Senior Research Fellow (Safety Management and Engineering)/Yliopistotutkija (Turvallisuusjohtaminen ja -tekniikka)

Together, Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences form a higher education community that places faith in people and scientific knowledge. Leading experts in the fields of technology, health and society are changing the world at Finland’s second largest multidisciplinary higher education institution.

The Center for Safety Management and Engineering (CSME), at the Faculty of Management and Business has been engaged in safety research since 1974, and our mission is to promote safety at the workplaces. We are part of the Industrial Engineering and Management Unit (IEM). The CSME research group’s research and teaching covers several topics such as safety and risk management, safety engineering, occupational health and safety (OHS), and environmental management. We provide M.Sc. (Tech) studies in Security and Safety Management (SAFER) as well as the major and minor studies in Safety Engineering and Management (M.Sc. and D.Sc.). We work in close cooperation with industrial companies, authorities and expert organizations in the field of safety and OHS. 

Job description

The Senior Research Fellow’s position focuses on senior research organization duties in the safety management and engineering field such as procurement of external research financing, planning and implementing research projects as well as social and academic special duties and co-operation. Moreover, it involves teaching and guiding of undergraduate and postgraduate students in Finnish and English, and participating in common tasks of the CSME and IEM. 

Requirements

The position is intended for senior researchers, who already have strong experience in the field. You should have a D.Sc. degree in Safety Management and Engineering or a related subject area. We expect a competence to pursue independent scientific work and related academic publishing as well as adequate teaching skills. Potential candidates must be capable of carrying out independent research at the international level. Competence must be demonstrated through several existing publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals and conferences. You should have good communication skills with proficient level of English, and are able to work in a team. We appreciate experience of engaging in national safety or OHS professional co-operation networks and research community as well as contacts to international research community.

We are looking for versatile and independent researcher with a solid background in safety management and engineering. We expect that you have experience in successfully applying external research funding and managing research projects. In case you have statistical studies and the ability to supervise M.Sc. and D.Sc. students that would be considered an advantage. 

We offer

The position will be filled as a permanent contract. The planned starting date is 1 January 2020 or as mutually agreed. A trial period of six months applies to all our new employees.

The salary will be based on both the job requirements and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the Finnish University Salary System. The position of a Senior Research Fellow is placed on the job demands levels 6-7 (teaching and research staff). A typical starting salary of Postdoctoral Research Fellow is around 4000-4500 EUR/month.

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. Please read more about working at Tampere University.

How to apply

Please submit your application through our online recruitment system. The closing date for applications is 21 October 2019 (at 23.59 EEST / 20.59 UTC). Please write your application and all accompanying documents in English and attach them in PDF format.

Applications should include the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae according to TENK guidelines

  • List of publications according to Academy of Finland guidelines

  • References from two people

  • Motivation letter (incl. research directions): 

    • 1-3 pages where you introduce yourself and present your qualifications.

    • Previous research fields and main research results

    • Future goals and research focus. Are there any specific projects and research issues you are primarily interested in.

For more information, please contact:

Professor Jouni Kivistö-Rahnasto, tel. +358 40 567 4676, jouni.kivisto-rahnasto(at)tuni.fi
University Instructor Sari Tappura, tel. +358 40 849 0365, sari.tappura(at)tuni.fi

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Tampereen yliopisto ja Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu muodostavat korkeakouluyhteisön, joka uskoo ihmiseen ja tieteeseen. Tekniikan, terveyden ja yhteiskunnan huippuosaajat muuttavat maailmaa Suomen toiseksi suurimmassa monitieteisessä ja innostavassa tutkimus- ja oppimisympäristössä.

Turvallisuuden johtaminen ja suunnittelu (CSME) -tutkimusryhmä etsii yliopistotutkijaa turvallisuusjohtamisen ja –tekniikan alalta.

CSME:ssä on tutkittu ja opetettu turvallisuustekniikkaa ja –johtamista vuodesta 1974, ja missionamme on edistää turvallisuutta työpaikoilla. CSME:n tutkimus ja opetus kattaa useita teema-alueita, kuten turvallisuusjohtaminen ja riskienhallinta, turvallisuustekniikka, työterveys ja –turvallisuus sekä ympäristöjohtaminen. Tarjoamme tekniikan alan opinnot kansainvälisessä Security and Safety Management (SAFER) maisteriohjelmassa. Lisäksi tarjoamme ainoana yliopistona Suomessa turvallisuustekniikan ja –johtamisen pää- ja sivuaineopinnot diplomi-insinöörin ja tekniikan tohtorin tutkintoon. Toimimme kiinteässä yhteistyössä teollisten organisaatioiden, viranomaisten sekä muiden turvallisuusalan asiantuntijoiden kanssa.

Tehtävänkuvaus

Tutkijatohtorin tehtäviin kuuluvat aihealueen tutkimus, tutkimuksen johtaminen ja täydentävän tutkimusrahoituksen hankinta, opetus suomen ja englannin kielellä sekä osallistuminen tutkimusryhmän ja yksikön yhteisiin tehtäviin.

Hakuohjeet

Löydät tarkemmat tiedot tehtävästä ja hakuohjeet yllä olevasta englanninkielisestä ilmoituksesta.
Jätäthän hakemuksesi yliopiston sähköisellä hakulomakkeella (linkki löytyy tämän ilmoituksen alta).
Hakuaika tehtävään päättyy 21.10.2019 klo 23.59.


Application period starts: 2019-10-04 09:00Application period ends: 2019-10-21 23:59