description of your participation.

Within the analysis of which candidate is greatest certified, emphasis shall be positioned on training, expertise and private and interpersonal qualities. Motivation, ambitions, and potential may even rely within the evaluation of the candidates.

NTNU is dedicated to following analysis standards for analysis high quality in accordance with The San Francisco Declaration on Analysis Evaluation – DORA. 

Basic data

Working at NTNU 

A very good work surroundings is characterised by range. We encourage certified candidates to use, no matter their gender, practical capability or cultural background.

Town of Trondheim is a contemporary European metropolis with a wealthy cultural scene. Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a inhabitants of 200,000. The Norwegian welfare state, together with healthcare, colleges, kindergartens and general equality, might be one of the best of its sort on the planet. Skilled backed day-care for youngsters is well accessible. Moreover, Trondheim gives nice alternatives for training (together with worldwide colleges) and potentialities to take pleasure in nature, tradition and household life and has low crime charges and clear air high quality.

As an worker at NTNU, you could always adhere to the modifications that the event within the topic entails and the organizational modifications which are adopted.

Based on the Data Act (Offentleglova), your title, age, place and municipality could also be made public even when you have requested to not have your title entered on the record of candidates.

If in case you have any questions concerning the place, please contact Affiliate Professor Babak Farshchian, electronic mail, or the Head of Division Professor Heri Ramampiaro, electronic mail

Please submit your software electronically through together with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Purposes submitted elsewhere is not going to be thought of. Diploma Complement is required to connect for European Grasp Diplomas exterior Norway. Chinese language candidates are required to supply affirmation of Grasp Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

In case you are invited for interview you could embrace licensed copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please seek advice from the applying quantity 2021/43926 when making use of.

Software deadline: 30.09.21 


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