The University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology are merging to create a new multidisciplinary, foundation-based university that begins its operations on 1 January 2019. The Foundation will also run Tampere University of Applied Sciences as its main owner. The new higher education community in Tampere represents the most significant undertaking to reshape the higher education landscape in Finland to date. The new university will be the second largest in Finland.
The President will lead the process of building a novel and internationally competitive higher education community and the requisite renewal of organizational culture. The President will promote cross-disciplinary collaboration between the priority research areas and create a diverse network to support education, research, societal impact and fund-raising.
The candidate appointed as President will be expected to demonstrate:
The call for applications in full (in Finnish): www.tampere3.fi