The University of Jyväskylä is a nationally and internationally significant research university and an expert on education that focuses on human and natural sciences. The University is Finland’s leading expert in teacher education and adult education, as well as the major exporter of education. The Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences is the only one in the country. The University of Jyväskylä is known for its dynamic operating culture and strong commitment to social responsibility.
The Department of Biological and Environmental Science in the Faculty of Mathematics and Science is currently seeking to recruit staff to the position of
4 Doctoral Students beginning January 1st 2018 or as agreed, contract length maximum of four years
The Doctoral Programme in Biological and Environmental Science offers doctoral education in Aquatic Science, Ecology and Evolution Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology and Environmental Science. The doctoral program regularly provides funding for doctoral students.
The selected Doctoral Student will be assigned to the approppriate research group in the Department. The tasks of a Doctoral Student focus on research concerning doctoral thesis, doctoral studies, assisting teaching tasks and other tasks connected to these tasks.
The duties, qualification requirements and language skills of doctoral student are stipulated by the University of Jyväskylä Regulations and language skills guidelines. The selected person is required to have a command of English language. Also a good command of Finnish language is required, but in certain cases, the University may grant exemption from this requirement.
Doctoral Student must have a Master’s degree and permission for post-graduate studies in the University of Jyväskylä. If the applicant does not have permission for post-graduate studies in the University of Jyväskylä, it must be applied with a separate application procedure from the proper faculty.
Doctoral Students' job-specific salary component is based on the job demands level 1-4 according to the salary system concerning teaching and research personnel at universities (1.808,42 €/month – 2.475,31 €/month). In addition, a personal performance-based salary component amounting to the maximum of 46,3% of the job-specific salary component is also paid.
A trial period of four months will be used when the position is first filled.
More detailed information about the application and projects in which the PhD project will be done is available at https://www.jyu.fi/bioenv/en/study/doctoral-programme/phd-posts/2018/call .
For additional information please contact supervisors mentioned in the project descriptions or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application should include (as pdf files):
1) A 1-page cover letter, outlining the motivation for applying for the doctoral student position and describing the competence to the job and includes a list of 1–2 references and their contact information. It should be clearly identify which position is applied for.
2) Curriculum Vitae (CV)
3) Degree certificates
Please submit your application at latest on August 31, 2017 using the online application form.