UH fun­ded salary po­s­i­tions for doc­toral can­did­ates, DSHealth travel grants, and other funding sources

The Doctoral Programmes of the Doctoral School in Health Sciences invite applications for UH-funded doctoral candidate positions for a maximum of a 4-year-period starting in 2020:

The duties of a doctoral candidate employed with a UH-funded position consist of research and formal training, with the aim of completing a doctoral degree according to the candidate’s research and study plans. In addition, the duties may include teaching and other tasks. The duration of the employment contract depends on the phase of the appointee´s thesis. The salary for the doctoral candidate position is based on level 2–4 of the job requirement scheme for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities.

Applicants are expected to have a relevant academic degree in a field suitable for their thesis project in life sciences. The degree must be obtained before the starting date of the funded position. A successful applicant is capable of and highly motivated for working towards the doctoral degree in accordance with the proposed research plan, and has good problem solving, troubleshooting, and analytical skills. In addition, the applicant should be fluent in English, have good interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills, and be able to work independently as well as within an international team. The successful applicants must obtain the right to pursue a doctoral degree from a DSHealth-associated faculty at the University of Helsinki within the 6-month trial period of the UH-funded doctoral candidate position.

For specific eligibility criteria and application information, please visit the web pages of the doctoral programmes of interest (see the links above).

Applications are invited online beginning September 3, 2019 through September 17, 2019 at 15.00 EEST. Applications are submitted via the AAVA e-application form and evaluated by the doctoral programmes. A statement written by the supervisor of the applicant is required for the processing and evaluation of the application. Links to all forms needed to complete the application will be available on the doctoral programmes’ web pages when the call opens. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be reviewed.

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