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The Faculty of Mathematics and Science is currently seeking candidates for
Assistant / Associate Professor position in Chemistry, tenure track, starting on 1 July 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a fixed term of five years with potential for promotion.
The Department of Chemistry is a key actor in the University of Jyväskylä's core areas of natural phenomena and mathematical thinking. The research areas of the department are chemical nanoscience, functional molecules and materials, chemistry in circular economy and chemistry education. The Department of Chemistry is part of the Ylistönrinne campus of the Faculty of Mathematics and Science, which houses high-quality laboratories suitable for chemical analysis, in addition to laboratories in the fields of biological and environmental sciences, physics and nanosciences. Our laboratory staff is professional and highly motivated. The Assistant Professor has access to a diverse research environment as well as a circular economy research ecosystem consisting of several research teams.
Responsibilities of the Assistant / Associate Professor include research and teaching related to his/her own research area. The person appointed to the position is expected to carry out internationally high-level research. Primarily we are looking for a person, with excellent track record, who’s research field focuses on analytics and extraction of organic compounds from biomass, in particular wetland biomass. Further refinement of extracted organic compounds to high-valued chemical products is also of interest. Especially for the period of first three years, the tasks are linked to the goals of VAPO refinery project, funded by Business Finland. In line with the research profile of the chemistry department, we are looking for a person, who carries out strong basic research and from that basis develops new methods for analysis, extraction and refinement of valuable organic compounds.
Teaching responsibilities include lectures and other courses from basic to advanced level, related to the Department of Chemistry. Additional tasks include advising students and supervising theses at the bachelor, master and post graduate levels. Responsibilities include also continuous development of teaching, as well as administrative duties.
Candidates should have an excellent record of conducting and publishing scientific research, establishing international networks, obtaining funding and teaching. Collaboration and networking with industry is considered advantageous. Please see the general requirements of the position. The qualification requirements should be met before the closing time of this call.
The University and the Department will support the formation of the research team and the implementation of the research plan both financially and by addressing needed technical support for the new group. We support your success in the tenure track-path, please read about the tenure track at the Faculty of Mathematics and science.
A position of Assistant Professor 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, (according to the tenure track model). At the conclusion of each fixed-term assignment, there will be an evaluation procedure to assess the employee's qualifications for promotion.
Salaries are based on the job demands and employees’ personal performance in accordance with the Finnish University Salary System. A holiday bonus is paid to all employees.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, such as occupational health care, flexible working hours, excellent sports facilities on campus and 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.
There is a trial period of six months at the start of the period of employment.
The application should include:
Please submit your application 10 April 2020 at the latest using the online application form.
The application period has been extended and those who have applied for the position earlier will be considered.
|Tittel||Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track) in chemistry|
|Employer||University of Jyväskylä|
|Job location||Seminaarinkatu 15, Jyväskylä|
|Publiseringsdato||mars 7, 2020|
|Søknadsfrist||april 10, 2020|
|Stillingstyper||Førsteamanuensis,   Tenure Track  |
|Fagområder||Medisinsk kjemi,   Nanoteknologi,   Materialkjemi,   Organisk kjemi,   Biokjemi,   Analytisk kjemi,   Atmosfærens kjemi,   Katalyse,   Kjemisk biologi,    and 25 more. Kjemisk termodynamikk,   Kjemoinformatikk,   Elektrokjemi,   Miljøkjemi,   Immunkjemi,   Uorganisk kjemi,   Matematisk kjemi,   Molekylær kjemi,   Nanobiokjemi,   Kjernekjemi,   Metallorganisk kjemi,   Petrokjemi,   Fotokjemi,   Fysikalsk kjemi,   Plantekjemi,   Polymerkjemi,   Radiokjemi,   Faststoffkjemi,   Spektroskopi,   Overflatekjemi,   Teoretisk kjemi,   Termokjemi,   Beregningskjemi,   Syntetisk kjemi,   Nanokjemi  |