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LUT University

Assistant/associate professor (tenure track) in sociotechnical transition in services

2022-01-06
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LUT School of Engineering Science is looking for a professor in sociotechnical transition in services.

The position is situated at the assistant/associate levels of the tenure track system and it will be filled for a fixed four-year term.

We are looking for a professor specialising in the challenges and opportunities of sociotechnical transitions in services in the field of the industrial engineering and management. The position is based in Lahti, Finland. The professorship will reinforce the school's innovation management research and education. 

The person appointed to the position must present strong research merits in sociotechnical transitions, services, and innovation management.

For instance, the following application or topic areas are considered an advantage:

  • service innovations
  • sociotechnical transitions 
  • implementation of emerging technologies 
  • human-technology interaction in services and user involvement

The person appointed to the professorship must also present strong proof of successful project work, funding acquisition, and research collaboration with the public and private sectors. Experience of the Finnish business environment is considered an advantage.

The duties include education at the Bachelor's and Master's levels in the key areas of industrial engineering and management. 

The duties related to the field of research also include the following: 

  • planning and implementation of undergraduate and postgraduate education
  • supervision of final theses and postgraduate studies
  • active collaboration with businesses 
  • collaboration with actors in the Lahti region
  • societal interaction
  • participation in regional and national development projects as an expert
  • preparation and management of national and international research and education projects, including funding acquisition
  • high-impact international research
  • increasing awareness in a way that serves industry and the economy
  • taking part in the preparation of projects in other LUT units as an expert
  • general administrative work related to the university's operation

The salary is determined according to the salary system for university teaching and research personnel. The pay will include an individual pay component based on performance and competence. The annual salary range of assistant/associate professors is approximately 41600–76200 euros (gross income including holiday bonus) depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

The appointment process description explains the qualification requirements and tenure track appointment criteria.

The application and its appendices must be in English. The application must include: 

  1. A curriculum vitae (max. 10 pages)
  2. A copy of your doctoral diploma
  3. A full list of publications, including the total number of publications in Scopus and Google Scholar, the total number of citations, the h-index, Scopus ID and Google Scholar profile address 
  4. A separate list of the publications submitted for expert evaluation (max. 10)
  5. All the publications listed for evaluation by experts (max. 10) 
  6. A teaching portfolio or an equivalent account of your teaching qualifications
  7. An account of your merits and activities of significance to the vacancy (max. 3 pages)
  8. An account of your on the development of education, research and projects in the field of the professorship at LUT University (max. 3 pages).

Please specify the tenure track level applied to. The work starts with a six-month trial period.

The closing date for applications is 6 January 2022  at midnight, Finnish local time (UTC + 2 h). 

Please submit your application by filling out the online form.

Further information, please contact Professor Marko Torkkeli, tel. +358 40 761 1223, marko.torkkeli@lut.fi.

Join our team of trailblazers. Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which we at LUT University seek new solutions with our expertise in technology and business. We help society and businesses in their sustainable renewal. Our international community consists of 6500 members. Our modern campuses are in Lappeenranta and Lahti. Video of our strategy: https://youtu.be/PpFawdT8CDE 

Technical support for the recruitment system: recruitment@lut.fi.

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Application period starts: 2021-11-22 08:00Application period ends: 2022-01-06 23:59

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Title
Assistant/associate professor (tenure track) in sociotechnical transition in services
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Location
Skinnarilankatu 34, Finland
Published
2021-11-23
Application deadline
2022-01-06
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