We are recruiting experts for SAMK's research projects
SAMK has five research centers supporting companies and communities in developing their operations and finding future business opportunities.
- RoboAI (at www.roboai.fi) a research and product development center focusing on automation, robotics and artificial intelligence in collaboration with the University of Tampere
- RoboAI Health is part of RoboAI, focusing on product and service development in wellbeing and health technologies
- RoboAI Green supports the region's technology cluster for metals and batteries in collaboration with Prizztech
- The Marine Logistics Research Center (at www.merilogistiikka.fi) conducts research and product and service development on efficiency, safety, blue and green growth
- WANDER Research Center (at www.wander.fi) is a consortium of research and product development where water, materials and indoor hygiene meet
- The Ceter for Tourism Development (at www.matkailunkehittamiskeskus.fi) guides the tourism industry towards sustainable and profitable business
Business Intelligence Centre BIC (at www.tiedollajohtaminen.fi) focuses on improving the competitiveness, efficiency, productivity and well-being of organisations
We are looking for experts to work on research projects at our centers.
Job vacancies are available in areas such as:
- Communication and marketing
- Business development
- International trade
- Knowledge Management
- Digital development
- Data analytics
- Artificial Intelligence
- Automation and robotics
- Technological Metals
- Green transition
- We are also looking for several project managers.
The positions are fixed-term, 12-36 month contracts. SAMK launches more than 50 new projects every year. The positions can also be part-time, making them suitable for entrepreneurs to complement their own project portfolio. Jobs are also suitable for Master's thesis and dissertation writers. The positions are filled on a fast-track basis.
Please send your open application to Cimmo Nurmi, Vice President for Research, firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for a senior lecturer in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the Faculty of Technology at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, teaching entity Intelligent Industry.
The position is a permanent teaching position. The position is filled from January 2023 (or as agreed). The primary location is SAMK campus Pori, Finland.
Our degree Program in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is looking for a senior lecturer to join our young, smart, international and ambitious team at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences in Pori, Finland. We are one of the first universities in Europe offering full engineering studies in AI. Together with our co-operating partners and companies we thrive to develop our studies for educating the best hands-on AI/Data-analytics (DA) professionals in the area.
We are committed in teaching our students the theoretic intuition and hands-on skills required for adopting state-of-art open-source AI/DA tools for various scenarios. Our students build their skills on coding, environments, theoretical intuition and learning life-lasting self-learning skills.
We appreciate your innate motivation in adopting new technologies. You constantly build your theoretical intuition and hands-on skills and most importantly you have the motivation to teach the skills for students in a most efficient way possible.
The skills we are looking for:
- You speak and write English fluently and clearly.
- You have some coding skills and some theoretical and/or hands-on experience in either statistics, data analytics, ROS, deep learning, machine learning, ethics, combinatorics or NLP.
- You are eager in learning more. You are not restricted to one topic but want to understand AI/DA comprehensively.
- You appreciate mathematics, but you also enjoy explaining things intuitively for people without mathematical background.
-You have no problem in adopting new programming languages if needed. We use mainly Python libraries for AI/DA.
-You enjoy explaining complex things to others and you are good in making people understand.
We are looking for a specialist to shape the future of the education together with the team. In addition to teaching, work includes anticipating the changing needs of working life and adapting the curriculum to meet these needs by working closely with the industry and other stakeholders. We also expect to have onboard a professional with capabilities in research, including publications.
We value a professional with good team working skills and ability to build professional networks nationally and internationally. All the work is student-centered. Project-based teaching skills and experience in it are considered an advantage. Competence in R&D activities and interest in national and international co-operation is crucial, as well as experience and interest in developing different pedagogical approaches in higher education.
For the University of Applied Sciences in Finland, minimum a Master’s degree in a relevant field is required for the permanent senior lecturer position. The selected professional also has to have minimum of three years of professional experience from a relevant substance area in the industry. The selected professional commits to gain the degree of professional teacher qualification 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.) Eligibility requirements are according to the Universities of Applied Sciences Decree. Finnish Education Employers (FEE/SIVISTA) General Collective Agreement states the terms and salary details of the work contract.
Head of Teaching, Intelligent Industry Marcel van Geffen (email@example.com)
Applications are to be sent by filling in the e-form and adding necessary attachments (motivation letter, CV) by the 30th of November:
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences is looking for applicants for the Faculty of Health and Welfare
for an open-ended employment contract starting from 1.1.2023 or according to agreement. Primary location SAMK Campus Pori. Two positions available.
We are looking for teachers with the ability to teach a wide range of clinical areas of nursing education, research and development methods, and to supervise theses in the international degree programme in nursing. Teaching is mainly in the English-language degree programme in nursing, so a good command of English is essential. We also require proof of student guidance skills as well as proficiency in the use of digital tools and online pedagogy.
You should have a Master's degree and solid work experience. We value your experience in teaching and supervising international nursing students and developing nursing education. We appreciate your interest in developing international co-operation and research and development activities, as well as constructive teamwork and active self-development, and innovative working, taking into account SAMK's strategic goals.
You must have completed the pedagogical teacher education studies of 60 credits or be willing to obtain the qualification within three years of being selected for the position.
You will be inspired by motivated students, team members working towards common goals, and the modern and comfortable working environment SAMK offers.
The general eligibility requirements for the positions are determined by the Government Decree on Universities of Applied Sciences 1129/2014. Conditions of employment and remuneration are determined by Section D of the SIVISTA collective agreement.
For further information:
Mrs. Anne-Maria Kanerva, Dean of the Faculty, tel. +358 44 710 3418, on 22 November 2022 at 10.30 – 12 am or Mrs. Maarit Harjanne, Head of Teaching, tel. +358 44 710 3041, on 17 November at 9 - 10.30 am.
Applications must be submitted by e-form by 27 November 2022 at 23.59 pm:
https://elomake.samk.fi//lomakkeet/13854/lomake.html?rinnakkaislomake=rinnakkaislomake (e-form in english)
We are looking for a
SENIOR LECTURER IN LOGISTICS
in the Faculty of Logistics and Maritime Technology for an indefinite term position starting from 1.1.2023 or by agreement.
The primary location is SAMK-campus Rauma.
In the Faculty of Logistics and Maritime Technology we train engineers, business and maritime experts. The faculty also has strong R&D activities in the field of maritime logistics.
We are looking for a teacher of professional logistics subjects who has strong competences in procurement, innovation and knowledge management. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching and supervising international students in English. The lecturer will also be responsible for developing learning environments in cooperation with other actors and participate in research and development activities in the field. Modern learning environments, both on campus and online, are an important part of the training in the faculty.
We value initiative, a student-oriented approach, good communication skills as well as good organisational skills. You are a passionate representative of your profession and want to contribute to the development of future talents.
We expect you to have a relevant postgraduate degree (upper university degree) and at least three years' experience in the profession. We require the teacher's pedagogical qualification or readiness to acquire it within three years of being selected for the position. The general eligibility requirements for the position are set out in Regulation 1129/2014 on universities of applied sciences. The terms of employment and salary are determined in accordance with SIVISTA.
Head of teaching Daniela Tanhua, tel. 044 710 3540. Call time: 16th of November at 11:30-13:30
Applications (including application letter and CV) by 27.11.2022 at 23:59:
The interviews and the teaching sample will take place on 7.12.2022 at SAMK campus Rauma.
We are looking for a senior lecturer for the teaching entity Intelligent Industry in the field of Mechatronics for a permanent teaching position. The position is filled from June 2022 (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 of the companies and students in the area by attracting also international talent to study and work in Satakunta. The teaching entity of Intelligent Industry is an international team of professionals in Mechatronics and AI related teaching and research activities.
We are looking for a specialist to shape the future of the education. In addition to teaching, work includes anticipating the changing needs of working life and adapting the curriculum to meet these needs by working closely with the industry and other stakeholders. We also expect to have onboard a professional with excellent capabilities in research including publications.
We value a professional with good team working skills and ability to build professional networks nationally and internationally. Due to the operational environment, you work fluently both in Finnish and in English language. All the work is student-centered. Project-based teaching skills and experience in it are considered an advantage. Competence in R&D activities and interest in national and international co-operation is crucial, as well as experience and interest in developing different pedagogical approaches in higher education.
Minimum a Master’s degree in a relevant field is required, but we do appreciate a PhD degree. The selected professional also has relevant experience from the substance area.The selected professional 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.) 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.
Head of Teaching, Intelligent Industry, Marcel van Geffen (SAMK/Faculty of Technology) firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Marika Seppälä (SAMK/Faculty of Technology) email@example.com
Applications are to be sent by filling in the form (in Finnish) and adding necessary attachments by the 13th of May: https://elomake.samk.fi//lomakkeet/13125/lomake.html
SAMK's profile is based on the needs of the region
SAMK is one of 26 universities of applied sciences in Finland. SAMK's profile is to invest in education that supports the industrial renewal as well as research, development and innovation operations.
The various trades and sectors in Satakunta require SAMK to engage in extensive education and research activities in technology and business as well as in social and health issues.
Expertise is valued, maintained and developed
SAMK allocates significant money and time to the development of its personnel in a systematic and long-term manner.
We aim for the values of the indices describing the competence and well-being of employees to be higher than the average for expert organizations.
SAMK's values are:
- Together we will make results.
- We encourage curiosity.
- We inspire responsibility.
- We want to exceed expectations.
The focal points of staff development are
• Solidifying digital teachership (the development program is open to all staff members)
• Ensuring competence in areas of expertise and emerging sectors
• Development of international and language skills
• Development of management and leadership as well as provision of peer support
Information about the recruitment process
The vacancies are also advertised on a case-by-case basis on other channels:
- SAMK social media channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter (depending on the vacancy)
- Printtimedia (depending on the vacancy)
SAMK vacancies can only be applied for by filling in an e-recruitment form. We do not deal with applications written on paper or submitted by email. If you wish to submit an open application, you can send it by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We only take into consideration applications that have arrived by the deadline. Qualifications for the position must be met by the end of the application period and need to be proved when the employment contract is signed.
In the job advertisement we will tell who is the person giving more information on the vacancy. Do not hesitate to contact this person during the time given in the advertisement.
A selection group approved by the President is formed.
Teacher recruitments always include at least the dean of the faculty, team leader, student representative and the representative of human resources department.
In other recruitments, the selection group consists of experts, who are in a central position regarding the vacancy.
The responsibility of the selection group is to examine the applications, select the suitable candidates for the interview, interview the candidates and put forward a selection proposal for the President.
Selection groups utilize triangulation/several methods to obtain as comprehensive and versatile a picture of the applicants as possible. Besides interviews, demonstration lectures or demonstrations of skill as well as aptitude tests are utilized for all permanent positions, for fixed-term positions this is carried out selectively.
Depending on the position, ca. 4–6 applicants are invited to the interview. The aim is to conduct the interviews during one day, which has usually been given in the job advertisement. The interviewers are always introduced to interview practices and they must obey the instructions of SAMK related to equality and employment equity.
The final selection is made by the President based on the proposal put forward by the selection group. All the applicants are informed of the ending of the selection process as soon as possible once the selection has been made.
When making the selection, all the important merits for performing the duties successfully will be taken into consideration diversely.
Each recruitment is important to us and each encounter is unique. We want to excel in recruitment as well and we are continuously working to become better at it.
Was there something that made you think or wonder in our recruitment process? What else would you have wanted to know? Do you have development ideas? Contact us email@example.com
SAMK offers its employees benefits such as
- internal training with a significant annual training budget
- general and occupational health care
- sports and cultural benefits (including massage) supporting the well-being of the staff
- on-campus dining and other possible lunch options
- staff club activities
- a wide range of benefits related to competence development, such as free open university and in-house training