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Postdoctoral researchers and Professorship in Contemporary Social Studies

CAS 25/07/2008

1) The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies will fill by invitation THE JANE AND AATOS ERKKO VISITING PROFESSORSHIP IN STUDIES ON  CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY

The appointment will be for a fixed term from 1 August 2009 to 31 July 2010.

The Collegium for Advanced Studies invites interested academics to notify the Collegium of their interest by the designated deadline.

The professorship will focus on themes of topical significance to contemporary society and social justice, including the future of the welfare society, globalisation, cultural conflicts, pluralism and environmental issues. The scope may also include research on the cultural and
historical background of themes concerning contemporary society. Due to the location of the professorship, the duties of the holder of the post will focus on research. A special duty of the appointee will be to organise a seminar in his or her own research field at the Collegium.

Detailed information on the professorship and instructions for notifying of interest in the position can be found at web page: HERE

Further information is available from Professor Juha Sihvola, Director of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, tel. 358-(0)9 191 23456, juha.sihvola(at)helsinki.fi and from Dr Minna Franck, Head of Planning and Development, tel. 358-(0)9-191 23261, minna.franck(at)helsinki.fi.

The notification of interest, with the required enclosures, must be delivered to the following address: Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, P.0. Box 4 (Fabianinkatu 24) 00014 University of Helsinki.

The deadline is Wednesday 10 September 2008 at 15.45 local Helsinki time.



The term of office for successful applicants will begin on 1 August 2009. The monthly salary will depend on the assessed job demand level and personal work performance. The Board of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies will determine the length of the appointments for a fixed term of 1 - 5 years based on the research plan of each applicant.

Applicants best able to meet the requirements of the post will have a doctoral degree, previous research experience in the humanities and/or social sciences, and demonstrated ability for scientific work at a high international level. The applicant must also demonstrate how she or
he would participate in the multi- and cross-disciplinary cooperation practiced at the Collegium.

The working language of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies is English.

The Collegium will appoint applicants who are at different stages of their academic careers. The Collegium encourages applications also from professor-level applicants. Such applicants may be recruited to the Collegium under the title Research Director.

For further information, please visit the application procedure web page or send email to: collegium-office(at)helsinki.fi.

The application deadline is Wednesday, 10 September 2008, at 3.45 p.m. (local Helsinki time). At this hour the electronic application system will be closed.


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