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The University of Oulu Living cost scholarship, 2017 is open to international master’s degree students at the University.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of The University of Oulu Living cost scholarship, 2017 must have good academic success, grade point average, and credit accumulation.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of  55 ECTS during their first year of the master’s degree at the University.
  • Candidates applying for the University of Oulu Living cost scholarship, 2017 must submit the application form and official transcript of records with GPA before the deadline.

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Applications are being accepted for City of Oulu Internationalization Scholarships. These scholarships are open to international master’s degree students.

The University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland, located in the city of Oulu. It was founded on July 8, 1958. The university has around 16,000 students and 3,000 staff.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: 4000eur each

Number of Scholarships: There are seven (7) scholarships available.

Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility: International Master’s degree students are eligible to apply.

Nationality: Scholarships are open to international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Academic success; credit accumulation and grade point average. Applicant must have achieved at least 55 ECTS during their 1st academic year (their 1st year of the Master studies) at the University of Oulu.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply:  Application documents:

  • Application form
  • Official transcript of records with grade point average (available from Student Affairs)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 18, 2017.

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Applications are invited for the award of “CIMO Master Scholarships” to pursue Finnish language and culture study. These scholarships are open to international students.

The aim of the scholarships is to encourage the study of Finnish language and culture at international level.

Finnish National Board of Education and Centre for International Mobility CIMO merged at the beginning of 2017. Together, they now are Finnish National Agency for Education. The Finnish National Agency for Education awards and administers scholarships for students, researchers, and teachers.

Course Level:  Scholarships are available to pursue a master degree.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Finnish language and culture.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship is intended for a maximum of one term and the amount is 800 €/month. CIMO does not award a separate travel grant.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

  • Applicants must be international students.

Nationality: International applicants can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous year degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

Master Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply by post.

  • CV
  • A summary of studies completed
  • Study/research plan (the most important annex)
  • Reference from your Finnish teacher in your university, with assessment on your Finnish language skills
  • An acceptance letter from the host university

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Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 31 for the spring term.

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  • CIMO Master’s Scholarships, 2017 are open to international students who wish to pursue advanced master’s studies at universities in Finland.
  • Applicants who wish to collect material in Finland for their Master’s level degree thesis are also eligible to apply for CIMO Master’s Scholarships, 2017.
  • Applicants of CIMO Master’s Scholarships, 2017 must submit the following mentioned documents before the deadline:
    • CV
    • an acceptance letter from the host university
    • a summary of studies completed
    • reference from a Finnish teacher in their university and the assessment of Finnish language skills
    • study/research plan

 

Applications are invited for Haaga-Helia Scholarship to pursue bachelors and master degree programme. Students from EU as well as EEA countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Through education, research and development, Haaga-Helia prepares professionals for business and services. We offer our students a versatile choice of studies, great opportunities for specialization, high-quality education in Finnish and English, and wide business networks even during the studies. Our approximately 10 500 students and over 630 employees base their activities on highly advanced national and international expertise. Haaga-Helia is part of the Finnish public educational system. It is privately run but steered and co-funded by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue bachelors and master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any of the subjects offered.

Scholarship Award: Any eligible student meeting the requirement of 55 completed ECTS credits during two consecutive academic semesters will be offered a scholarship 20% value of the tuition fee.

Any eligible Bachelor level student completing the degree in 6 academic semesters or less will be offered a scholarship of 30% value of the tuition fee. Any eligible Master level student completing the degree in 2 academic semesters or less will be offered a scholarship of 30% value of the tuition fee.

No scholarships are available for the first year of study apart from a student graduating in two academic semesters or sooner.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • Any eligible student meeting the requirement of 55 completed ECTS credits during two consecutive academic semesters will be offered a scholarship 20% value of the tuition fee.
  • Any eligible Bachelor level student completing the degree in 6 academic semesters or less will be offered a scholarship of 30% value of the tuition fee. Any eligible Master level student completing the degree in 2 academic semesters or less will be offered a scholarship of 30% value of the tuition fee.
  • No scholarships are available for the first year of study apart from a student graduating in two academic semesters or sooner.

Nationality: Scholarships are awarded to the applicants of following countries:

EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Gibraltar.

EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Finland Scholarships

How to Apply: Please read more information about tuition fees in general from Studyinfo.fi and Finnish Immigration Service. More information: admissions-at-haaga-helia.fi.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 17, 2017.

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Applications are invited for Haaga-Helia Scholarship to pursue bachelors and master degree programme. Students from EU as well as EEA countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Through education, research and development, Haaga-Helia prepares professionals for business and services. We offer our students a versatile choice of studies, great opportunities for specialization, high-quality education in Finnish and English, and wide business networks even during the studies. Our approximately 10 500 students and over 630 employees base their activities on highly advanced national and international expertise. Haaga-Helia is part of the Finnish public educational system. It is privately run but steered and co-funded by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue bachelors and master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any of the subjects offered.

Scholarship Award: Any eligible student meeting the requirement of 55 completed ECTS credits during two consecutive academic semesters will be offered a scholarship 20% value of the tuition fee.

Any eligible Bachelor level student completing the degree in 6 academic semesters or less will be offered a scholarship of 30% value of the tuition fee. Any eligible Master level student completing the degree in 2 academic semesters or less will be offered a scholarship of 30% value of the tuition fee.

No scholarships are available for the first year of study apart from a student graduating in two academic semesters or sooner.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • Any eligible student meeting the requirement of 55 completed ECTS credits during two consecutive academic semesters will be offered a scholarship 20% value of the tuition fee.
  • Any eligible Bachelor level student completing the degree in 6 academic semesters or less will be offered a scholarship of 30% value of the tuition fee. Any eligible Master level student completing the degree in 2 academic semesters or less will be offered a scholarship of 30% value of the tuition fee.
  • No scholarships are available for the first year of study apart from a student graduating in two academic semesters or sooner.

Nationality: Scholarships are awarded to the applicants of following countries:

EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Gibraltar.

EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Finland Scholarships

How to Apply: Please read more information about tuition fees in general from Studyinfo.fi and Finnish Immigration Service. More information: admissions-at-haaga-helia.fi.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 17, 2017.

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The new University of Lapland Master Scholarships for students from outside of EU and EEA countries are now on offer to study in Finland. Scholarships are awarded within the Faculty of Art and Design, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Social Sciences.

The overreaching aim of establishing the University of Lapland was to transform the public higher education to improve quality and efficiency of teaching and learning, creating a world-class higher learning institution.

Located in the city of Rovaniemi, on the Arctic Circle, the University of Lapland is an international, multidisciplinary university whose areas of expertise include Arctic affairs and tourism research. As a research-based higher education institution, our teaching and research facilities offer students and scholars the opportunity to pursue academic excellence, at all levels – all the way up to PhD studies – in the fields of arctic issues, tourism, art and design, law, education, and the social sciences.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree program.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded within the Faculty of Art and Design, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Social Sciences.

Scholarship Award: All students subject to tuition fees and starting their studies in autumn 2017 will be granted a scholarship of 4 000 euros. ns that you will only have to pay half of your tuition.

In addition, one-fourth of the students admitted will receive a scholarship covering 100 % of the tuition.

 Number of students Scholarships 
 1/4 of accepted students  8 000 euros
 3/4 of accepted studenst  4 000 euros

Students who proceed in their studies in the given time and complete at least 55 ECTS credits during their first year, will be automatically granted a scholarship for the second year of studies.

Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Admission to the university is competitive and you will not be admitted if your background is not academically relevant to the area of study you are applying for, or if you do not meet the basic eligibility requirements. Eligibility criteria for the Master’s degree programmes are informed on the web pages of each programme.

Nationality: Students from outside of EU and EEA countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: Applicants should meet the university’s language requirements.

Finland Scholarships

How to Apply: As a part of the application process, applicants must submit certain educational documents to University Admissions Finland to establish your eligibility.

  • All the application documents must be submitted by the application deadline.
    • Collect all the required application enclosures well in advance, as late enclosures are not processed.
    • Enclosures submitted by email are not accepted.
    • If you are applying for more than one programme, please note that each application must be accompanied by its own set of documents.

Documents can be submitted in Finnish, Swedish, or English. All educational documents must either be officially certified (attested) by the awarding institution, or legalised (see below). When putting together the documents, please also note any Country-Specific Requirements, which must be taken care of first.

Application documents and enclosures will not be returned to applicants. All students are required to present their original degree certificate (bachelor’s or higher) and transcript of records upon arrival before starting their studies at the University of Lapland. If a student fails to do so, her/his right to study will be revoked.

All submitted documents will be examined for their eligibility and authenticity. If an applicant submits falsified documents, her/his application will be automatically rejected.

Application documents are programme specific

The admissions requirements are set by each master’s programme, meaning the number and type of documents to be submitted vary depending on the programme. Please check the detailed information on the application documents for your programme below:

– Arctic Art and Design
– Media Education
– TourCIM

Application Deadline: Application Deadlines:

  • May 15 for autumn semester and full year admissions
  • October 15 for spring semester admissions

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University of Oulu is an international research and innovation university engaged in multidisciplinary basic research and academic education. The University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland with 14 000 students and 3 000 employees. The University encompasses ten fields of study: Architecture, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Humanities, Education, Economics and Business, Science, Medicine and Dentistry, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Technology and Mining. The University of Oulu researchers contribute to solving global challenges by combining multidisciplinary approaches, high level research and fruitful collaborations in the following five focus areas: 1. Creating sustainability through materials and systems, 2. Molecular and environmental basis for lifelong health, 3. Digital solutions in sensing and interactions, 4. Earth and near-space system and environmental change, 5. Understanding humans in change. Collaboration across scientific fields is strongly encouraged ad supported within the University. More information http://www.oulu.fi/english/.

The following job is open in the University of Oulu:

Tenure Track Associate Professor Position in Multimodal Image and Signal Analysis 

Field and Location: For strengthening its profile at international level the University of Oulu announces a tenure-track opening for researchers in the field of multimodal image and signal analysis.

The position is placed at the Center for Machine Vision and Signal Analysis Research Unit (CMVS, http://www.oulu.fi/cmvs), Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE, http://www.oulu.fi/itee). CMVS is in a leading position in Finland with research focus on machine vision, multimodal analysis of images and signals, and associated low energy computing technology. The aim is at devising novel methods and technologies, which will allow machines to identify humans and their emotional states, be able to interact naturally with the user similar to the way human-human interaction takes place, exploit 3D information in human-computer interaction both in real and virtual environments, and create energy-efficient technologies for embedding vision systems in the environment. Among the areas of application are affective computing, biometrics, human-computer interaction, augmented reality, and biomedicine.

In its field the Research Unit is globally highly ranked with research activities based on international collaborations. The partners of CMVS include three institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Computing Technology, Psychology, and Automation), University of Oxford, National University of Singapore, University of Georgia (USA), Imperial College London, Czech Technical University (Prague), Idiap Research Institute (Switzerland), and EPFL. At the University of Oulu the Research Unit and its leading experts are responsible for undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral education in the field. The associate professor will join an international and multidisciplinary research community of researchers from multiple faculties and disciplines that collaborates on new ubiquitous technologies and digital solutions.

The tenure-track position in multimodal image and signal analysis is directed to investigating and designing genuinely multimodal systems that simultaneously disambiguate and interpret information, e.g. vision and speech, acquired by different types of detectors and sensors.

The position will start as tenure track from 1.1.2018, or later according to mutual agreement with the successful applicant. The researchers appointed to a tenure track position may advance in their career through the tenure track process and be appointed to a permanent position as a professor or a distinguished professor.

The tenure track position is open to highly talented individuals who hold a doctoral degree and have excellent potential for a successful scientific career. The successful applicant of this call will be placed at the level of Associate Professor of the four-level tenure track system.

Job Responsibilities and Required Qualifications: A person at any level of the academic tenure track system is expected to conduct outstanding world-class scientific research, to be competitive in attracting external funding, to publish in leading journals and conferences, to supervise CMVS’s doctoral students, to be an active member of the international scientific community, to create and teach related BSc and MSc level courses, and to exhibit academic leadership.

Required qualifications and career advancement at each level of the tenure track: Career advancement on the tenure track is based on performance assessments that measure the candidate’s merits.

The position of an associate professor is initially a fixed-term position for five years, but a continuation period may be granted or the position may be made permanent. Being granted continuation for the position requires meeting the below-mentioned criteria as well as successful research work as indicated in the University of Oulu Tenure Track guidelines: http://www.oulu.fi/university/node/38379.

When appointing a person to the position of an associate professor the applicants are evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • publications on an international level: dissemination, quality of the publication forums, references to the publications
  • active role in the research training
  • acquisition of external funding
  • working in more than one research facility during one’s career (in most fields represented at the University of Oulu this signifies working abroad)
  • an active role in the international scientific community
  • acknowledgements and awards.

Salary: The salary of the appointed researcher will be based on the demand level chart for the teaching and research staff of Finnish Universities. In addition to the basic salary of the appropriate tenure track level, supplementary salary will be given for personal achievement and performance, the sum rising to a maximum of 46.3 % of the basic salary level for the post. The salary thus being roughly 4,100 – 5,400 €/month for an associate professor.

Other benefits: Finland is one of the most livable countries, with a high quality of life, safety, excellent education system, and competitive economy. The successful candidate will receive full benefits provided by the University of Oulu to university employees, including free time corresponding to holidays and free occupational health care services. The successful candidate will receive also benefits provided by the Finnish government to residents, for example possibility to obtain access to the national healthcare system, tax benefits for employees with children and high-quality affordable childcare services.

Applications: Applications, together with all relevant enclosures, should be submitted electronically by 30.4.2017

The application should be written in English and the following information needs to be included:
1) an application letter with contact information
2) a curriculum vitae following the guidelines of the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity (tutkimuseettinen neuvottelukunta). The guidelines are available at http://www.tenk.fi/en/template-researchers-curriculum-vitae and a template at http://www.tenk.fi/sites/tenk.fi/files/CV_english_270613.pdf.
3) list of publications, ten most important ones marked
4) a brief account of research merits (max 1 page)
5) a brief account of teaching merits or a teaching portfolio (max 2 pages)
6) acquisition of research funds
7) a brief research and action plan (max 3 pages)
8) contact details of 2 – 4 persons available for recommendation.

Evaluators: The selection procedure will be carried out by an Appointment Committee according to the University of Oulu Tenure Track guidelines.

Contact details: In order to receive the information and announcements concerning the official selection procedures to be followed in order to fill this post, applicants must inform CMVS of their contact details for the whole duration of the selection process: they must specifically provide both their home and work telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, fax numbers and postal addresses.

For further information and enquiries about this post, and about the application and selection procedures, please contact:

Prof. Olli Silvén
Head, Center for Machine Vision and Signal Analysis Research Unit
Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
P.O.B. 4500, FI-90014 University of Oulu
phone: +358 40 555 2451
email: olli.silven@oulu.fi

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University of Oulu is an international research and innovation university engaged in multidisciplinary basic research and academic education. The University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland with 14 000 students and 3 000 employees. The university encompasses ten fields of study: Architecture, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Humanities, Education, Economics and Business, Science, Medicine and Dentistry, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Technology and Mining. The University of Oulu researchers contribute to solving global challenges by combining multidisciplinary approaches, high level research and fruitful collaborations in the following five focus areas: 1. Creating sustainability through materials and systems, 2. Molecular and environmental basis for lifelong health, 3. Digital solutions in sensing and interactions, 4. Earth and near-space system and environmental change, 5. Understanding humans in change. Collaboration across scientific fields is strongly encouraged and supported within the University. More information http://www.oulu.fi/english/.

The following job is open in the University of Oulu:

The application period has been extended to April 18th, 2017. Applicants who have submitted their applications by the original  deadline of March 31st do not need to submit again.

Tenure Track Position in Multimodal Interaction and Discoursein the Research Unit of Languages and Literature at the Faculty of Humanities
Field and Location: For strengthening its profile at international level, the University of Oulu announces a tenure-track opening for researchers in multimodal interaction and discourse.

Tenure track positions can be allocated to the career levels of the assistant professor, associate professor, full professor and distinguished professor. The positions are designed to promote the careers of outstanding researchers and give them the opportunity to gain further scientific qualifications in view of an academic career. The researchers appointed to a tenure track position may advance in their career through the tenure track process and be appointed to a permanent position as a professor or a distinguished professor. When recruiting for the positions, outstanding or world-class scientific quality is set as a requirement, and this must be verified via evaluations from high-level international researchers.

The position is placed at the Faculty of Humanities, in the Research Unit of Languages and Literature. The successful applicant will work in the COACT research community (Complexity of [Inter]action), which studies complexity of interaction and multimodal participation (http://www.oulu.fi/coact/). COACT includes scholars from different disciplines in human sciences working at the University of Oulu. It carries out research on how talk, language and (other) multimodal resources feature in the complexity of social action and interaction, and how people skillfully manage their conduct at complex sites of learning, work and everyday life. COACT is also involved in studies that expand the notion of interactional complexity to include participants’ histories and interactions across multiple timescales. It is expected of the successful applicant that his or her research field and research activities will further strengthen such research at Oulu. COACT is an active community that encompasses approx. 30 researchers (including 4 PIs, postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students). It organises weekly meetings and collaborates nationally and internationally with a large number of institutes worldwide. It currently hosts several research projects, two of which are funded by the Academy of Finland, and its results are regularly published in leading journals and conferences in the field. Several of its doctoral students are funded by the Human Sciences doctoral programme at the University of Oulu. Additionally, the successful applicant will join an international and multidisciplinary research community of researchers from multiple faculties and disciplines that collaborates on new ubiquitous technologies and digital solutions.

The tenure-track position is directed towards multimodal interaction and discourse with, around and through new ubiquitous technologies and digital solutions (e.g. wireless communication, virtual/augmented reality, Internet of Things). Furthermore, the position is directed towards

  • exploring the needs of lay people and professionals who will use these technologies as part of their everyday lives,
  • studying how people use and adopt these technologies in their natural environments, and
  • applying the results to help people use these technologies in the future.

A successful applicant will be familiar with and have a solid and internationally high-quality track-record in research that focuses on language use, social action and multimodal interaction. It is expected of the applicant that she or he will be familiar with video-based and ethnographic research methods focusing on the sequential analysis of interaction, multimodal interaction analysis and/or that take into account participants’ histories and interactions across multiple timescales. Experience in research on interaction in technology-rich environments and in working in multidisciplinary research environments is considered an advantage. The researcher will participate in both the undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as MSc/PhD thesis supervision in the Research Unit of Languages and Literature.

The position will start as tenure track from 1 January 2018, or later according to mutual agreement with the successful applicant. The researchers appointed to a tenure track position may advance in their career through the tenure track process and be appointed to a permanent position as a professor or a distinguished professor.

The tenure track position is open to highly talented individuals who hold a doctoral degree and have excellent potential for a successful scientific career. Based on the experience and competence, the successful applicant of this call will be placed at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor or Distinguished Professor of the four-level tenure track system.

Job Responsibilities and Required Qualifications: A person at any level of the academic tenure track system is expected to conduct outstanding world-class scientific research, to be competitive in attracting external funding, to publish in leading journals and conferences, to supervise PhD students, to be an active member of the international scientific community, and to exhibit academic leadership.

Required qualifications and career advancement at each level of the tenure track: Career advancement on the tenure track is based on performance assessments that measure the candidate’s merits.

Assistant Professor: The position of an assistant professor is for persons who have recently (less than ten years ago) finished their doctoral dissertation and are advancing towards a professional research career. The duration of the period is five years. The advancement assistant professor – associate professor – professor – distinguished professor is described in the University of Oulu Tenure Track guidelines: http://www.oulu.fi/university/node/38379.

The selection criteria for an assistant professor are the following:

  • research potential and merit applicable to the position to date (publications, especially internationally refereed publications; participating in acquiring external funding/funding granted; connections with the international community in the field)
  • in most fields, having experience of working abroad is common during the professional research career
  • demonstrable development of skills is the prerequisite for a continuation period.

Associate Professor: The position of an associate professor is initially a fixed-term position for five years, but a continuation period may be granted or the position may be made permanent. Being granted continuation for the position requires meeting the below-mentioned criteria as well as successful research work as indicated in the University of Oulu Tenure Track guidelines.

When appointing a person to the position of an associate professor the applicants are evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • publications on an international level: dissemination, quality of the publication forums, references to the publications
  • active role in research training
  • acquisition of external funding
  • working in more than one research facility during one’s career (in most fields represented at the University of Oulu this signifies working abroad)
  • an active role in the international scientific community
  • acknowledgements and awards.

Full Professor: The position of a Full Professor requires a doctoral degree, high-level scientific or artistic competence, experience in leading scientific research, ability to provide high-level research-based teaching and to supervise final theses, and merit in international co-operation projects in his/her field of expertise. The position of a professor also requires the ability to act as an academic leader. When evaluating the merits of an applicant, his/her scientific publications and other research results with scientific or artistic value, teaching experience and pedagogic training, ability to produce teaching material, other merits as a teacher, teaching demonstrations and supervised doctoral theses shall be taken into consideration. Other factors to be taken into consideration are the active role of the applicant in the scientific community, practical experience in the field where applicable, success in acquiring supplementary research funding, scientific work abroad, international positions, and leadership and interaction skills.

Distinguished Professor: The position of a Distinguished Professor is for especially distinguished applicants who exceed the criteria for Full Professor.

Salary: The salary of the appointed researcher will be based on the demand level chart for the teaching and research staff of Finnish Universities. In addition to the basic salary of the appropriate tenure track level, supplementary salary will be given for personal achievement and performance, the sum rising to a maximum of 46.3% of the basic salary level for the post. The salary thus being roughly 3,500–4,700€/month for an assistant professor, 4,100–5,400€/month for an associate professor and 5600–8300€/month for a full professor.

Other benefits: Finland is one of the most livable countries, with a high quality of life, safety, excellent education system, and competitive economy. The successful candidate will receive full benefits provided by the University of Oulu to university employees, including free time corresponding to holidays and free occupational health care services. The successful candidate will receive also benefits provided by the Finnish government to residents, for example possibility to obtain access to the national healthcare system, tax benefits for employees with children and high-quality affordable childcare services.

Applications: Applications, together with all relevant enclosures, should be submitted electronically by 18.4.2017.

The application should be written in English and the following information needs to be included:
1) an application letter with contact information
2) a curriculum vitae following the guidelines of the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity (tutkimuseettinen neuvottelukunta). The guidelines are available at http://www.tenk.fi/en/template-researchers-curriculum-vitae and a template at http://www.tenk.fi/sites/tenk.fi/files/CV_english_270613.pdf.
3) list of publications, ten most important ones marked
4) a brief account of research merits (max 1 page)
5) a brief account of teaching merits or a teaching portfolio (max 2 pages)
6) acquisition of research funds
7) a brief research and action plan (max 3 pages)
8) contact details of 2 – 4 persons available for recommendation.

Evaluators: The selection procedure will be carried out by an Appointment Committee according to the University of Oulu Tenure Track guidelines.

Contact details: In order to receive the information and announcements concerning the official selection procedures to be followed in order to fill this post, applicants must inform the Research Unit of Languages and Literature at the University of Oulu of their contact details for the whole duration of the selection process: they must specifically provide both their home and work telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and postal addresses.

For further information and enquiries about this post, and about the application and selection procedures, please contact:

Professor Pentti Haddington, Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Literature Research Unit, University of Oulu

P.O. Box 1000, FI-90014 Oulun yliopisto

phone: + 358503410347

email: pentti.haddington@oulu.fi

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International Researcher and Finland Researcher

Awarded in: Finland

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  April, September (annual)

Academy of Finland Research Grants

The Academy of Finland is offering grants for faculty members and researchers from international countries. This program is offered for researchers of different institutions and universities from developing countries under the program. The main objective of Academy of Finland through these research grants is to promote quality of research in different countries by providing chances to the researchers for their higher studies.

Field of Study: The research grants are available for different fields under this program which are offered by the Academy of Finland.

Duration:  The duration of award for this research grant is 1 year.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • Research team’s work (salaries)
  • Research costs
  • Travel
  • National and international collaboration and mobility
  • as a mobility allowancefor mobility from Finland, as part of a project’s research costs:
  • researchers with dependants €1,500/month
  • researchers without dependants €1,050/month
  • Preparation of international projects
  • Publishing costs

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from any institute or university of any international country.
  • Applicant should be holder of a Doctorate Degree.
  • Applicant should be holder of such qualifications which may make him to be considered as suitable for these research grants.
  • The applicants should be with any of the position mentioned as:
  • Academy Project
  • Academy Project (PI of consortium or consortium subproject)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Academy Research Fellow
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Applicant should submit only one application for the program and if he / she do not do so, only the first application, which will be received by the program, will be accepted.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant, should follow these simple steps.

  • Applicant should visit the official website of the program and should click on select open calls.
  • After that, the tab of graduate research fellow should be opened and should draft the application portal before the final date of submission.
  • Incomplete entries or the unduly filled application forms shall neither be accepted nor considered for this grant program.
  • Contact us:
  • Academy of Finland
  • Hakanjemenranta 6, POB 131, Fl-00531 Helsinki
  • Tel: +358 29 533 5000
  • Fax: +358 29 533 5299

Official Website: Visit official website for further details about the Academy of Finland grants

http://www.aka.fi/en-GB/A/Funding-and-guidance/Funding/Who-is-eligible-to-apply-/