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Postdoctoral Researcher (Industrial Management)

Laboratory of Industrial and Information Management is looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of Industrial Management for a fixed period of two years.

The position is suitable for talented academics with the motivation and a proven ability to engage in high quality research leading to publications in internationally recognized journals, and readiness to teach postgraduate courses in industrial management, particularly in the areas of project management and project business.

Center for Research on Operations, Projects, and Services (CROPS)

The postdoctoral researcher will work in CROPS which engages in research addressing the renewal of the global industrial field from multiple perspectives including (but not limited to), management of complex projects, management of project-based firms, management of supply networks, and provisioning of industrial services. CROPS combines the expertise of two tenured full professors (Miia Martinsuo and Jussi Heikkilä), two assistant professors (Tuomas Ahola and Mohammad Moshtari) and approximately ten other academic individuals in different stages of their academic careers.

Job description: The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral researcher is to engage in research in the broad research domain of “renewal of project business” under guidance of assistant professor (tenure track) Tuomas Ahola, and in collaboration with other members of the Center for Research on Operations, Projects, and Services (CROPS). It is also expected that research to be carried out by the postdoctoral researcher results in articles published in relevant academic journals. While the advertised position is primarily research-based, the postdoctoral researcher is also expected to participate in the development of new research initiatives and teaching provided by the laboratory as well as general activities of the laboratory.
Requirements: The applicant should have a doctoral degree in industrial management or a related field. The applicant should be fluent in both written and verbal English.
We offer: TUT offers a multidisciplinary research and teaching environment. TUT also 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. 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).
Salary: The salary will be based on both the demands of the advertised position and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the University Salary System. According to the criteria applied to teaching and research staff the position of a postdoctoral researcher is placed on demand levels 5-6. In addition, employees receive performance-based salary.

Typical monthly starting salary 3326,61€-4079,08€.

Trial period: Trial period of 4 months applies.
Other: The position is filled for a fixed-term period of two years. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2018 at latest.
For more information, please contact: For more information, please contact Assistant Professor (tenure track) Tuomas Ahola (tuomas.ahola@tut.fi).

For more information on Center for Research for Operations, Projects, and Services (CROPS)
How to apply: Applications must be submitted through the University’s online application form in English. The closing date for applications is 31 January 2018.

Applications should include:
- motivation letter
- CV
- list of publications
- description of planned publications and
- description of teaching experience
In addition, applicants may include letters of reference

Please include all attachments as a single PDF file.
Additional information on attachments to applications.