3 Postdoctoral Research Fellowships 2017, University of Tampere, Finland

Publish Date: Jan 20, 2017

Deadline: Feb 15, 2017

The University of Tampere Institute for Advanced Social Research open three two-year fixed-term Category III RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS starting on 1 August 2017.

Fellows in Category III (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, tutkijatohtori) must have completed a doctoral degree in the year 2013 or after. The fellowships are meant for researchers who are currently working at the University of Tampere, or for researchers who are working in a foreign university and interested in developing cooperation with researchers working at the University of Tampere. The selection criteria to be used are the applicant’s academic merits demonstrated by his/her application documents with emphasis on internationality. The appointed Fellows are expected to work and take part of joint activities at the premises of the University of Tampere, and live in Finland during their research period. The Fellows are also expected to participate in the postgraduate education of their field (5% of total working hours).

The monthly salary of Category III Fellow (Postdoctoral Research Fellow) is 4,320 euros. 

The following documents must be appended to the application:

  • An English-language work plan maximum 1,700 words, with the following structure:

1. Title

2. Abstract of no more than seventy (70) words

3. Background

4. Main hypothesis and/or research questions

5. Data and methods

6. Current phase of the project and work planned to be done in the IASR

7. Significance of the results

8. Cooperation at the University of Tampere and elsewhere

9. Publication plan

10. List of ten (10) most important publications

  • An English-language CV, maximum length five (5) pages, compiled in accordance with a model curriculum vitae drafted by the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity (Tutkimuseettinen neuvottelukunta, TENK; for instructions, go to the official website) or including the corresponding information.
  • A full list of publications, prepared in accordance with the recommendation of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, which is used by the Academy of Finland, or including the corresponding information.

All three (3) documents must be attached to the online application form in the above-mentioned order as one pdf file (maximum size 5 Mb) named LastnameFirstname(IASR).pdf.

The Certificate of the Doctoral Degree must be presented before signing the employment contract. Please submit your application and documents through the online application system in use at the university (link below: JÄTÄ HAKEMUS / APPLY FOR THIS POSITION) on 15 February 2017 at 15:45 Finnish time (UTC +02:00) at the latest.

For further information on the posts, please contact:

Professor Risto Heiskala, Director

University of Tampere

Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR)

Email: risto.heiskala@uta.fi

Tel. +358 40 741 7518

For further information on the application process, please contact:

Ms. Marjukka Virkajärvi, Research Secretary

University of Tampere

Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR)

Email: marjukka.virkajarvi@uta.fi

Tel. +358 50 318 6697

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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