In 2021, candidates for promotion to top academic positions will be offered mentoring. The programme is carried out under the auspices of the OsloMet Academy.
To be an adept in the mentoring programme, you must be a candidate for promotion to the top academic positions of professor, dosent professor or senior researcher. You are currently either:
The following criteria will be among the ones emphasised when selecting candidates for the mentoring programme:
The University's Diversity Action Plan states that 25 % of participants in the mentoring program will have an immigrant background. Immigrant background is defined here as "immigrants", persons with two foreign parents who themselves have immigrated or "norwegian born with immigrant parents", i.e. persons born and raised in Norway with two foreign-born parents. Whether the program will be in English or Norwegian will depend on the Norwegian knowledge of the participants with immigrant background
The OsloMet Academy also wants to recruit mentors for the mentoring programme. The mentors must hold a top academic position.
The following criteria will be emphasised when selecting mentors for the mentoring programme:
Mentors will receive a grant of up to NOK 10,000 that must be spent on their own academic Development.
Application deadline is December 1st 2020 for adepts and February 1st 2021 for mentors.
The programme starts in January 2021 and concludes in December 2021.
During this period, the mentor and the adept are expected to have 10–12 meetings.
Four plenary session will be organised during the period, as well as one Mentor Master lass and one ession for adepts.
Attendance is mandatory for all sessions, and you must undertake to participate in 10–12 mentor/adept Meetings.
The applications are considered by the Department of Human Resources, the faculties and the applicants’ centres, as well as by the Administrative Research Institute at NHH Norwegian School of Economics (AFF) (see external website). AFF is one of Norway's top centres of expertise in the field of mentoring. AFF resources assist OsloMet in the development and implementation of the programme.
The mentoring programme shall:
Contact person: Vibeke Horn, Programme director for culture, diversity and welfare (Human Resources, Department of Organisation and Corporate Governance)