Lecturer in Mechatronics who will also manage the international coordinator
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
We are looking for a lecturer in Mechatronics who will also manage the international coordinator tasks in the Faculty of Technology for a permanent teaching contract. The position is filled from March 2020 (or as agreed). The primary location is SAMK campus Pori, Finland.
SAMK is increasing international education in forms of degree programmes and short-term programmes as well as student exchanges. Successful implementation of the tasks require capability to counsel international students and to increase the internationality skills of students and staff members. Teaching topics are mainly in the area of Mechatronics.
We are looking for a specialist to shape the future of the education by developing internationalization and by teaching the topics of the international degree programmes. 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 with industry and higher education. 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. Minumum 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 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), firstname.lastname@example.org
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