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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Doctoral researcher positions in the Health and Biosciences doctoral programme at The University of Oulu, Finland

If you are looking for a research opportunity in the field of Healthcare, medicine or dentistry, then you might find this post helpful. There are Multiple available short-term doctoral researcher positions in the Health and Biosciences doctoral programme (HBS-DP) of the University of Oulu. The positions are fully funded by the University of Oulu Graduate School (UniOGS) and by the research units.

 

About the positions

In the current call, short-term doctoral researcher positions ranging from 3 to 6 months will be available for the year 2025 (up to 5 person-years in total). These doctoral researcher positions are primarily intended for doctoral researchers working as professionals in healthcare with the degree of Licentiate of Medicine, Licentiate of Dentistry or Master of Health Sciences. The positions are fixed-term for 3 to 6 months starting earliest on 1.1.2025 and ending at the latest on 31.12.2025.

 

Salary details

The successful candidate will be employed at the University of Oulu. The salary will be based on levels 2–4 of the demand level chart for university-level teaching and research staff of Finnish universities. In addition, a salary component based on personal work performance will be paid (maximum of 50% of the job-specific component). The starting gross salary will be approximately €24002700 per month, depending on the qualifications.

 

Qualifications

You are expected to have the ability to pursue independent research, work productively in a team of various backgrounds, and potentially to supervise undergraduate students. Specifically, you must have:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field. Priority will be given to doctoral researchers working as professionals in healthcare with a degree of Licentiate of Medicine, Licentiate of Dentistry or Master of Health Sciences.

  • Candidates must meet all the requirements to receive doctoral study right as defined in the UniOGS's webpages (see section ‘What is required for admission?’)

  • The students who are granted the funded position need to have doctoral study right or need to apply for doctoral study right as soon as possible

 

Application procedure

Prior to submitting an application, applicants are expected to find a prospective main supervisor in an eligible research unit. Applicants are advised to seek potential supervisors in the faculty's web pages. The proposed main supervisor must clearly be identified in the application (full name, title, position, faculty and research unit at the University of Oulu). A commitment form from the proposed supervisor willing to commit for supervision must be attached into the applicant’s set of documents.


Application documents

  1. Cover letter (max. 1 page)

  2. CV following the guidelines of the Academy of Finland (max. 3 pages)

  3. Certificates/Diplomas: Scanned electronic copies of diplomas and transcripts

  4. Research plan following the guidelines of the Academy of Finland (max. 4 pages)

  5. Commitment form signed by the supervisor


Application Deadline: 31.Aug.2024


• To read more information and to submit your application, visit the official post webpage

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