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14027: Researchers and academic personnel in higher education, by type of appointment, position and sex 2016 - 2022

Bjørn Magne Olsen, Statistics Norway
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Kaja Kathrine Wendt, Statistics Norway
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2023-12-11 08:00
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Recruitment positions (postdoctoral fellows, research fellows and research assistants) are fixed-term positions and are therefore not included. Employees with an unkown type of appointment are not included in the table. Number of employees with unkown type of appointment: 2016: 167, 2017: 49, 2018: 19, 2019: 27, 2020: 128, 2021: 3. The following units in the higher education sector are not included: University hospitals, University College of Norwegian Correctional Service, The Norwegian Defence University College and The University centre in Svalbard (UNIS). The figures for associate professors and other tenured personnel in permanent positions, as well as other tenured personnel in temporary positions was corrected on 10 August 2023.


A1.1 Professor

Docents are merged with professors.

A1.7 Other tenured personnel

Other tenured personnel include specialists and assistant professors.