Director of the Graduate School:
Professor Kimmo Nuotio
tel +358 9 191 22013
mobile +358 50 4156569
Dr Ida Koivisto
tel +358 9 191 23538
Yliopistonkatu 3 (P.O. Box 4)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
fax +358 9 191 23090
Call for Applications
8 DOCTORAL STUDENT POSITIONS
The appointed candidates will focus on completing a doctoral thesis in the field of legal studies. They will participate in the training and other activities organized by the LCW programme. The tasks of doctoral students will include a limited amount teaching and administrative work. Also affiliated self-funded researchers may be accepted to participate in the LCW programme.
A suitable master´s degree in law or a neighboring discipline is required. The student must show the ability and motivation for postgraduate studies and for completing the doctoral degree according to the research plan.
The application must include the following information and appendices:
Salaries will be based on levels 1–4 of the job requirement level chart for teaching and research staff in the salary scales of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointees will be paid a salary component based on personal work performance. The salary will be set at approximately 1.800–2.800 euros per month.
The applications shall be addressed to the LCW doctoral programme and sent in 4 copies with appendices to: Registry and Records Management, Yliopistonkatu 4 (P.O. Box 33), 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland. The applications may be written in Finnish, English or Swedish. The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 3.45pm (GMT +2), when all the documents must be received by the University's Registry.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. Final decisions will be made in April. Unsuccessful applicants may be admitted as affiliated researchers to the LCW programme. Affiliated researchers follow the same programme but will not be funded through a work contract.
Further details of the LCW programme can be found at www.helsinki.fi/omm/english/. For further information, please contact Director of the doctoral programme, Prof Kimmo Nuotio (kimmo.nuotio[at]helsinki.fi), or Coordinator, post-doctoral researcher, Dr Ida Koivisto (ida.koivisto[at]helsinki.fi), tel. +358 9 19123538.