Assistant professor of Software Engineering Lappeenranta University of Technology School of Engineering Science Finland

Title:Assistant professor of Software Engineering

Company: LUT School of Engineering Science



The position is situated at the assistant/associate levels of the tenure track system and it is filled for a four-year fixed term.The duties of the professor include, where appropriate, basic and advanced education in the key areas of software engineering. The duties also include the promotion of research on software-related topics in LUT's key strategic areas and in cooperation with all of LUT's schools and with national and international partners. According to the research strategy of the LUT School of Engineering Science, advanced education emphasises method development as part of clean energy production, the circular economy, sustainable business and the establishment of spin-off companies. The professor is expected to contribute to launching software engineering research and education at the LUT Lahti Campus.


The appointment process description explains the qualification requirements and tenure track appointment criteria.

How to apply

The application and its appendices must be in English. The application must include:

A curriculum vitae
A copy of your doctoral diploma
A full list of publications, including the total number of publications, citations and H-index in Google Scholar, Web of Science and Scopus, and a Scopus ID.
Publications for evaluation by experts (max. 10)
A separate list of the publications submitted for expert evaluation
A teaching portfolio or an equivalent account of your teaching qualifications
An account of your merits and activities of significance to the vacancy (max. 3 pages)
An account of your vision on the development of education, research and projects in the field of the professorship in LUT University (max. 3 pages)
Please specify the tenure track level applied to.

The deadline for applications is 2 June 2019 at midnight, Finnish local time, UTC +3 h). Please submit your application by filling out the online form.

Trial period

The work starts with a six-month trial period.

Further information

For further information on the duties, please contact Professor Kari Smolander, tel. +358 40 546 3493, University of Technology LUT. LUT's Trailblazer strategy is searching for answers to four key questions: Are we going to burn up everything? Is humanity condemned to suffer from the water it has polluted? Will waste be the grave of our future? Will we let Europe degenerate to the world's back yard? No. We will lead the way with a trailblazer spirit. We have been ranked among the world's top universities (Times Higher Education and QS rankings). We are compact by size, with intensely focused operations. Combining technology and business, we have served as an academic forerunner since 1969. Our international science community encompasses 6,500 students and experts.

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