Senior Lecturer in Computer Applications
Hame University of Applied Sciences

Senior Lecturer, Computer Applications

Häme Unversity of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Finland

Applications are invited to the fulltime post of Senior Lecturer within the degree programme in Computer
Applications. The job will start on 1 st of August 2021 or by separate agreement.

We do expect that you are well versed within the topic of computer science, and especially that
programming and data science are topics which are close to your heart. You do not need to be an expert
at everything but you definately need to be a team player at heart. We organize teaching around teams of
teachers, not around individuals, and believe firmly that together we achieve the best results for our

On top of being a subject-matter expert, we expect you to be familiar with flipped learning as a method of
teaching. Our teaching revolves around projects and hands-on exercises, and we value your ability to
work closely with students coaching them forwards in their learning. Teaching experience at a university,
or university of applied sciences, is also highly appreciated.

We require you to possess a masters degree in a relevant field of study, and be competent in English
language. As our students come from different cultural backgrounds having experience in working with an
international groups of students is considered an advantage. We assume you have practical experience
within your profession, and are knowledgeable of the current developments within the field. Your ability to
network and develop partnerships with external organizations will also be relevant.

Our strategy HAMKVISIO2030 offers an inspiring and challenging goal in a constantly changing and
evolving university environment. On campuses, we work in modern workspaces, supporting each other's
development. At HAMK, you can use e.g. versatile occupational well-being and exercise services, as well
as more extensive occupational health care services than required by law.
Teaching will be organised in Hämeenlinna, Finland.

We are more than happy to give more information about this position so please do not hesitate to contact

The qualification requirements for a Senior Lecturer at a university of applied sciences in Finland are in
accordance with Decree 1129/2014, Section 17. A Senior Lecturer is also required to have 60 credits or
35 study weeks of pedagogical studies. Notwithstanding this, a Senior Lecturer may be recruited on the
condition that they will complete the required pedagogical studies within three years from the start of their

Qualification requirements in Finnish: Sen lisäksi, mitä asetuksessa ammattikorkeakouluista (1129 / 2014)
17 §:ssä on säädetty ammattikorkeakoulun opettajien kelpoisuusvaatimuksista, vaaditaan lehtorilta, että
hänellä on suoritettuna vähintään 60 opintopisteen tai vähintään 35 opintoviikon laajuiset opettajan
pedagogiset opinnot. Tämän estämättä lehtorin työsuhteeseen voidaan ottaa henkilö ehdolla, että hän
kolmen vuoden kuluessa työsuhteen alkamisesta suorittaa vaaditut opettajan pedagogiset opinnot.

Häme University of Applied Sciences

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution situated
centrally in the most populated area of southern Finland. We offer inspiring higher education and
customer-oriented applied research. The main aim of internationalisation at HAMK is to increase the
international competence of students, teachers and other staff and to develop internationalisation within
the surrounding region.

Contact information

Further information may be obtained from Tapani Honkanen, Head of Degree Program, by phone +358
400 422 146 or by email

Applications are to be sent electronically via by 4th of April 2021 at the latest:

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