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Tenure track in Gamification

Tampere University of Technology and the University of Turku invite applications for a tenure track position in the area of Gamification.

The tenure track position is shared between Tampere University of Technology and the University of Turku. It supports the co-operation in teaching and research in the area of gamification between the two universities.


The area of gamification covers:

- research of games and gamification

- games and playing as a cultural phenomenon

- game mechanisms, edugames and pervasive playing

- utilization of games in business, e.g. in new products and services


The professorship is especially associated with the TUT Game Lab (Pori Department, TUT) and the Digital Culture research group of the Cultural Production and Landscape Studies degree programme (School of History, Culture and Arts Studies, UTU). These research groups currently have five on-going research projects related to games and playing. In addition to research, the successful candidate will participate in teaching both in the master’s degree programme in Management and Information Technology (TUT) as well as the subject of Digital Culture (UTU).

The position will be filled at the level of Associate Professor. The closing date for applications is 10 August 2016.  More information available at

News submitted by: Eveliina Nurmi
Keywords: science and research, working at tut, tenure track, gamification