Employment as a doctoral researcher

Once a year, the doctoral programme opens a call for applications for university-funded doctoral researcher positions. The doctoral researchers selected for these positions complete their doctoral research employed by the university. Both current University of Helsinki doctoral researchers and new applicants planning on doctoral studies are eligible to apply for these positions.
The call in 2024

The next application period for salaried positions is 27.8.-9.9.2024. Application instructions can be found from the University's Instructions for Students pages

De­cision on salary po­s­i­tions start­ing in 2024

De­scrip­tion of the eval­u­ation pro­cess

MBDP received altogether 51 applications. The MBDP board and two external (international) evaluators evaluated all applications and top 8 applicants were invited for the interview that was arranged on November 1. The interviews were held by two external evaluators and the decision was made according to their suggestion. The final decisions were based on both written applications and interviews. Conflicts of interest were taken into account.

The po­s­i­tions were filled as fol­lows

Liina Hannula (supervisor Ilona Rissanen), 1 year

Melina Markkanen (supervisor Antti Karkman), 1 year

Ada Pajari (supervisor Jarno Mäkelä), 4 years

Meri Salomaa (supervisor Minna Poranen), 2 years

Kyrylo Bisikalo (supervisor Sarah Butcher), 4 years One Health position

Juulia Manninen (supervisor Aki Sinkkonen), 4 years One Health position

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