Our naturally beautiful campus in the Jyväskylä city centre is home to a dynamic multidisciplinary research university – a modern, open and collaborative community of 2,500 experts and 15,000 students seeking answers to the pivotal questions of today and tomorrow. It was here, in 1863, that Finnish-language teacher education began. Since then, the University of Jyväskylä has been serving the future. The dialogue between research, education and society is our driving force. We cherish this balance of research and education, and work to promote open thinking. We kindle the skills, knowledge and passion to live wisely for the best of humanity.
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy is currently seeking to recruit a
Professor in Social Work starting January 1st 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter until further notice.
A Professor’s duty is to provide teaching and supervision at the social work bachelor, master’s and doctoral levels, and to participate in the development of the discipline and the entire Department as well as applying external funding. The Professor is expected to strengthen the research profile of the Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, especially in the research areas of social work discipline. In addition, the Professor shall actively participate in societal interaction, and national and international networks of social work research and education.
The appointment procedure provides more detailed information on the duties, qualification requirements and attachments, see: https://www.jyu.fi/en/workwithus/appointment-procedure. The qualification requirements should be met before the closing time of this apply.
The Professor’s job-specific salary component is based on the job demands levels 8-11 (4.702,72 – 6.928,70 €/month) according to the salary system concerning teaching and research staff at universities. In addition, a personal performance-based salary component amounting to the maximum of 46,3% of the job-specific salary component is also paid.
For more information, please contact Professor Marjo Kuronen, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +358 40 805 4231 or Professor Mika Ojakangas, e-mail: email@example.com, tel. +358 40 805 4177.
The application must include the following documents in English (the name of the applicant must be mentioned in the file name):