Assistant or Associate Professor in Synthetic Nanochemistry, tenure track
The position starts on the 1st of August 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 nanoscience research on synthetic nanochemistry. Focus is on the synthesis of novel molecules, which are used in the development of nanomaterials, nanosized objects or nanomachines and further development of applications based on them. We emphasize connections with the current research directions in the Department of chemistry and Nanoscience Center (NSC) in the recruitment. However, the recruited Assistant/Associate professor should also bring new directions to the department’s and Nanoscience center’s research lines.
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.)
|Titel||Assistant or Associate Professor, in Synthetic Nanochemistry, tenure track|
|Employer||University of Jyväskylä|
|Job location||Seminaarinkatu 15, Jyväskylä|
|Veröffentlicht||Februar 23, 2021|
|Bewerbungsschluss||März 31, 2021|
|Jobart||Assistenzprofessur,   Tenure Track  |
|Fachbereiche||Nanotechnologie,   Molekularchemie,   Synthesechemie,   Nanochemie  |