The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Science, is a multi- and interdisciplinary research unit based in physics, chemistry, meteorology, forest sciences, environmental sciences and social sciences at the University of Helsinki. INAR aims to strengthen the internationally leading, integrated multidisciplinary research and education environment for atmospheric and Earth system science, and to provide scientific results for national and international environmental and climate policy. It performs multiscale research from molecular to global scales, and focuses on climate change, air quality, biogeochemical cycles and ecosystem processes. INAR has INAR Finland Network partners at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, University of Eastern Finland and Tampere University.
The Department of Computational Engineering (COPE) of the LUT School of Engineering Science (LENS) at LUT University, Lappeenranta Campus, specialises in inverse problems and computer vision and pattern recognition. The department is a part of the Centre of Excellence of Inverse Modelling and Imaging 2018-2025, funded by the Academy of Finland. The research group at LUT is internationally known for its expertise in Bayesian estimation and learning methods, as well as for the development of data assimilation methods. We work in seamless collaboration with the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI).
The Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki and School of Engineering Science, LUT invite applications for the position of
PROFESSOR OR ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES AND APPLIEDMATHEMATICS
The professorship in atmospheric sciences and applied mathematics is a joint position of the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth system Research, (INAR), Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki and Department of Computational Engineering (COPE) of the LUT School of Engineering Science (LENS) at LUT University. The position is located in Lahti Campus.
The duty of the professorship is to promote the collaboration of HU and LUT units, combining the atmospheric sciences at HU and the modelling methodologies studied at LUT. Especially the focus is on modelling methods applicable for understanding atmospheric phenomena. The person appointed to the professorship must present strong research merits in applied mathematics and/or atmospheric sciences (modelling and/or data analysis). Examples of the topics and areas of expertise are the following:
We expect evidence of successful project work and research collaboration. Proof of and potential in high-impact international publishing and the experience and prospects of acquisition of competitive external funding is valued. Collaboration with businesses and/or public sector is considered as an advantage. Documented cross-disciplinary and international cooperation is considered an advantage. The professor must be ready to shape the research field as needed based on the demands of the local education and research, and to collaborate across engineering and business disciplines within LUT and atmospheric sciences in HU. The duties include basic and advanced education in topics belonging to computational sciences. We provide international education, and the master-level education is arranged in English.
The duties related to the field of research include the following:
The position is situated at the assistant/associate/full professor level of the tenure track and will be filled through an open application process for a fixed term of 3-5 years (assistant or associate professor) or as a permanent position (full professor
). The position starts with a six-month trial period.
A professor must hold a doctoral degree and have high-level academic qualifications and experience in heading scientific research. The professor must also be able to provide research-based teaching of high quality, supervise dissertations and theses as well as evidence of international cooperation in the field. Strong evidence in application-oriented projects is considered an advantage. In the appointment, attention will be paid to the applicant's merits, which are defined in the tenure track system of the University of Helsinki and/or LUT University.
In this position, oral and written fluency in English is required. The applicant must also be prepared to acquire Finnish skills sufficient for carrying out the duties within a reasonable amount of time. The required language skill level is defined by the professor's supervisor together with the person appointed to the professorship.
Annual gross salary for an assistant/associate professor amounts to 50,000 - 68,500 euros and for full professor to 64,000 - 96,000 euros.
Applications must have the following (in English):
On the Faculty’s request, short-listed applicants should prepare to submit up to 10 publications of their choice to be sent to assessors after the application period. The publications shall be submitted the University of Helsinki Recruitment System upon request of the Faculty.
Please submit your application using the University of Helsinki Recruitment System via link Apply for the position at https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/professor-or-assistantassociate-professor-atmospheric-sciences-and-applied-mathematics.
Applicants who are employees of the University of Helsinki are requested to leave their application via the link https://msap.helsinki.fi.
The deadline for applications is November 2nd, 2021.
Further information may be obtained
|Title||Professor or assistant/associate professor in atmospheric sciences and applied mathematics|
|Job location||Skinnarilankatu 34, 53850 Lappeenranta|
|Published||October 1, 2021|
|Application deadline||November 2, 2021|
|Job types||Professor,   Assistant / Associate Professor  |
|Fields||Algorithms,   Atmospheric Chemistry,   Atmospheric Sciences,   Applied Mathematics  |