Doctoral candidate positions, Doctoral Programme in Food Chain and Health (FoodHealth)
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Doctoral candidate positions, Doctoral Programme in Food Chain and Health (FoodHealth)
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Application deadline: Sep 14
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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Doctoral candidate positions, Doctoral Programme in Food Chain and Health (FoodHealth)

The University of Helsinki, founded in 1640, is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. The University has four doctoral schools, which offer a total of 32 doctoral programmes (https://www.helsinki.fi/en/research/doctoral-education/doctoral-schools-...). Our doctoral candidates, supervised by top-class researchers, carry out their research as part of an international academic community. The University awards some 500 doctoral degrees annually.

The Doctoral Programme in Food Chain and Health (FoodHealth) trains students in the fields of food sciences covering food science and food safety research throughout the whole food chain. It allows the examination of food from several complementary perspectives, as well as cooperation with the whole food sector. The doctoral programme is run by the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

The Doctoral Programme in in Food Chain and Health invites applications for

DOCTORAL CANDIDATE POSITIONS

for a 1–4 year period starting from 1 January 2018. The duration of the employment contract depends on the phase of the appointee´s thesis.

The duties of a doctoral candidate are to work on their doctoral thesis and to complete the doctoral studies determined by the doctoral programme’s curriculum. The duties may also include teaching and other tasks for up to 5 % of the annual working time.

The appointee must obtain the right to pursue a doctoral degree at the University of Helsinki (https://www.helsinki.fi/en/research/doctoral-education/the-application-p...) by the start of the appointment. Other requirements include the ability and motivation, as demonstrated through previous degree studies or otherwise, to pursue the doctoral degree according to the research proposal and the accompanying study plan.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

Note that you will need to include the following attachments as a single pdf file in the order specified below. Please name the pdf file with your last name and the initials of your first name.

1. A free-form 1-page commitment letter addressed to the Steering Committee of the Doctoral Programme in Food Chain and Health
2. A research plan not exceeding six pages in length and excluding the reference list (The reference list should be placed after the research plan.)
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. A transcript of academic records or a personal statement on academic performance
5. A list of publications. Mark the thesis article(s) with the star(s). Please, include authors, the name of the article, the name of the journal, the volume and pages. Add also the status of the article (published, accepted, submitted, manuscript) and information on the peer review system of the journal.
6. A signed free-form statement of the principal supervisor

All documents are preferred to be submitted in English (Finnish and Swedish are also suitable).

Please see also FoodHealth’s selection criteria: https://www.helsinki.fi/sites/default/files/atoms/files/foodhealth_selec....

The salary for the doctoral candidate position is based on levels 2–4 of the job requirement scheme for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee shall be paid a salary component based on personal work performance. Depending on the appointee’s qualifications and experience, the salary is EUR 2065–3022 per month. The appointment starts with a probationary period of four months.

Please submit your application, together with the required attachments, through the University of Helsinki Recruitment System via the APPLY LINK (see the bottom of the page). Applicants who are employees of the University of Helsinki are requested to leave their application via the SAP HR portal (https://saphr.it.helsinki.fi/irj/portal).

Before starting to fill in the application form, familiarize yourself with the general instructions for applying for UH-funded salaried positions: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/research/instructions-for-applying-for-uh-fun... (including also instructions for attachments concerning degree certificates).

For detailed information on application documents and procedure, please refer to FoodHealth's website: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/research/doctoral-education/doctoral-schools-....

The deadline for applications is 14 September 2017.

Interviews for selected applicants will be held on 8th November 2017, on the Viikki campus.

The decisions will be announced on the doctoral programme’s web page by the beginning of December 2017.

For further information on the doctoral student positions, please contact doctoral programme coordinator Dr. Mia Vehkaoja, e-mail foodhealth-info(at)helsinki.fi, tel. +358 50 448 4434. Technical support for using the recruitment system: rekrytointi(at)helsinki.fi.

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