Project Researcher and Research Assistant (Factory Automation, CHARM), 2 positions / Projektitutkija ja tutkimusapulainen (tehdasautomaatio, CHARM), 2 tehtävää

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FAST-Lab at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences is led by Prof. Jose L. Martinez Lastra and is part of Automation Technology and Mechanical Engineering. The objective of unit is the seamless knowledge integration of humans and machines/robots creating smart environments by capitalising the advances on Information and Communication Technologies. FAST-Lab does research in Automation, Industrial Informatics, Industrial Cyberphysical Systems, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. The main application domains for our research are Factory Automation, Healthcare Automation and Smart Mobility building the future Smart Factories, Smart Healthcare and Smart Cities.

Job description

FAST-Lab is searching for 1 Project Researcher and 1 Research Assistant to work for a H2020 European research project entitled “Challenging environments tolerant Smart systems for IoT and AI (CHARM). CHARM aims develop Electronics Components and Systems technologies that tolerate harsh industrial environments. The project focus is on real industrial challenges from different types of end use industries. 

The work is mainly composed of the following tasks: To follow up with the activities of the project partners such as participating in teleconference meetings and workshops, to research and finally develop the required sw modules. The developments include: Architecture review, programming and testing. Additionally, it is mandatory to participate in reporting the project’s advances by writing deliverables etc.

Requirements

The following knowledge and skills are welcome:

  • Computer skills in JAVA, JavaScript, NodeJS, Python
  • Experience on developing software, including documentation using UML 
  • Strong knowledge on web services and industrial internet protocols
  • Interest on factory automation, industrial informatics and robotics will be valued
  • English is the working language of the research group and of the research project, therefore fluency in English, both written and oral, are considered essential
  • MSc students: Majoring in factory automation and industrial informatics, having completed at least 75% of major study block, could be considered for completing their MSc thesis

We offer

The position of Project Researcher will be full-time and it will be filled for a fixed-term until May 31, 2023.

The expected starting date is June 1st 2020, or as otherwise mutually agreed upon by both parties. A trial period of six months applies to a new employee.

The salary will be based on both the job demands and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the University Salary System. 

The position of Project Researcher is placed on the job demand level 2/3 (the demand level chart for the teaching and research staff). In addition, employees will receive performance-based salary.

The position of the Research Assistant will be part-time and it will be filled for a fixed-term for 6 months. 

The expected starting date is June 1st 2020, or as otherwise mutually agreed upon by both parties. A trial period of two months applies to an assistant.

The salary will be based on both the job demands and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the University Salary System. 

The position of Research Assistant is placed on the job demand level 1 (the demand level chart for the teaching and research staff). In addition, employees will receive performance-based salary.

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.

We are inviting you to be a part of an active and truly international research community allowing you to develop your skills. We have a strong commitment to the highest level of scientific research and the provision of high-quality doctoral education.

How to apply

Please submit your application through our online recruitment system. The closing date for applications is February 23, 2020 (at 23:59 EET / 20:59 UTC). Applications and all accompanying documentation should be written in English, and in PDF format. Please note that applicants may be invited to participate to an interview throughout the application time and therefore we encourage to apply as soon as possible.

Applications should include the following documents:

For more information, please contact: Project Manager, Anne M. Korhonen, tel. +358 50 300 2500, email: anne.m.korhonen (at) tuni.fi

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FAST-Lab. -tutkimusryhmä hakee projektitutkijaa ja osa-aikaista tutkimusapulaista. FAST-Lab:n tavoite on tietojen saumaton yhdistäminen ihmisten ja koneiden/robottien välillä. Luomme älykkäitä ympäristöjä, joissa hyödynnetään uusinta tieto- ja viestintätekniikkaa. FAST-Lab:n tutkimusalueita ovat tehdasautomaatio, teollisuuden informatiikka, teollisuuden cyberfyysiset järjestelmät, robotiikka ja tekoäly.  

Tehtävänkuvaus

FAST-Lab. etsii yhtä projektitutkijaa ja yhtä tutkimusapulaista työskentelemään eurooppalaisessa H2020- tutkimushankkeessa, ”Challenging environments tolerant Smart systems for IoT and AI” (CHARM). CHARM tähtää kehittämään ECS teknologioita, jotka kestävät haastavia teollisuusympäristöjä. Projektin konsepti keskittyy eri teollisuuden aloilta nousseiden todellisten haasteiden ympärille.

Projektitutkijan ja tutkimusapulaisen tehtävät muodostuvat erilaisista tutkimusprojektin tehtävistä, kuten puhelinneuvotteluihin ja työpajoihin osallistumisesta sekä softan kehitystyöstä, joka sisältää arkkitehtuurin katselmoinnin, ohjelmoinnin ja testauksen. Lisäksi osallistuminen hankkeen suoritteiden kirjoittamiseen kuuluu työtehtäviin.

Hakuohjeet

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Application period starts: 2020-01-24 14:00Application period ends: 2020-02-23 23:59