Doctoral Researcher (4-7 positions), Faculty of Management and Business (# of pos: 7)

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 27 Jun 2019

Together, Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences form a higher education community that places faith in people and scientific knowledge. Leading experts in the fields of technology, health and society are changing the world at Finland’s second largest multidisciplinary higher education institution.

We are looking for 

Doctoral Researchers 

for the Doctoral programme of Administrative Sciences, Business Sciences and Politics.

Job description

  • Doctoral researchers enrolled in the doctoral programme of sdministrative sciences, business sciences and politics at the Faculty of Management and Business of the Tampere University pursue a doctoral degree.

  • Tasks include not only writing doctoral thesis but also participation in teaching activities and other defined tasks.


Applicants for these positions must have a Master's degree or the equivalent from a university. Successful candidates must also be pursuing a doctoral degree in the doctoral programme of administrative sciences, business sciences and politics and present an approved study and research plan.

Candidates are selected based on the level of promise that they show, and this will be evaluated on the basis of their study and research plans, their previous success in studies and merits in doing the doctoral thesis and / or scientific publishing. Priority will be given to applicants who have not received full-time funding for four years before the end of the application period. In addition, evidence of the progress and / or scientific publication of a thesis is beneficial. The duration of employment is defined on the basis of the research phase.

We offer

The position will be filled for the maximum of four years.

The salary will be based on both the job demands and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the University Salary System. The position of Doctoral Researcher is placed on the job demand level between 2-4 (the demand level chart for the teaching and research staff). In addition, employees will receive performance-based salary.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, such as occupational health care, flexible working hours, excellent sports facilities on campus and several restaurants on campus with staff discounts. Please read more about working at Tampere University .

We are inviting you to be a part of a vibrant, active and truly international research community. Interdisciplinarity is highly encouraged, as it allows you to expand your research network and exposes you to new perspectives and ideas to solve complex research problems and pursue novel research findings. We have a strong commitment to the highest level of scientific research and the provision of high-quality doctoral education.

How to apply

Please submit your application through our online recruitment system. The closing date for applications is June 27, 2019 (at 23:59 EEST / 20:59 UTC). Applications should include the following documents (one pdf-file):

  • Curriculum Vitae according to TENK template  , including the date you received notification of your right to study towards a doctoral degree

  • Your research and study plan, including a time schedule for your dissertation project

  • A list of your publications according to Finnish Academy of Finland

  • A detailed account of grants received for dissertation research and previous employment at Finnish research schools or other, similar institutions

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