Research positions available at Unifob AKSIS in Bergen, Norway

Unifob ( is a research company with over 500 research staff from more than 30 nations and a turnover of NOK 450 million (ca. 50 million Euro). Unifob’s majority owner is the University of Bergen. Unifob conducts R&D in the areas of health, language and information technology, marine biology, environment, climate,
petroleum, and the social sciences.

Unifob AKSIS, with its 30 employees, is the smallest of the nine R&D departments. AKSIS’ current research areas (computational and corpus linguistics, language testing, electronic publishing, digital media, and technology enhanced learning) have evolved over more than 30 years through projects and cooperation with national and international research institutions. We are now expanding our activities and announce several new positions in ICT and its creative use, e.g., data mining, gaming, Web 2.0, education, linguistics, health, mobile applications, and HCI. We encourage interdisciplinary work and are ideally looking for candidates who envisage working at the intersection with our current research areas.


–      with minimum 3 years of experience in academia or industry after completion of a PhD,
–      with a proven research record,
–      with experience in project management, and
–      with an interest in building up and leading a research group to international level

are invited to apply. Engagements can be full or part-time and are initially limited to two years. Relocation within the first two years is not required. Working language is English or Norwegian.

We offer a competitive salary, extensive social benefits, a cooperative and international working environment, and we’re located near the prize winning fjords of Western Norway. Positions remain open until filled.

For more information please consult or contact Research Director Dr. Eli Hagen (, +47 55 58 29 48). Please send application (cover letter, CV, and publication list) electronically to

(published October 2009)

Tone Merete Bruvik
Special consultant
Unifob Aksis –
Centre for Culture, Language and Information Technology
Allégt. 27, N-5007 Bergen, Norway
Phone: +47 55584222

Posted by: Roberto Rosselli Del Turco (rosselli at ling dot unipi dot it)

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