The positions are to be applied for a period of 1–2 years, depending on the stage of the applicant’s doctoral dissertation.

The responsibilities of a junior researcher include completing a doctoral degree at the University of Lapland and participating in teaching in the related field of research. Work time used for teaching is to be max. 5 % of the total working time. The selected candidates are expected to conduct their doctoral dissertations on a full-time basis, and to participate in other activities of the graduate school in Rovaniemi.

Qualification requirements of the personnel are stipulated in the University’s administrative rules of procedure (October 5 2009). The applicant is required to have a master’s degree, and to be accepted to conduct doctoral studies. If the applicant does not have the right for conducting doctoral studies at the University of Lapland, the applicant must apply for the right before accepting to become the holder the position. When assessing the candidates’ qualifications, the skills and motivation for conducting doctoral studies and completing a doctoral degree are taken account.

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Contact persons:

Chair of the doctoral programme, Associate Professor Tanja Joona.

Coordinator of the Graduate School, Jouko Nuottila.