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Five open Tenure Track Positions in Arctic Interactions Research

Five open Tenure Track Positions in Arctic Interactions Research

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University of Oulu

The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates innovation for the future, well-being, and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education. Future innovation is about seeking, utilizing and applying new knowledge. The University of Oulu researches people and culture in a changing living environment, as well as opportunities that new technology provides for improving the well-being of people and the environment. The University of Oulu is a multidisciplinary expert in Northerness.

Founded in 1958, our research and education community is 16 000 students and 3000 employees strong, and one of the biggest and the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. The eight faculties, the many departments and the specialized research units of the University of Oulu create the foundation for multiscientific research, innovation and training of experts for demanding professional tasks.

Specialties: higher education, research, Biochemistry, Education, Humanities, IT, Science, Medicine, Technology, Business, Mining, Architecture, Molecular Medicine, Electrical Engineering, Arctic Medicine, Microscopy, Health Technology, Nanotechnology, and Wireless Communications


Oulu, Finland


Relevant divisions
Biogeosciences (BG)
Energy, Resources and the Environment (ERE)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)

Full time


The salary of an Assistant Professor will be based on levels 5-6, of an Associate Professor on levels 6-7, and that of a Professor on levels 8-10 of the requirement level chart for teaching & research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities

Required education

Application deadline
28 February 2019

1 February 2019

Job description

We are looking for excellent and enthusiastic scientists from various research fields to join our Arctic Interactions (ArcI) research community at the University of Oulu. ArcI is a multidisciplinary research effort aimed at creating understanding and mitigating global change in the Arctic by bridging different research disciplines within natural, social and technical sciences.

We are offering tenure track positions in five different research areas:

  • Biodiversity change and ecosystem health
  • Earth system sciences, ecohydrology and human societal resiliency
  • Cultural histories and traditional knowledge of resource use
  • Resource management in Arctic environment
  • Arctic architecture and environmental adaptation

The positions include a start-up package for hiring a postdoctoral fellow and a PhD student.

How to apply

Please submit your application and relevant enclosures through our online recruitment system latest on February 28 2019.