RESEARCH FIELDArtsEducational sciencesEthics in social sciencesJuridical sciencesManagement sciencesSociology
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE21/01/2021 13:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONFinland › Rovaniemi
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK36,25
OFFER STARTING DATE01/04/2021
Four fixed-term junior researcher positions (PhD positions) in the doctoral programme The Arctic in a Changing World, full-time, as of 1 April 2021
The University of Lapland is looking for four junior researchers (salaried, full-time PhD positions) to carry out their doctoral theses in the multidisciplinary doctoral programme The Arctic in a Changing World. We have four faculties – Art and Design, Education, Law, and Social Sciences – and as our doctoral student, you will be based in one of the Faculties with an affiliation to the multidisciplinary doctoral programme.
The vacancies will be filled as of 1 April 2021. The fixed-term, full-time positions can be applied for a period of one–two years (12–24 months), with a possible extension to a total maximum of four years, depending on the current stage of the applicant’s doctoral dissertation and, if nominated, progress in the position.
Your main responsibility is to carry out a doctoral dissertation in one of the faculties at the University of Lapland: Art and Design, Education, Law, or Social Sciences. In addition, you will have an affiliation in the multidisciplinary doctoral programme The Arctic in a Changing World.
These are fully funded, full-time positions with the main responsibility being to carry out and complete a doctoral dissertation at the University of Lapland. Max. 5 % of the working time is to be used for other tasks.
The income level is internationally competitive for these positions, with the monthly gross salary being between €2380– €2600, depending on experience.
As a community and location, Rovaniemi offers every opportunity for a well-rounded and enjoyable life. The University of Lapland does its part here with benefits such as comprehensive health care and sports vouchers.
Welcoming new members of personnel and ensuring that your needs are met when getting settled in the ULapland community is important to us.
Being the northernmost and the only Arctic university in the European Union, at 66° 29' Northern latitude, we feel we have a unique working environment to offer. Seize the opportunity – join us!
In addition to a genuine research interest relevant to the doctoral programme, the applicant is required to have a master’s degree, and to be accepted to conduct doctoral studies at the University of Lapland.
Applications (in English, Finnish or Swedish) are to be addressed to the University of Lapland and delivered no later than 21 January 2021 at 1:00 pm (local Finnish time) by email as one document in PDF format to the address: https://securemail.ulapland.fi or to email@example.com or as a printed copy to the following address: University of Lapland, Registry, (Yliopistonkatu 8) PO Box 122, FI-96101 Rovaniemi, FINLAND.
Application documents will not be returned. Final decisions, preceded by a shortlisting, are to be expected in March 2021.
The positions will be filled from 1 April 2021 or at the successful candidates’ earliest convenience thereafter.
Please read the full job advertisement at this link: Four fixed-term junior researcher positions (PhD positions) in the doctoral programme The Arctic in a Changing World, full-time, as of 1 April 2021 (ulapland.fi)
If the link does not work, please go to www.ulapland.fi/vacancies and choose the call for applications "Four fixed-term junior researcher positions (PhD positions) in the doctoral programme The Arctic in a Changing World".
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
In addition to a genuine research interest relevant to the doctoral programme, the applicant is required to have a master’s degree, and to be accepted to conduct doctoral studies at the University of Lapland. If the applicant does not yet have the right for conducting doctoral studies at the University of Lapland, the applicant must apply for a PhD study right in the spring 2021 application round (9 February – 2 March 2021). Taking on the position requires that a doctoral study right is granted in the spring 2021 application round, if not already acquired earlier.
You can find guidelines for applying for a doctoral study right at: www.ulapland.fi/applyforphd Please note that discussing with the potential supervisor beforehand is highly recommended. You can look for a supervisor at the LaCRIS research portal: https://lacris.ulapland.fi In your application, it is advisable to provide the potential prior agreement of a supervisor to start supervising you.
In the evaluation process, the selection committee pays attention to the quality, originality and feasibility of the research plan, its relevance and suitability to the themes of the doctoral programme and the candidate’s motivation for this position.
The research plan should clearly and convincingly explicate the topic of the research work, its scientific and societal relevance, the theoretical frame, data and methods as well as ethical issues involved. Furthermore, realistic planning and scheduling are taken into consideration, and so will relevance and suitability to the themes of the doctoral programme (www.ulapland.fi/arcticdp) . The applicant’s ability and motivation to conduct doctoral studies will be considered in the evaluation.
EURAXESS offer ID: 585182
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