7 Postdoc positions at Tampere University of Technology, Finland (2016)

Postdoctoral fellowships (7 positions) in multiple disciplines studied at the Tampere University of Technology, Finland: The University is seeking to fill 7 postdoctoral fellowship positions with promising researchers who are in the beginning of their career. The aim is to support highly qualified postdoctoral researchers who are outstanding in their field and to strengthen the scientific profile of TUT.

TUT’s research activities focus on four profile areas:

  • Digital operating environment,
  • Energy- and eco-efficiency,
  • Health technology and
  • Light-based technologies.

Key tasks involved: The research tasks will be specified to suit the candidate’s interest and expertise. The research work will be conducted in one of the existing research groups at TUT. The candidates are requested to identify the research group they wish to join. To find out more about TUT’s research groups please visit the departments’ web pages: http://www.tut.fi/en/about-tut/departments/index.htm.

Key Requirements / Qualificatios: The call is open to postdoctoral researchers who

•hold an applicable doctoral degree
(the dissertation must be submitted and proof must be available by 1 March 2016.)
• have completed their doctoral degree no longer than 4 years* prior to the deadline
(degree certificate issued 15.1.2012–1.3.2016).
• have not lived in Finland for longer than 12 months during the last 36 months before the deadline

*For applicants with children, 1 year per child will be added to the permitted duration.

The applicant should be able to plan and conduct research work independently. We especially appreciate researchers with international academic experience.

Key features: 

The University offers a multidisciplinary research and teaching environment. 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. 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)

Tampere is one of the major academic hubs in the Nordic countries and offers a dynamic living environment. Tampere region is one of the three 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://www.visittampere.fi)

Salary: The salary will be based on both the job demands 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 the job demands level 5, meaning a salary in the range of 2,900–4,100 euros/month, depending on the researcher’s experience.

More Information: For further information concerning research work, please contact the research group relevant to your field of interest. For information on general issues, please contact the coordinator Laura Himanen (available 15-22 December and 4-15 January) laura.himanen(at)tut.fi, +358 40 198 1834.

Weblink: http://www.tut.fi/en/home

How to apply: Applications must be submitted through the University’s electronic application system. The closing date for applications is 15 January 2016 (23:59 EET (GMT+2)). Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae including the list of publications, and a research plan (max 5 pages). Please note that no other attachments are required for this call.

Date: The position is filled from the beginning of March 2016 or as soon as possible.

Apply here: Fill he form.