Lecturer in Structural Engineering Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering

Lecturer in Structural Engineering

 

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and 4 700 employees, 390 of which are professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

 

School of Engineering is an international unit with nearly 70 talented professors and 3400 full-time students. Currently, the department of Civil Engineering has 19 professors together with lecturers, post-doctoral researchers, doctoral students, and technical staff. In total, the number of personnel is about 110.


Aalto University, School of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for

 

Lecturer in Structural Engineering

 

The Aalto lecturer career system promotes high quality teaching by recruiting persons who can demonstrate excellent educational skills and scientific potential. Bases on the person’s experience and competence the appointment will be made to one of the three levels: University Teacher, University Lecturer, or Senior University Lecturer, on the Aalto University lecturer track.

 

Job description

 

In Aalto University, the lecturer career system is mainly for teachers who teach bachelor and master level programmes. Their main responsibility is teaching, which is complemented with agreed combination of research, tasks for scientific community, and academic leadership. Responsibilities also include instructing students, developing and planning curriculum and teaching together with professors and other teachers.

 

This full-time position is located at the Department of Civil Engineering. The lecturer´s duties include teaching in the Master’s programme Building Technology and Bachelor’s programme in Engineering, participating in the planning, coordination and development of teaching, theses instruction and administration.

 

Requirements

 

The person to be selected is required to have at least a master’s degree in the field of structural engineering that gives competence to teach structural design and analysis as a part of the process between architecture and structural engineering, evidence of success in teaching and ability to act as a team player. Research experience, doctor degree, and/or professional experience will be considered an advantage as well. Excellent English skills are required. Command of Finnish and Swedish languages is a benefit.

 

Salary 

The salary will be determined upon competence and experience of the chosen person following the salary system applied at Aalto University.

 

How to apply

 

Please submit your application through Aalto University´s e-recruitment system SAIMA (link 'Apply for this job´ at the bottom of this page) no later than 3rd December 2017. The application letter should be addressed to the Dean of Aalto University School of Engineering and the application should include

  • application letter in which the applicant demonstrates skills and abilities for application to the task 

  • CV

  • teaching portfolio 

  • list of publications  

  • five most important publications in pdf format

 

General instructions, language requirements and guideline of CV and a teaching portfolio can be found at: http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/tenure_track/for_applicant/.

 

Send all your documents in pdf form Lastname_Firstname_CV.pdf.

 

All application materials should be submitted in English. The Departmental Committee carrying out the recruitment process reserves the right to request the applicants to submit additional material if needed. Aalto University reserves the right to take into account also other potential candidates.



The Departmental Committee will choose applicants to visit the Department of Civil Engineering and to give teaching demonstrations during January or February 2018.

 

For more information please contact Professor, Head of Department Jari Puttonen jari.puttonen@aalto.fi , tel. +358 50 384 1782, or HR Coordinator Anu Virtanen, anu.k.virtanen@aalto.fi, tel. +358 50 406 4520 (application process).


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