The successful candidate is expected to:
• pursue and supervise scientific research
• lead, conduct and develop education
• acquire external funding
• participate in the activities of the national and international scientific communities
• interact with society
• commit to the strategy of TUT
We are looking for candidates who have excellent future potential at their respective career stage and who can establish independent world-class research activities at TUT.
More information on TUT's tenure track system is available at: www.tut.fi/openpositions – Tenure track.
The position will be filled at the level of Assistant Professor (1st term), Assistant Professor (2nd term) or Associate Professor based on the experience and competence of the successful candidate.
All candidates considered for a tenure track position are expected to:
• hold an applicable doctoral degree
• demonstrate the capacity for independent scholarly activity
• possess the teaching skills required for the successful performance of the duties
• have the ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary university environment and with industry.
Depending on the tenure track level, we expect the candidate either to have potential for or hold a demonstrated record of securing external research funding and possess excellent academic credentials. We also expect the candidate to have the competence to develop, lead and maintain a high-quality research programme that leads to national and international recognition.
For more information on the criteria for tenure track appointments, please see www.tut.fi/openpositions – Tenure track.
We offer the successful candidate the opportunity to join a world-class research environment and growing international community on Optics and Photonics. This area enjoys strong support from the University level.
We also offer assistance for setting up a research group. The extent and conditions of the funding will be discussed with the candidates during the recruitment process.
TUT offers a wide range of staff benefits, such as occupational health care, flexible working hours, excellent campus sports facilities, and several campus restaurants and cafés with staff discounts.
For more information, please go to www.tut.fi/en – Careers at TUT
|Salary:||Salaries are based on the job demands and employees’ personal performance in accordance with the Finnish University Salary System. In addition, TUT has implemented bonus systems.|
|Trial period:||The appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a trial period of four months.|
The expected start date will be individually negotiated with the candidate.
The positions of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor are filled for a fixed-term period of four years. The length of the fixed-term period is based on the University’s tenure track system. The appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a trial period of four months.
Candidates may be invited for a video interview during the first stage of the recruitment process. The most qualified candidates will be invited to TUT for an interview with the Tenure Track Working Group and to an aptitude assessment. Potential appointments as Associate Professor will also undergo a review by external experts and are required to give a trial lecture to demonstrate teaching skills.
|For more information, please contact:||
Prof. Martti Kauranen by phone +358-40-7733065
or by e-mail martti.kauranen(at)tut.fi
|How to apply:||
Applications must be submitted through the University’s online employment system. The closing date for applications is November 14th 2016 (10:00 pm UTC). All applications and supporting documents should be written in English.
Applications should include the following documents assembled according to TUT’s instructions:
1. Curriculum Vitae (.doc, .pdf)
2. Research plan
3. List of publications
4. Teaching portfolio
Instructions and templates for assembling the attachments can be found from: