Lecturer and degree programme coordinator in the field of Mechatronics
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
We are looking for a lecturer and degree programme coordinator in the field of Mechatronics for a permanent teaching contract. The position is filled from March 2020 (or as agreed). The primary location is SAMK campus Pori, Finland.
The areas of Mechatronics are strong in Satakunta area and at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences. We are increasing the competence and study possibilities in these areas.
We are looking for a specialist to shape the future of the education by participating in the curricula development together with other professionals. In addition to teaching, work includes anticipating the changing needs of working life and adapting the curriculum to meet these needs by coordinating the degree programme. Student counselling and continuous development of study environments are integral part of the job.
We value professionals with good communication skills, organizing skills, team working skills and ability to build professional networks. All the work is student-centered. Competence in R&D activities and interest in national and international co-operation is considered as an advantage, as well as experience about different pedagogical approaches in higher education.
Eligibility requirements are according to the Universities of Applied Sciences Decree. Finnish Education Employers (FEE) General Collective Agreement states the terms and salary details of the work contract. Minimum a Master’s degree is required, and the selected lecturer commits to gain the degree of professional teacher education within three years if not gained before starting in the position. (Professional teacher education studies are meant for teachers who are working at vocational institutions or at universities of applied sciences. Studies in the Professional Teacher Education Programme consist of 60 ECTS credits and provide teacher qualifications in the professional field.)
Contact information: Dean Marika Seppälä (Faculty of Technology), email@example.com
Applications are to be sent by 14 February 2020 at 16.00 by filling in the form: https://elomake.samk.fi/lomakkeet/10074/lomakkeet.html
Interviews are organized late February/early March as agreed with the candidates.