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Three Professor or Assistant / Associate Professor Positions in Digital Design and in Industrial Automation (Mechanical and Automation Engineering)

2024-06-17 (Europe/Helsinki)
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The Faculty of Technology at the University of Turku is looking for three Professors or Assistant/Associate Professors (tenure track) who want to join us in building a new area of expertise at the University of Turku. The professorships are positioned at the Faculty of Technology in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, in the unit of Mechanical Engineering. We are aiming for a start date during the fall 2024 but we are flexible. 


Who we are looking for

We are looking for experts for three different positions in the areas of mechanical and automation engineering: two (2) professorships in Digital Design and one (1) professorship in Industrial Automation. 

For the first position in Digital Design, candidates are expected to have teaching and research experience in one or more of: design data management (CAD/CAE, PLM/PDM, ERP), digital twins, and the design of complex investments (e.g. ships or process plants) and the efficient use of design data throughout the investment lifecycle. Knowledge beyond traditional design disciplines and expertise in artificial intelligence and Industry 4.0 are considered an asset, as well as experience in the marine or process industries. 

For the second position in Digital Design, candidates are expected to have teaching and research experience in one or more of: CAD/CAE systems, structural mechanics, shape and structure simulation, topology optimization and design automation. Knowledge of materials, their properties and processing or artificial intelligence will be an advantage.  

For the Industrial Automation position, candidates are expected to have teaching and research experience in industrial automation systems, components and sensors. Knowledge of ERP/PDM/PLM/MES systems, hydraulics, pneumatics and the use of artificial intelligence in automation solutions are an advantage. 

We consider applicants’ merits broadly and value, for example, broad academic, professional, and societal networks; societal impact and outreach activities; experience in technology transfer; industrial and entrepreneurial experience; and multidisciplinary collaboration. In all positions, we require an active approach and genuine enthusiasm for teaching and developing education. We value teaching experience as well as pedagogical training. 

Based on the applicant's previous evidence, the position will be filled as an Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure track position or a permanent professor position (Full Professor). 

  • The position of Assistant Professor is looking for potential postdoctoral researchers and teachers who are at the beginning of their career path and who already have scientific evidence. 

  • When selected for the position of Associate Professor, international scientific evidence, teaching experience and societal impact are emphasized. In addition to these, we value evidence of obtaining research funding and business cooperation. 

  • The position of Full Professor is looking for experienced and internationally distinguished experts who already have excellent publication production and success in obtaining external funding.   


Benefits

Please read about University of Turku as an employee from our Come work with us! pages. 

How to apply 

Please submit your application through our online recruitment system. The closing date for applications is 17.6.2024 at 4 pm (Europe / Helsinki time zone). 

Guidelines: 
1) The guideline for applying and recruitment of a professor or an assistant / associate professor (tenure track) 
2) The guideline for tenure track at the UTU 

Please, attach all the documents listed in the guideline on page 2 to your application (pdf or zip). The application form also asks for "Development plans for the area concerning research, teaching and societal interaction", please note that this annex is not required in this call at this point. 

 

Salary and trial period 

The salary for this particular post is determined in accordance with the university salary system for teaching and research personnel (YPJ) when negotiating the employment contract. 

The position has a trial period of six months. 

 

Further information 

For further information about the positions, please contact Head of Department Jussi Kantola, jussi.kantola@utu.fi, mobile +358 50 570 6620. 

With questions about the application process, please contact Head of Faculty Administration Sanna Hirvola, sanna.hirvola@utu.fi.

The European Commission has awarded the University of Turku the right to use the HR Excellence in Research logo. The logo is a token of the University's commitment to continuous development of the position and working conditions of researchers according to the guidelines set forth in the European Charter for Researchers.  

The university offers good support and orientation for international hires. Please learn more about the Finnish culture and relocation to Finland: 

 

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering is a unique combination of mechanical engineering, materials engineering and industrial engineering and management with contemporary research and teaching. Our vision is to create trends. We take the needs of the community, business, society and the environment into account when actively guiding our activities in teaching, research and collaboration.

The Faculty of Technology is the newest faculty of the University of Turku, it was established in the beginning of 2021. The Faculty consists of the Department of Computing, Department of Biotechnology and the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. We have more than 2,000 graduate and postgraduate students and circa 400 employees, 50 of whom are professors. Our faculty is an international, multicultural and diverse work community.

The University of Turku is an inspiring and international academic community of 25,000 students and staff in Southwest Finland. We build a sustainable future with multidisciplinary research, education, and collaboration. With us, your work will have a significant impact and relevance in the changing world.

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Teknillinen tiedekunta on Turun yliopiston uusin tiedekunta, joka aloitti toimintansa 1. tammikuuta 2021. Tiedekunnassamme on kolme laitosta: tietotekniikan laitos, bioteknologian laitos sekä kone- ja materiaalitekniikan laitos. Meillä on yli 2000 perus- ja jatkotutkintoa suorittavaa opiskelijaa ja noin 400 työntekijää, joista 50 on professoreita. Tiedekuntamme on kansainvälinen sekä monikulttuurinen ja moninainen työyhteisö.

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Titolo
Three Professor or Assistant / Associate Professor Positions in Digital Design and in Industrial Automation (Mechanical and Automation Engineering)
Datore di lavoro
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TURUN YLIOPISTO Turku, Finlandia
Pubblicato
2024-05-07
Scadenza candidatura
2024-06-17 16:00 (Europe/Helsinki)
2024-06-17 15:00 (CET)
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