The Barents Institute has a vacant fixed position as Associate Professor within the field of border studies. The working place is The Barents Institute in Kirkenes, Norway.

The Barents Institute produces knowledge on the High North and European borderlands that are relevant for the region in which the institute is situated, as well as for international actors that are interested in issues related to borders and the High North. The Barents Institute aims to continue to build excellent competence and expertise on borders and borderlands in the Barents Region and beyond.

You must be able to start in the position in Kirkenes within a reasonable time,  after receiving the offer.

The position’s field of research or work

The position involves research, professional development, outreach, and teaching. The position will serve to strengthen the Institute’s focus on border studies.

The successful candidate is expected to participate in collaborative research, in scientific networks nationally and internationally, as well as in dissemination and outreach to a larger public.

It is expected that the successful candidate/position holder is willing to develop grant applications (RCN/EU).

The successful candidate may be assigned to spend up to 20 % of the time teaching and supervising students at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Application deadline: 22 October 2023

For more information, visit the call website.

Job announcement (pdf)