Our naturally beautiful campus in the Jyväskylä city centre is home to a dynamic multidisciplinary research university – a modern, open and collaborative community of 2,500 experts and 15,000 students seeking answers to the pivotal questions of today and tomorrow.It was here, in 1863, that Finnish-language teacher education began. Since then, the University of Jyväskylä has been serving the future.The dialogue between research, education and society is our driving force. We cherish this balance of research and education, and work to promote open thinking. We kindle the skills, knowledge and passion to live wisely for the best of humanity.
The Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) is currently seeking to recruit staff to 3-5 Doctoral Student positions for a fixed term of 3-10 months, starting 1st of March 2018 or according to a seaprate agreement
The mission of the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) is to conduct high-level research by national and international standards, and to offer quality degree education and executive education in business and economics. We contribute to the societal impact of the University of Jyväskylä by promoting university-based entrepreneurship and innovation activities.
Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics is an active, internationally-minded and cooperative faculty in the dynamic and international University of Jyväskylä. There are 18 professorships at the JSBE, and the number of other staff is around 100. Over a thousand students study at JSBE. Each year, around 150 students graduate as Masters of Science (econ), and 13 -15 doctoral dissertations are publicly defended at JSBE.
Doctoral Student’s primary responsibilities include doing research for a doctoral dissertation and completing doctoral studies.
The duties, eligibility requirements and language skills of Doctoral Students are defined in the University of Jyväskylä Regulations and language skills guidelines. Proficiency in Finnish is required in the teaching and research positions of the University of Jyväskylä. However, when considered appropriate, the University may grant exemption from the language proficiency requirements. Doctoral Students are required to have a good command of the English language.
Doctoral Students must have a relevant Master’s degree and the right to pursue doctoral studies at JSBE.
The doctoral student’s job-specific salary component is based on the job demands levels 1 - 4 (1 808,42 €/month – 2 475,31 €/month) according to the salary system concerning teaching and research staff at universities. In addition, a personal performance-based salary component amounting to the maximum of 46,3% of the job-specific salary component is also paid.
For further information, please contact Senior Researcher Mika Haapanen, firstname.lastname@example.org, +358405767800
Please attach the following documents to your online application:
1) A curriculum vitae (CV) compiled in accordance with good scientific practice and, as far as possible, considering the template for a researcher’s CV provided at www.tenk.fi/en/content/template-researchers-curriculum-vitae
2) A short description of how the applicant intends to complete his/her doctoral thesis and a plan of the studies and publications accomplished during the time of the employment
3) Letter of recommendation from supervisor
Applications must be submitted by using the online application by the application deadline 21st of February 2018.