The University of Helsinki is among the leading multidisciplinary research universi-ties in the world. In addition to its 11 faculties, the University includes several in-dependent institutes, some of which are jointly operated with other universities. Some 35,000 students are currently pursuing an undergraduate or a postgraduate degree at the University of Helsinki.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science is the biggest university department of mathematical sciences in Finland. There approx-imately 110 employees and 13 Professors at the Department.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki invites applications for a
1) UNIVERSITY LECTURER IN MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS
2) UNIVERSITY LECTURER IN FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE MATHEMATICS
The positions will be filled permanently starting 1 September 2017.
The central responsibilities of the lecturer in mathematical statistics are research and teaching in this field, with more weight given to teaching. Excellent teaching skills and experience are required. The lecturer will mainly teach at the Bachelor's level and the teaching consists of lectures, tutorials, and supervision of theses and dissertations. Experience of teaching and research in at least one of the re-search areas of the department is a requirement. Experience of applications of statistics is a merit.
The central responsibilities of the lecturer in financial and insurance mathematics are research and teaching in this field, with more weight given to teaching. Excel-lent teaching skills and experience are required. The lecturer is expected to lead and develop the teaching of financial and insurance mathematics. The lecturer will mainly teach at the Master's level and the teaching consists of lectures, tutorials, and supervision of theses and dissertations.
The appointee to the university lectureship shall hold a doctoral degree relevant to the position and be able to provide high-quality teaching based on research and to supervise theses and dissertations.
When assessing the qualifications of the applicants, attention shall be paid to sci-entific publications and other research results of scientific value, teaching experi-ence and pedagogical training, the ability to produce learning materials, other teaching merits and, if necessary, a teaching demonstration.
According to the Government Decree on Universities, university lecturers are re-quired to be proficient in Finnish. They must also have at least satisfactory spoken and written skills in Swedish. Foreign citizens, non-native Finnish citizens or citi-zens who have not been educated in Finnish or Swedish may be exempted from this requirement without a separate application.
The salary will be based on levels 6-7 of the demands level chart for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a salary component based on personal work performance. The salary range will be 4 000 – 5 000 euros.
Applications must have the following enclosures (in English):
1) an academic portfolio approved by the Faculty (as set out at https://www.helsinki.fi/en/faculty-of-science/faculty/join-us/academic-p...
2) a list of those publications and other relevant documents on competence and merits that the applicant wishes to be taken into account in the selec-tion process.
Please submit your application using the University of Helsinki Recruitment Sys-tem via the link Apply for job. Applicants who are employees of the University of Helsinki are requested to leave their application via the SAP HR portal.
The dead line for applications is 31 July, 2017.
More information can be obtained from
Professor Mats Gyllenberg
Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, +358 2941 51480
Apply at latest 31.07.2017
Monday, July 31, 2017