ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN CHEMISTRY, tenure track
The position starts on the 1st October 2021 or as soon as possible after that. Assistant Professor’s position is defined for a fixed-term of 3 to 5 years and a position of Associate Professor is defined for a fixed-term of 5 years.
Tasks and qualifications
The Assistant / Associate Professor is responsible for research and teaching tasks related to his/her research area. We are looking for a talented individual carrying out internationally high-level research in the recovery of valuable organic compounds and the refinement of bio-based materials as well as organic analytics relating the study area.
We are looking for an expert who will develop the overall analysis and refinement methods of organic value substances claimed from biomass as well as advance their utilization and refinement into high value products. We emphasize connections with the current research directions in the Department of chemistry in the recruitment. However, the recruited Assistant/Associate professor should also bring new directions to the department’s research lines such as utilizing artificial intelligence or robotics in the research.
An Assistant / Associate Professor’s duties include teaching tasks at the basic, subject and advanced level of the Department of Chemistry. The continuous development of teaching and administrative tasks related to education and other academic responsibilities are also part of an assistant / associate Professor’s duties. The assistant/associate professor supervises both undergraduate and postgraduate theses and acquires external funding to maintain a research group.
We expect excellent evidence of international-level scientific research and publishing, international networking, fundraising, and teaching. Learn more about the general conditions for the position of Assistant / Associate Professor.
What do we offer?
The university supports the beginning of the assistant/associate professorship in forming a research group and implementing the research plan. The department of chemistry and Nanoscience Center offer excellent facilities for synthetic laboratory work and characterization including NMR (up to 800 MHz), mass spectrometry, X-ray diffraction, nanocharacterization, optical spectroscopy, thermal analysis etc. We support success on the career path. For more information, see the tenure track career path steps and criteria in the Faculty of Mathematics and Science website.
The Faculty is committed to fairness, consistency and transparency in selection decisions, and undertakes the recommendations for the responsible evaluation of a researcher in Finland. We appreciate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, such as occupational health care, flexible working hours, excellent sports facilities as well as several restaurants and cafés on campus with staff discounts. Finland provides one of the most advanced and comprehensive social security in the world. It includes for example sickness benefits, various family benefits and a comprehensive healthcare system. Please read more about working at the University of Jyväskylä, the City of Jyväskylä and living in Finland.
A competent and prosperous scientific community
At the University of Jyväskylä, you are a respected member of the university community. You get the opportunity to learn from your colleagues and meet high-level researchers from the full spectrum of science and humanities. Here the barriers between disciplines are low, and we encourage our employees to cross them in their daily work. We offer you meaningful career where you can make a real impact not only in your field, but also to society.
You will become part of our international and multidisciplinary community where the wellbeing of everyone is important. We provide a good setting for a mobile and healthy lifestyle on and around campus. Jyväskylä region offers an excellent balance between ambitious work and chance to relax after work, with beautiful nature and various sport and cultural activities within close distance from home and work.
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Salaries are based on job demands and employees’ performance following the Finnish University Salary System. A holiday bonus is paid to all employees. There is a trial period of six months at the start of the period of employment.
How to apply
The application should include:
(the name of the applicant must always be mentioned in the file name, all the documents should be on PDF format.)
Applicants are kindly asked to submit their applications using the online application form by 16.5.2021.
For further information, please contact the head of the Department of Chemistry Professor Mika Pettersson: email@example.com, phone +358 50 3109969.
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Jyväskylä focusses on advancing scientific frontiers through fundamental research, which also provides a foundation for innovations. We train highly qualified personnel with strong chemistry skills from undergraduate students to post-doctoral research fellows. In research, we value open-minded curiosity and interdisciplinary co-operation.The Department of Chemistry’s diverse research interests are categorised into four Core Research Areas — Functional Molecules and Materials, Chemical Nanoscience, Circular Economy and Chemistry Education — that go beyond the traditional sub-disciplines of chemistry. Our Principal Investigators and their research groups are active in more than one Core Research Area, thereby efficiently using our broad research infrastructure. Collaboration with other Departments and Faculties is also fostered, primarily through joint research projects in nanoscience, bioresources and circular economy. Many of our research actions are carried out with national and international enterprises and partners, and our Department frequently hosts visiting students, trainees and researchers. We focus our research efforts on areas with relevance to a broad range of real-world challenges and value the role of fundamental research in advancing scientific frontiers and providing the foundation for many innovations.
The Department of Chemistry is part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Science.
The University of Jyväskylä is a human-centered environment of 2,500 experts and 14,500 students. Our goal is to create wisdom and wellbeing for all. We cultivate the skills, knowledge and passion needed to live wisely for the benefit of humanity. An open dialogue between research, education and society is our driving force. We cherish this balance and believe it is essential that each member of the community thrives and has opportunities to develop and grow. Our naturally beautiful campus is located in the heart of the city of Jyväskylä. The University of Jyväskylä is the third largest employer in Central Finland.
|Titel||Assistant or Associate Professor in Chemistry, tenure track|
|Employer||University of Jyväskylä|
|Job location||Seminaarinkatu 15, Jyväskylä|
|Gepubliceerd||april 7, 2021|
|Sluitingsdatum||mei 16, 2021|
|Functietypes||Universitair (hoofd)docent,   Tenure Track  |
|Vakgebieden||Geneeskundige chemie,   Nanotechnologie,   Materiaalchemie,   Organische chemie,   Biochemie,   Analytische chemie,   Atmosferische chemie,   Katalyse,   Chemische biologie,    and 27 more. Chemische thermodynamica,   Chemo-informatica,   Elektrochemie,   Milieuchemie,   Immunochemie,   Anorganische chemie,   Wiskundige chemie,   Moleculaire chemie,   Nanobiochemie,   Nucleaire chemie,   Organometaalchemie,   Petrochemie,   Photochemistry,   Fysische chemie,   Fytochemie,   Polymeerchemie,   Radiochemie,   Solid-state chemie,   Spectroscopie,   Oppervlaktechemie,   Theoretische chemie,   Thermochemie,   Kunstmatige intelligentie,   Robotica,   Computationele chemie,   Synthetische chemie,   Nano-scheikunde  |