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

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

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.

FAST-Lab at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences is led by Prof. Jose L. Martinez Lastra and is part of the Unit of Automation Technology and Mechanical Engineering. The objective of FAST-Lab 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 looking for a Project Researcher and a Research Assistant to work within European research project, Zero Defects Manufacturing Platform, ZDMP. ZDMP aims at providing an extendable platform for supporting factories with a high interoperability level to cope with the concept of connected factories to reach the zero defects goal.
The work is mainly composed of following activities: To follow up with the activities of the project partners such as participating in teleconference meetings and workshops, to develop the required modules. The development include architecture review, programming and testing. Additionally, to participate in reporting by writing deliverables as needed.


Requirements

We appreciate the following:
• Computer skills in JAVA, JavaScript, NodeJS, Python
• Experience on developing software, including documentation using UML
• Strong knowledge about web services and industrial internet protocols
• Interest on factory automation, industrial informatics and robotics are plus
• English is the working language of the research group 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, should be ready to do MSc thesis.


We offer

The position of Project Researcher will be full-time and it will be filled for a fixed-term until December 31, 2022.The expected starting date is as soon as possible, as mutually agreed upon by both parties. A trial period of six (6) months apply to a new Project employee.

The salary of a Project Researcher 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 as soon as possible, or as mutually agreed upon by both parties. A trial period of two (2) months applies to an assistant.

The salary of a Research Assistant 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, which is based on study credits.

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 November 20, 2019 (at 23:59 EEST / 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:
• Curriculum Vitae according to TENK template
• Transcript of studies
• Motivation letter (incl. research directions)

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 cyberfyysisetjärjestelmät, robotiikka ja tekoäly. 
 


Tehtävänkuvaus

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


Hakuohjeet
Lue tarkemmat tiedot tehtävästä ja hakuohjeet yllä olevasta englanninkielisestä ilmoituksesta.
Jätäthän hakemuksesi yliopiston sähköisellä hakulomakkeella (linkki löytyy tämän ilmoituksen alta). Hakuaika tehtävään päättyy 20.11.2019 klo 23.59.

Application period starts: 2019-11-06 08:00Application period ends: 2019-11-20 23:59