Opening For Tenure Track/Tenured position - Aalto

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Opening For Tenure Track/Tenured position - Aalto

Aalto University is a new university with over a century of experience. Created from a high-profile merger between three leading universities in Finland – the Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki University of Technology and the University of Art and Design Helsinki – Aalto University opens up new possibilities for strong multidisciplinary education and research. The university has 20 000 students and a staff of 5 000 including 350 professors.

Aalto University School of Chemical Technology invites applications for:

Tenure Track or tenured position in BIOCHEMISTRY

The post is located at the Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology. The core competence of the department combines industrial biotechnology with chemical technology and engineering. Research and teaching of the department is committed to sustainable and efficient refining and use of natural resources. The new professorship strengthens the competence of Aalto University in the emerging field of the bio-economy.

For more information about the department, please go to: http://chemtech.aalto.fi/en/

The applicants are expected to have an outstanding record of research and teaching in biochemistry and applications thereof comprising of e.g. properties and functions of biological molecules as well as functions of biological systems and networks. Experiences in biotechnology education and technology development are considered to be a merit.

Throughout their careers, those in the academic tenure track system are expected to exercise and guide scientific research, to provide related higher academic education, to follow the advances of their field, to participate in service to the Aalto University community, and to take part in societal interaction and international collaboration in their field.

Applicants are expected to have doctoral degree in a relevant field.

The applicants will be reviewed on the basis of their research, teaching and academic leadership and activity in scientific community.

The closing date for applications is February 28th 2015.

To see the complete position description, please go to http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/jobs/.
More information on the Aalto tenure track system is available at aalto.fi/en/tenuretrack.