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.
Call for positions starting in 2025

The next application period for university funded doctoral researcher positions is 27.8.-9.9.2024. Application instructions will be published in June.

Decisions for positions starting in 2024

Eval­u­ation pro­cess

The DPPS received 95 applications, of which 19 were complete and eligible. Applications were initially evaluated by an external evaluation panel, after which seven applicants were invited for interview and final evaluations were made by board members with no conflicts of interest.

Funding was awarded to:

Wiktoria Fatz, 4 years, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, supervisor Melis Kucukoglu Topcu

Kaotar El Hazzime, 3 years, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, supervisor Anne Vaten

Nerea Valdebenito Alamar, 3 years, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, supervisor Maija Sierla

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