Väitöskirjatutkijan määräaikainen tehtävä viestintätieteiden tiedekunnassa / Doctoral Researcher fixed-term position in the Faculty of Communication Sciences

The Faculty of Communication Sciences (COMS) at the University of Tampere invites applications for a fixed-term doctoral researcher’s position starting from November 1st, 2018, or soon thereafter. The length of the position will be decided separately (max. 3 years).

The position is part of the field of visual cultures / visual studies, and aims to support its work and visibility in Finland. The tasks include research on visual cultures according to the applicants own research plan, a survey of the development and use of visual technologies, as well as the organization of an annual seminar. The researcher may, upon agreement, use this material as part of her/his doctoral research.

A person appointed as a rdoctoral esearcher must hold a Master’s degree or higher, and be able to pursue scientific research independently. The appointed researcher should preferably have an understanding of visual culture studies, media studies, communication, cultural anthropology and/or sociology. The position requires good cooperation skills, willingness to travel, and good written and spoken communication skills in English.

The preliminary salary is based on level 2 (2005,71€) of the job-related salary element for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of the Finnish Universities. The basic salary will be supplemented with a performance increase up to 46,3 % based on the employee’s individual performance. The position carries a six-month trial period.

Please submit your application documents through the University’s online application system by 15:00 Finnish time on 24.10.2018 The application should be sent with a curriculum vitae, copies of the degree diplomas, a ca. 20 page example of the applicants scientific writing skills, and other materials considered relevant such as letters of recommendation. Applicants may be invited for an interview in person in Tampere or online.

For further information about the position, please contact:

Associate professor, Docent of Visual Cultures, Asko Lehmuskallio, asko.lehmuskallio@uta.fi

For more information about the application process, please contact:

HR Specialist Marja Jussila, marja.jussila@uta.fi


This post also in Finnish here: https://uta.rekrytointi.com/paikat/?jgid=1&jid=1218&o=A_RJ