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Laboratory Engineer job at NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – NTNU

About the job

The Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (https://www.ntnu.edu/ie) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has a 100% permanent vacancy as a Laboratory Engineer/Staff Engineer in the Department of Informatics (IDI) (http://www.ntnu.edu/idi). The position is within the Gjøvik IT Group (IDI Gjøvik).

The Department of Computer Science (IDI) at the Gjøvik campus has about 75 staff members and about 400 students in computer science degree programs. Research and teaching activities at the IDI in Gjøvik have increased in recent years, resulting in a need for technical support to operations.

The IDI in Gjøvik is home to the Colourlab, an internationally renowned research and educational institution in the field of color imaging science, image and video processing. The Colourlab manages a spacious laboratory (> 200 m2) for research and teaching activities. It is equipped to a high standard with Mac and PC based computer workstations, imaging devices (digital cameras, scanners, spectral cameras), eye-trackers, printers, measuring instruments (spectrophotometers), software applications for image/video processing and color management, etc. Support for research activities normally includes physical measurements or psychophysical experiments.

IDI in Gjøvik is also home to the Software, Data and Digital Ecosystems (SDDE) group, which provides infrastructure for VR, AR and web technologies; mobile computing; video processing for various fields such as medical, agriculture; distributed and decentralized systems; humanoid and programmable robots and general software engineering. Research assistance involves support in various experiments related to the areas mentioned above.

Additionally, the course portfolio at IDI in Gjøvik includes courses with a high degree of laboratory activities and the use of physical and virtual infrastructure. This includes tools such as OpenStack, Atlassian tools (JIRA and Confluence), git tools and portals, e.g. Gitlab, survey tools and Amazon Web Services (AWS) and openGL.

The position reports to the Laboratory Director.

Job duties

The position will include the following tasks:

  • Technical computing operation of physical and virtual infrastructures for research, education and innovation
  • Software installation, integration, maintenance and support
  • Troubleshooting, repair, calibration, management and maintenance of existing equipment, software, infrastructure, as well as the supply and installation of new equipment and software packages
  • Provide instrument training and user support
  • Keep labs organized
  • Documentation and reports

The areas of work and the scope of the position could change to adapt to the needs of IDI Gjøvik.

Selection criteria required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Relevant work experience can offset formal education.
  • A high level of computer literacy and an interest in technology.
  • Fluent English, both spoken and written.

Preferred Selection Criteria

  • MSc in a relevant field
  • Relevant work experience
  • Good command of the written and spoken Norwegian language

Personal characteristics

  • Responsible, solution-oriented, hands-on and service-oriented.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a scientific team
  • Attention to detail, excellent organization, time management and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills.

In evaluating the most qualified candidate, emphasis will be placed on education, experience and personal qualities, as well as motivation, based on the qualification requirements specified in the advertisement.

We offer

Salary and conditions

The gross salary for the position is normally paid gross of NOK 425,000 – 460,000 (Departmental Engineer) and NOK 480,000 – 600,000 (Chief Engineer) before tax per annum, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian civil service pension fund.

The engagement must be carried out in accordance with the regulations in force concerning employees and civil servants of the State and the laws relating to the control of the export of strategic goods, services and technologies. Applicants who, after evaluation of the application and attachment, are found to be in conflict with the criteria of the latter Act will be barred from recruitment at NTNU. After the appointment, you should assume that there may be changes in the working area.

About the application

Please note that the application will only be assessed on the basis of the information available at the expiry of the application deadline. Therefore, make sure your application clearly shows how your skills and experience meet the criteria outlined above.

The application must contain:

  • Application letter stating your motivation for applying for this position and why you consider yourself a successful candidate for this position
  • Overview of your education and work experience (CV)
  • Certified copies of transcripts and other relevant documents
  • Three references (names and contact details)

general informations

A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified applicants to apply, regardless of gender, functional ability or cultural background.

The city of Gjøvik has 30,000 inhabitants and is known for its rich music and cultural life. The beautiful nature surrounding the city is ideal for an active outdoor life! The Norwegian welfare state, including health care, schools, kindergartens and general equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world.

As an employee of NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development of the subject implies and the organizational changes that are adopted.

Under the Freedom of Information Act (offentleglova), your name, age, function and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to be included in the list of candidates.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Marius Pedersen, phone +47 93634385, email [email protected] If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact the recruitment team, email: [email protected]

Please send your application and supporting documents via jobbnorge.no. If you are invited for an interview, you must bring certified copies of certificates and diplomas. Mark the request with the reference number: xxx.

Application deadline: 31.07.2022

NTNU – knowledge for a better world

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) creates knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life.

Computer Science department

We are the leading academic computing environment in Norway and offer a wide range of theoretical and applied study programs in computing at all levels. Our areas include hardware, algorithms, visual computing, AI, databases, software engineering, information systems, learning technologies, HCI, CSCW, computer operations and applied processing Datas. The Department has groups in Trondheim and Gjøvik. The Computer Science department is one of the seven departments of Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering .

Deadline July 31, 2022

Employer NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Municipality Gjovik

Scope Full time

Duration Permanent

place of service Campus Gjovik