Senior Lecturer, Vehicle and Machine technology or Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering

Senior Lecturer, machine design, or Senior Lecturer vehicle and machine technology to strengthen our expertise in the School of Engineering and Natural Resources NUVE-LAB team, for an employment relationship valid for the time being.

Oulu University of Applied Sciences has made the largest investment in its operating history in the vehicle and machine technology research, development and teaching environment NUVE-LAB, a total of almost 7 million. € ( NUVE-LAB enables research and development of power sources, transmission and energy storage for sustainable development (2ZERO) vehicles and heavy machinery in cooperation with industry and research institutes. In addition, in the NUVE-LAB development environment, Hardware In the Loop (HIL) - /Dyno In the Loop (DIL) simulation is an opportunity for the research and development of driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.

When NUVE-LAB starts operations, we are looking for Senior lecturer to participate in research projects carried out in cooperation with companies and other research institutes, as well as in the technical support of service activities offered to companies. In addition, in this position you participate in the planning and implementation of study courses related to the use of the environment in cooperation with the NUVE-LAB research group.

Type of employment: Permanent, begins on 2nd of January 2023 or according to the agreement.

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Employment type: Valid for the time being

Who we are looking for

We require a higher university degree suitable for the position and you have already acquired at least three years of experience in the field of vehicle and machine engineering or machine design after your degree and you want to further develop your skills in the field. Project work experience and knowledge of technology in the vehicle and construction machinery industry helps in the job. In development projects, you work together with colleagues working in different areas, companies, funding agencies and our international partners, so you have an excellent command of English. You have experience with digital twins and real time simulation, experience with HIL testing is an advantage in the position. Possible experience in the preparation of funding applications is considered an advantage when selecting.


Remuneration and other terms of employment are determined in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement of the Private Education Employers Association. With regard to the probationary period, the provisions of the Employment Contracts Act valid at the time will be complied with.

Apply for the position below by the 9th of December, 2022 and attach your CV and motivation letter to your application. Please note that unfortunately we do not process applications received by email.

For more information on the position, please contact Jukka Säkkinen, Development Manager, tel. +358 50 595 7951 and Senior Lecturer Petri Junttila, tel. +358 40 671 3858

Oulu University of Applied Scienses

We at Oulu University of Applied Sciences succeed because we boldly try new things and are not afraid of failing. We work together openly and responsibly for well-being. We believe in dreams and realize them in an environmentally wise way. We are a multidisciplinary and international university community of 9,000 students and approximately 500 employees. After graduation, our students become experts for the needs of future working life. We support our research, development and innovation work, which focuses on low-carbon solutions, digital solutions and digital pedagogy, especially in Northern Finland.

Come and change the world with us! Welcome to work at Oulu University of Applied Sciences!

Phone: 020 6110200
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