Tampere University of Technology (TUT) is an active scientific community of 1,700 employees and more than 8,300 students. The University operates in the form of a foundation and has a long-standing tradition of collaboration with other research institutions and industry. Many of the fields of research and study represented at the University play a key role in addressing global challenges. Internationality is an inherent part of all the University's activities. Welcome to join us at TUT!

Tenure track in Cyber Security

Pursuing excellence, The Faculty of Computing and Electrical Engineering is an international, diverse and multidisciplinary community of researchers and students. The topical research covers the essential ingredients of building the future digital society with solutions that are groundbreaking and designed understanding the human needs. The outcome of the basic research in software design and systems, signal processing, communications engineering and networking, computer science, electrical engineering, and power engineering finds its applications in many forefronts of society, ICT, industrial intelligent machines, healthcare, consumer solutions and so forth. We are ready to look beyond the obvious next step.

The position will be placed in the Laboratory of Pervasive Computing, which is a fostering multinational academic unit with strong research and education competence in the areas of computer and software engineering and networking. A notable part of education in MSc level is given in English. A distinctive feature of the laboratory is that it has wide-spread impact on the community through industrial and research cooperation.

For more information on the research conducted in the Laboratory of Pervasive Computing, please visit www.tut.fi/en > Research > Research fields > Pervasive Computing.
(http://www.tut.fi/en/research/research-fields/pervasive-computing/index.htm)
Job description: Applications are invited for a tenure track position in the broad area of cyber security technologies. The focus can be in software security, hardware security, critical systems security or network security. Candidates considered for this tenure track position are expected to have research experience in one or more of the aforementioned areas.

Today, security is an essential ingredient of all information systems. Due to the complexity of the systems, and flaws in the design of the present-day Internet and the web, as well as weaknesses in the development methodologies, software design and tools, large-scale systems face risks due to cyber criminals and other malicious actors. The security related research in the laboratory currently includes topics in side-channel analysis, vulnerabilities in open-source software, security issues in IoT and SDN and network security in general.

Based on the experience and competence, the successful candidate will be placed at the level of Assistant Professor (1st term or 2nd term) or Associate Professor.

For more information on TUT's tenure track career system, please refer to www.tut.fi/openpositions – Tenure track.
(http://www.tut.fi/en/about-tut/careers-at-tut/tenure-track/index.htm)

The successful candidate aims to excel in:
- scientific research
- conducting and developing education in the field.

The candidate is expected to:
- acquire external competitive funding
- participate in the activities of the global scientific community as well as locally
- interact with society and industry.
Requirements: All candidates considered for a tenure track position are required to:
- hold an applicable doctoral degree,
- demonstrate the capacity for independent scholarly activity,
- possess the teaching skills required for the successful performance of their duties
- have the ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary university environment and with industry.

For more information on the criteria for recruitment in each level of the tenure track, please refer to www.tut.fi/openpositions – Tenure track.
(http://www.tut.fi/en/about-tut/careers-at-tut/tenure-track/index.htm)
We offer: The Laboratory of Pervasive Computing offers a world-class research environment in a vibrant, active and international community. We have strong links at local, national and global level including both industry and academia, and we provide opportunities to conduct high-level research leading to national and international recognition.

TUT offers a wide range of staff benefits, such as occupational health care, flexible working hours, excellent campus sports facilities and several restaurants and cafés on campus with staff discounts. Since 2014 TUT holds the European Commission HR Excellence in Research.

For more information, please visit www.tut.fi/en – About TUT – Careers at TUT
(http://www.tut.fi/en/about-tut/careers-at-tut/index.htm)
(http://www.tut.fi/en/about-tut/quality-assurance/hr-excellence-in-research)

Tampere is counted among the major academic hubs in the Nordic countries and offers a dynamic living environment. Tampere region is one of the most rapidly growing urban areas in Finland and home to a vibrant knowledge-intensive entrepreneurial community. The city is an industrial powerhouse that enjoys a rich cultural scene and a reputation as a centre of Finland’s information society.
(http://visittampere.fi)
Salary: The salary will be based on both the job demands and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the Finnish University Salary System. In addition, TUT has implemented bonus systems.
Trial period: The appointment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a trial period of four months.
Other: Our aim is to have the selection process completed by the end of December 2017. The expected start date is from February 2018 onwards as mutually agreed upon by both parties.

The positions of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor will be filled for a fixed-term period. The length of the fixed-term period will be based on the University’s tenure track system. The fixed term period will contain an evaluation towards a possible promotion in the tenure track system. For more information, please refer to www.tut.fi/openpositions – Tenure track.
(http://www.tut.fi/en/about-tut/careers-at-tut/tenure-track/index.htm)
For more information, please contact: Dean of the Faculty Mika Grundström, email mika.grundstrom (at) tut.fi

If you have questions concerning the recruitment process, please contact HR Specialist Miia Haikonen, email miia.haikonen (at) tut.fi (available for queries from 19 July onwards).
How to apply: Applications must be submitted through the University’s online employment system. The closing date for applications is 28 August 2017 (at 24.00 EET / 21.00 UTC). Applications and all accompanying documentation should be written in English.

Applications should include the following documents (preferably in pdf format), which should be assembled according to TUT's instructions:

1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Research plan
3. List of publications
4. Teaching portfolio
5. References

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