Faculty of Information Technology is currently seeking to recruit a
Postdoctoral Researcher, Computational Sciences, for a fixed-term period of 2 August 2021 – 31 July 2023
Tasks and qualifications
We are looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher for a research project where the goal is to systematically answer the question of how existing computers and future quantum machines should be exploited to the needs of information technology and computation. One of the central goals is to classify which type of problems fit best to quantum computers. The Postdoctoral Researcher's tasks include research work, organizing tasks related to the research project, high-quality and active publication of the topic, active preparation of further research projects, and procuring follow-up funding. Besides, the Postdoctoral Researcher will also participate in the faculty's teaching tasks as well as supervision of master theses, thus developing in his/her academic career.
Applicants are required to have a suitable doctoral degree. Previous experience and evidence of research related to this position's content are considered an advantage for the applicant. We value an ability to high-level publishing, active participation in procuring research funding, and interest in teaching and supervision of master theses and the research work.
The duties, qualification requirements and language skills of a Postdoctoral Researcher are stipulated by the University of Jyväskylä Regulations and language skills guidelines. According to Finnish law, a non-native university teaching and research staff member can be granted an exemption from the requirement of Finnish language proficiency. In this position, the Postdoctoral Researcher is expected to have excellent skills in English language.
What does the University of Jyväskylä offer as an employer?
At the University of Jyväskylä, you are a recognized member of our community with a unique opportunity to influence international research. You get to participate in our international and multidisciplinary community where the welfare of each individual is important. At the University of Jyväskylä, we offer a great and lively campus area with opportunities to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.
The annual salary range will be approximately 40,000 – 54,000 EUR (gross income, including holiday bonus), depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate. A trial period of six months will be used in the beginning of the employment.
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How to apply
Please attach the following documents to the online application form:
1. Curriculum vitae (CV) written in compliance with the responsible conduct of research and, when possible, considering the template for researcher’s curriculum vitae by the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity. CV needs to contain contact information of two academic referees.
2. List of publications. The list should comply with the guidelines of the Academy of Finland
3. A maximum of five main publications (as a single PDF file or in one zip-file)
4. Application letter, including applicant’s research interests and plan. The application letter should also include a brief (max 1 page) description of the applicant´s view of quantum computability.
Please submit your application by 2 May 2021 using the online application form.
Upon the consent of the applicant, a background check can be made on the person to be appointed (Security Clearance Act 726/2014). For more information on the background check and the rights of the subject of the check, see: https://www.supo.fi/en
For further information on the position and job description, please contact: Professor, Vice Dean Lauri Kettunen: email@example.com, tel. +358 405034550 or Professor, Division Leader of Computational Sciences Timo Tiihonen: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +358 503732125.
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The Faculty of Information Technology at the University of Jyväskylä is the first and largest in its field in Finland. A Mission of the Faculty is to create science based digital future. In research, education and stakeholder collaboration, the Faculty combines comprehensively the viewpoints of technology, information, organizations, business and people. The IT Faculty employs 180 people and, currently, there are 2400 undergraduate students and 150 postgraduate students. Teaching is given both in Finnish and in English.Continue reading
|Title||Postdoctoral Researcher, Computational Science|
|Employer||University of Jyväskylä|
|Job location||Seminaarinkatu 15, Jyväskylä|
|Published||April 8, 2021|
|Application deadline||May 2, 2021|
|Job types||Postdoc  |
|Fields||Algorithms,   Computing in Mathematics, Natural Science, Engineering and Medicine,   Quantum Computing,   Theory of Computation,   Computer Engineering,   Analysis,   Computational Sciences  |