Tenure track at the University of Jyväskylä

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The University of Jyväskylä is a nationally and internationally significant research university with expertise in education and a focus on human and natural sciences. The University is Finland’s leading expert in teacher training and adult education, as well as a major exporter of education. The Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences is the only one of its kind in the country.
Improving its ranking amongst research universities is one of the University of Jyväskylä´s main objectives. The current professor tenure track compliments the four-level career path intended for researchers. The position of an associate professor is filled through an international recruitment procedure for a fixed period of 5 years. Before the period ends, the associate professor is evaluated to determine if he/she fulfills the requirements for being offered the position of professor.
The open, international recruitment procedure attracts the best people from their fields to Jyväskylä.
What does the tenure track at the University of Jyväskylä offer?
  • The possibility to advance in the career of university researcher 
  • A tenure track from associate professor to full professor
  • A reliable and attractive academic career 
  • Support in acquiring and coordinating resources for research
  • Education to enhance pedagogical and management skills
What does the tenure track at the University of Jyväskylä require?
  • Applicable doctoral degree
  • Proof of scientific research
  • International cooperation 
  • Exceptional skills in research-based teaching and supervising the thesis process
  • Proof of having acquired supplementary funding