The Faculty of Law invites applications for a University lecturer position in International Law

The University of Helsinki Faculty of Law invites applications for a University Lecturer position in International Law for a fixed term starting on 1 February 2019 and ending on 31 July 2020.

The University of Helsinki Faculty of Law invites applications for a position of


for a fixed term starting on 1 February 2019 and ending on 31 July 2020.                            

In addition to his/her research work, the appointee to the position of University Lecturer in International Law is expected to participate in the discipline’s undergraduate teaching and supervision of students. Teaching and supervision are given in the domestic languages and in English.

According to the regulations of the University of Helsinki, an appointee to the position of University Lecturer shall hold an applicable doctoral degree and be able to provide high-quality teaching based on research and to supervise theses and dissertations.

When assessing the qualifications of each applicant, attention will be paid to scientific publications and other research results of scientific value, teaching experience and pedagogical training, the ability to produce learning material, other teaching merits and, if necessary, a demonstration of teaching skills.

The salary will be based on levels 5-7 of the job requirement level for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities. The monthly salary will be approximately €3,350-4,700, depending on the appointee’s qualifications and other merits.

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file and be accompanied with a CV, a list of publications, an account on the applicant’s teaching experience and other merits that may have significance in assessing the applicant’s teaching skills, and other documents that may affect the selection, or an Academic portfolio containing the above-mentioned documents. Further information on the Academic portfolio can be found at:

The applications must be addressed to Dean of the Faculty of Law and sent to the address: . The closing date for applications is 8 January, 2019.

Further information on the position may be obtained from Dean of the Faculty of Law, Pia Letto-Vanamo, pia.letto-vanamo(at) Further information on the recruitment process may be obtained from HR Specialist Eeva Harju, eeva.harju(at)


The University of Helsinki is among the leading multidisciplinary research universities in the world. In addition to its 11 faculties, the University includes several independent institutes, some of which are jointly operated with other universities. More than 36,000 students are currently pursuing a degree at the University of Helsinki.

The Faculty of Law at the University of Helsinki ( is the leading Finnish institute of legal education. Some degrees granted by the Faculty are completed at the bilingual Vaasa Unit of Legal Studies (…). The Faculty’s mission is to train qualified, ethically responsible legal professionals for both the Finnish and international markets through high-quality international research and research-based teaching. The Faculty of Law offers undergraduate degrees in Finnish, Swedish and English as well as a bilingual degree in Finnish and Swedish. The Faculty has a teaching and research staff of around 120 people and 2,400 students pursuing a degree.