Postdoctoral researcher, associate professor or professor of computer science (tenure track)
Åbo Akademi University, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology

Postdoctoral researcher, associate professor or professor of computer science (tenure track)


(The annoncement in English can be found  here  )


Åbo Akademi University is an internationally renowned research university with a broad Swedish-language education responsibilities in Finland. With its special Nordic presence has Åbo Akademi a prominent and recognized national and international standing in research and education.


Åbo Akademi University is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher (Assistant Professor, level 1), Assistant Professor (Associate Professor, level 2) or professor of computer science, starting 01/01/2018. The position is placed at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology in Turku. Tenure-track system means that the person recruited as a postdoctoral researcher or assistant professor is able to permanent employment and advancement to a professorship, ie the tenure track system's highest level. 

Tenure-track position will be at the main computer science related to information technology. The substance responsible for teaching courses in basic, intermediate and advanced studies and research studies and related supervision of theses at all levels.


The staff consists of the holders of this position, the two professors (one retires in February 2017), three academy lecturers, three university teacher, a university researcher, a postdoctoral researcher, and five graduate students. In addition to these there are several project staff (project researchers, graduate students and research assistants). The total workforce of about 40 people.


The position of activity is computer science, specifically included data science and dynamic modeling. Emphasis should also be placed on data analysis and applications, for example in medicine and biosciences.


Further information about the position, its area of responsibility, competence requirements and guidelines on how the application should be designed and employment procedure can be found in statement of employment .



The salary for postdoctoral researchers (Assistant Professor) are paid according to performance levels 5-6, the salary of assistant professor (Associate Professor) are paid according to performance levels 6-7 and the salary of a professor is paid according to requirement 8-10.Till the specific salary part will be a performance based on individual salary.



requirements for language proficiency for teaching posts at Åbo Akademi shown by the Universities Act 78 § (558/2009), as well as instruction on the knowledge of Swedish and Finnish required of teachers at the Åbo Akademi University (25.2.2010).


International applicants are particularly encouraged to apply, as Swedish skills are not a prerequisite for foreign applicants at the start of employment. Because the management and the language of instruction at the university is primarily Swedish, the recruited during their employment period to acquire such knowledge in Swedish that allow successful participation in education in Swedish and administrative assignments in the future.  


Application The written application, addressed to the Rector of Åbo Akademi University, Åbo Akademi shall be no later than Monday, March 13, 2017 at. 15:00 (Finnish time). Instructions on designing application found in the adopted 
account of the position .


The application, in English or Swedish (incl. Annexes in English), sent electronically to Mark the email "Job application, computer science (tenure track)".



Questions about the position can be directed to the head of the department computer science professor Ion Petre, tel. 02-215 3361,


Åbo Akademi University is working for a better gender balance and increased diversity in all personnel groups.

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