Do you want to work as a research coordinator?

By Ingeborg Korme

2 November 2018 11:03

Do you want to work as a research coordinator?

NHH is now offering a permanent full-time position as a project coordinator at FAIR - Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality. Application deadline 14 November.

The Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) is one of the leading business schools in Europe. NHH has an internationally recognised research environment and is the first choice for students who want to study business administration in Norway.

In close cooperation with the business community and society, we are developing new knowledge and creating values for a sustainable future. NHH has an international profile and cooperates with 170 universities and business schools in more than 50 countries. We have 3,400 students and 400 employees.

Do you want to work as a research coordinator?


About the department and the position

NHH is now offering a permanent full-time position as a project coordinator at FAIR Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality.

FAIR is a Centre of Excellence financed by the Norwegian Research Council, and our goal is to accomplish unprecedented research on inequality and fairness. The centre consists of about 60 international researchers and PhD candidates, most are located in Bergen. As a project coordinator you will have responsibility for coordinating a large research study called "Fairness and the Moral Mind", which is going to be conducted in 60 countries. Throughout the project, you will work closely with the project manager. The position is part of the administration team at FAIR and the project coordinator will work closely with the centre management, faculty and the central administration at NHH.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Administrative work related to conducting large experimental studies in different countries
  • Quality assurance, development of routines and reporting for research projects, with special focus on regulations concerning personal data and ethical criteria for research
  • Coordination of international research groups from different countries and other international collaborators
  • The position will in periods require extensive international travels


  • Higher education, preferably at master's level. In exceptional cases, working experience can compensate for lack of level of education
  • Minimum two years with relevant work experience
  • Exceptional oral and writing skills in English. Working language within NHH is Norwegian
  • High digital literacy

It is preferable that you have

  • International administrative experience
  • Experience from building infrastructure for scientific studies and research projects
  • Experience from managing and coordinating a team
  • Experience with running a survey/ collecting data
  • Handled personal data and dealt with privacy laws
  • Knowledge of other languages

We are looking for a person with the following qualities

  • Independent, efficient, structured and focused
  • Solution-oriented
  • Takes initiative, is flexible and has the ability to complete tasks
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • Feels comfortable in a busy environment and can handle multiple tasks at the same time

NHH offers

  • Varied challenges
  • A pleasant work environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Good insurance, pensions and loaning schemes from the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Inclusive Working Life Agreement
  • Subsidized gym membership, holiday cottage for employees and free parking

The position code is 1434 -adviser and the annual salary is set according to the Norwegian State Salary at NOK 505 400 – 565 100 depending on qualifications.

For especially qualified applicants higher wage can be discussed. Two percent of the wage is subtracted and placed in the government pension fund (Statens pensjonskasse).     

General information

The government workforce shall, to the extent possible, reflect the diversity of the population as a whole. It is therefore an aim of our human resource policy to obtain a balanced workforce in terms of age and gender and recruit persons with immigrant background. Persons with immigrant background are therefore encouraged to apply for this position.

In accordance with §25 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act, information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to have his/her name entered on the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his/her request is not respected.

 Inquiries may be directed to Centre Director of FAIR Bertil Tungodden, telephone +47 41 69 12 23 or Administration Manager Janina Juranek, telephone +47 55 95 93 03.

Applications must be submitted online via

Application deadline: 14 November 2018

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