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We are looking for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in social studies of science (tenure track levels 1-2). The position is in the degree programme of Social Sciences.
The Unit of Social Research is the largest unit in the Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC). Its key research themes are the transformation of social governance, social and societal processes and risks, and the challenges of well-being and sustainable development. The unit hosts six disciplines: social psychology, sociology, social policy, youth research, social anthropology and gender studies. The Social Research Unit also has four research centers: The Working Life Research Center (WRC), the Tampere Centre for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (TaSTI), the Childhood, Youth and Family Research Center (PERLA) and the Peace and Conflict Research Center (TAPRI).
In the degree programme of Social Sciences, the position will be placed in the Tampere Centre for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (TaSTI). Research conducted in the center focuses on local and global processes and structures of knowledge production and technological change.
We are seeking a highly motivated and accomplished academic who will
For both levels
The post requires fluency in English.
The following will be considered as additional advantages:
Initial appointment as assistant or associate professor is for five years and, subject to successful performance you will become a tenured member of faculty at the end of the first five-year period. You will be supported throughout the five-year period to ease transition to a permanent faculty position. A trial period of six months applies to all our new employees.
Salaries are based on the job demands and employees’ personal performance in accordance with the Finnish University Salary System. The minimum starting salary of an assistant professor will range between approx. 4020-4550 EUR/month and of an associate professor between approx. 4630-5240 EUR/month. Higher salaries may be agreed dependent upon experience and/or performance.
We offer you the opportunity to join our dynamic and innovative international community. As a member of staff at Tampere University, you will enjoy a range of competitive benefits, such as a flexible work schedule, good facilities for teleworking, a variety of affordable food and drink outlets across our campuses and a personal fund to spend on sports and cultural activities in your free time. Please read more about working at Tampere University.
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How to apply
Please submit your application through our online recruitment system. The closing date for applications is October 31, 2021 at 23.59 EEST (GMT+3).
Please write your application and all accompanying documents in English and attach them in PDF format. Applications should include the following documents:
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|Título||Assistant or Associate Professor in social studies of science /Tenure track|
|Job location||Kalevantie 4, 33100 Tampere|
|Publicado||septiembre 24, 2021|
|Fecha límite de solicitud||octubre 31, 2021|
|Tipos de trabajo||Profesor Asistente / Asociado,   Aspirante a contrato indefinido  |
|Campos||Sociología,   Antropología Social,   Estudios de Género,   Psicología Social,   Investigación Social,   Teoría Social,   Estudios de Niños y Jóvenes,   Trabajo Social  |