Join NIOM as a visiting scientist and work with, among others: Senior Scientist DDS, Håkon Valen (now at FHI) Chief Engineer Bergitte Olderbø, and Senior Scientist DDS, Aida Mulic.

Positions as visiting scientist in the field of dental and medical biomaterials research are offered at the Nordic Institute of Dental Materials, NIOM, in Oslo, Norway.

The purpose of NIOM´s visiting scientist program is to enhance collaboration on biomaterials research in the Nordic countries and applicants must be affiliated with a Nordic institution. Positions are available during 2022 for periods between 3 and 6 months.

Scientists having documented education and/or research experience in the field of biomaterials are welcome to apply. The institute’s research activities are focused on biological, chemical, physical and clinical questions related to dental and medical biomaterials. PhD candidates and young scientists are especially invited to apply. Visiting scientist will have close cooperation with relevant professionals at NIOM

NIOM is headed by professor Jon E. Dahl, Professor, dr. odont., DSc.

More information about NIOM is available at Applicants are welcome to contact Director, Professor Jon E. Dahl (pictured) or Head of laboratory, Dr. Hilde M. Kopperud for information and discussions prior to application.

The salary is based on personal qualifications, ranging from post graduate to full professor. The visiting scientist has to pay their personal living costs. Visitors normally resident outside the Oslo area are given an additional allowance of NOK 6.000 per month.

The applicants shall prepare a research plan containing:

(a) Aim of the project

(b) Material and methods to be used

(c) Budget for the project (salary excluded)

The application, in a Scandinavian language or English, must include the applicant’s CV and research plan and should be addressed to NIOM, and sent by e-mail to

Deadline for application: June 20th 2021

Please note that due to Covid-19, travel restrictions may apply.

Welcome with your application!