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Tenure Track in Sensor Technology and Biomeasurements
The Faculty of Biomedical Science and Engineering at Tampere University of Technology (TUT) was formed in the beginning of 2017 by joining the research groups of TUT experienced in the areas of sensor technology and biomeasurements, biophysics, signal processing, imaging, biomaterials, tissue engineering, single cell biology, computational and systems biology, and computational neuroscience. Currently we have 16 full and tenure professors and 150 other staff. We provide education in bioengineering, electrical engineering and materials science degree programs via Majors and Minors of Biomedical Engineering, Bioimaging, Biomaterials, Biomeasurements, Computational Biology, Health Informatics Intelligent Microsystems, Micro Mechatronics, and Tissue Engineering.
The Faculty belongs to the BioMediTech Institute which is a joint research institute of TUT and University of Tampere. In the BioMediTech Institute, researchers whose interests lie in medical sciences and technologies, biology, and behavioral sciences have grounds for close collaborative multidisciplinary research. BioMediTech offers world-class research environment and support for innovation and commercialization of the research results (www.biomeditech.fi). This multidisciplinary environment provides a solid foundation for pursuing new discoveries and solutions that promote health and well-being. Professor Minna Kellomäki is the head of the BioMediTech Institute and the Dean of the Faculty of Biomedical Science and Engineering at TUT.
The Faculty of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering invites applications for tenure-track position in the field of:
Sensor technology and biomeasurements
The successful candidate will be hired on TUT’s tenure track at the rank of Assistant Professor 2nd term or Associate Professor. The level of appointment depends on the successful candidate’s record of scholarly achievements.
We are broadly interested in candidates who can readily complement our present expertise and activities. A successful candidate’s expertise is based on solid research that is related to sensor technology, microfabrication, and biomeasurements. The position can be tailored according to the specific expertise of the candidate. The candidate’s research interests can take several different perspectives on the sensor and measurement technology, including but not limited to research areas and topics such as:
The successful candidate is expected to:
All candidates considered for a tenure track position are expected to:
We appreciate a strong publication track record and experience in acquiring research funding, experience in education, and collaboration activities in research networks and among companies.
For more information on the criteria for each level of TUT’s tenure track, please refer to www.tut.fi/openpositions – Tenure track.
We offer candidates the opportunity to join an innovative, multidisciplinary, and international research community at the BioMediTech Institute and Faculty of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering. We encourage active collaboration within TUT and BioMediTech Institute as well as with national and international partners. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop, lead and maintain a dynamic research programme leading to 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
Tampere is the largest inland city in the Nordic countries and one of three most rapidly growing regions in Finland. Today, the city is best known for its high tech expertise and extensive know-how in various fields. The city is an industrial powerhouse that enjoys a rich cultural scene and a reputation as a centre of Finland’s information society (https://visittampere.fi/).
The salary will be based on both the job requirements and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the Finnish University Salary System (YPJ).
Typical annual starting salaries:
- the position of Assistant Professor, 2nd term: 45,500-53,500 EUR per year
- the position of Associate Professor: 52,800-61,500 EUR per year
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The appointment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a trial period of four months.
The expected start date is January 2018 or 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.
Dean of the Faculty, Minna Kellomäki, tel. +358 40 706 6312. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR specialist Päivi Peltonen, tel. +358 40 563 9729.
Contact by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be submitted through the University’s online employment system. The closing date for applications is 11 June 2017 (at 24.00 EET / 21.00 UTC). Applications and all accompanying documentation should be written in English.
Applications should include the following documents:
1. Curriculum Vitae (.doc, .pdf) assembled according to TUT’s instructions
2. Research plan assembled according to TUT’s instructions
3. List of publications assembled according to TUT’s instructions
4. Teaching portfolio assembled according to TUT’s instructions
5. References assembled according to TUT’s instructions