Instructions to applicants for teaching and research positions within the Faculty of Educational Sciences

Applicants for teaching and research positions may attach an academic portfolio to their application. The recommended length for an academic portfolio is 4–7 pages plus the enclosures.

The list of publications must include applicant’s name and list date. For each publication, give a complete literature reference, indicating the authors and the title of the article or publication as well as the publisher.

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Applicants for teaching and research positions may attach an academic portfolio to their application. The recommended length for an academic portfolio is 4-7 pages plus the enclosures. –

1. Basic information

  • Name, birth date, contact information
  • Present employer, position title, start date
  • Degrees and diplomas
  • Previous employment

2. Research and scientific activites

  • Experience in research and other scientific activities
  • Research philosophy and ethics, primary fields of research
  • Scope and management of external research funding and projects
  • National and international research collaboration, international activities
  • Significant publications
  • Research assessments and awards
  • Activities in the academic community
  • Visions and personal development plans
  • Other scientific merits

3. Teaching and supervision

  • Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision
  • Coordination of doctoral training or other participation in nationwide doctoral programmes
  • Number of postgraduate students
  • Postgraduate supervision and teaching methods
  • Number of supervised dissertations
  • Experience as a dissertation pre‐examiner and opponent
  • Pedagogical approach and training
  • Published study materials and use of educational technology
  • Development of teaching and awards for teaching
  • Participation in the assessment and development of teaching
  • Strengths, development challenges and visions of one's teaching
  • Other teaching-related qualifications.

4. Administration and other activities

  • Hallinto- ja johtamistehtävät
  • Administrative and management duties
  • Duties in one's field outside the University
  • Active role in society and positions of trust
  • Publications, presentations and dissemination of scientific knowledge through other means
  • Other significant merits and duties.

The list of publications must include applicant’s name and list date. For each publication, give a complete literature reference, indicating the authors and the title of the article or publication as well as the publisher. The list of publications should comply with the Finnish national classification for publications issued by Ministry of Education and Culture which is also used in the TUHAT research database of the University of Helsinki .

A Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Journal article (refereed), original research; review article, literature review, systematic review; book section, chapters in research books; conference proceedings

NB. Doctoral dissertations (articles) also listed under item G.

B Non-refereed scientific articles

Non-refereed journal article; book section; non-refereed conference proceedings

C Scientific books (monographs)

Book; edited book, conference proceedings or special issue of a journal

NB. Doctoral dissertations (monographs) also listed under item G.

D Publications intended for professional communities

Article in a trade journal; article in a professional manual or guide or professional information system, textbook material; professional conference proceedings; published development or research report or study; textbook, professional manual or guide, dictionary

E Publications intended for the general public, linked to the applicant’s research

Popularised article, newspaper article; popularised monograph

F Public artistic and design activities

Published independent work of art; public partial realisation of a work of art; public artistic performance or exhibition; model or design adopted for production/use

G Theses

Polytechnic thesis, Bachelor’s thesis, Master’s thesis, polytechnic Master’s thesis; Licentiate thesis; doctoral dissertation (monograph); doctoral dissertation (article)

H Patents and invention disclosures

Granted patent; invention disclosure

I Audiovisual material, ICT software

Audiovisual material; ICT software.