University Teacher or University Lecturer (mathematics, 2 positions)

Employer
Tampere University of Technology
Location
Tampere, Finland
Salary
Finnish University Salary System.
Posted
Nov 15, 2017
Closes
Jan 14, 2018
Ref
http://www.tut.fi/en/about-tut/careers-at-tut/
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty

The faculty of Natural Sciences is inviting applications for two university teacher or university lecturer positions in mathematics. 

The Faculty of Natural Sciences has a strong commitment to the highest level of scientific research, providing top-level education in undergraduate, master, and doctoral degree programmes. The main principle is to educate students who have strong basis in natural sciences and mathematics. 

The Laboratory of Mathematics offers core courses in mathematics to all students at TUT. The primary research areas include inverse problems, systems theory, applied logics and data mining, which are part of the research conducted in computational sciences in the Faculty of Natural Sciences at TUT. The Laboratory of Mathematics is committed to the continuous development of mathematics education and virtual learning environments. 

The Laboratory of Mathematics has currently approximately 30 employees, 50 per cent of whom are teachers. The duties of the university teacher and university lecturer are related to the research areas of the Laboratory. For more information on our priority areas, please go to http://www.tut.fi/en/about-tut/index.htm

The successful candidates appointed to the position of university teacher and university lecturer, respectively, will educate future professionals on TUT’s vibrant campus. We have modern teaching and research facilities and encourage employees to actively seek professional growth, among others, by attending the pedagogical training programmes available at TUT.  

The responsibilities of the successful candidates will include teaching and research. They are also participating to administration and the development of education. The teaching personnel is expected to supervise students writing bachelor’s theses and master’s theses. The background of the successful candidates may be taken into consideration in the assignment of their specific teaching areas.  

In addition, the candidate appointed as university lecturer will participate in providing supervision to doctoral students working on their dissertations, assume an active role in processes concerning theses commissioned by companies, and promote the integration of research and teaching.  

Proficiency in Finnish and English is required to provide high-quality education and academic supervision to students who are working on their theses within our international campus community.