Njord Wegge works as an associate professor at the Norwegian Military Academy.
In 2013 Wegge earned his doctorate about international politics in the Arctic region at the University in Tromsø.
He has also been a visiting scholar at U.C. Berkeley USA the spring of 2009, and an Associate Professor II at the University in Tromsø 2016–2018. Wegge worked as a guest researcher and senior researcher at Fridtjof Nansens Institute at Polhøgda from 2012-2014, and as a senior researcher at the Norwegian Institute of International affairs from 2017-2019.
Njord Wegge was also the editor in political science at the international, peer-reviewed journal Arctic Review on Law and Politics 2013–2019.