101 Doctoral positions and six additional “open research project” positions are delightedly being tendered by the University of Oulu Graduate School. The students of Finland can submit an application for the offered grant. The positions are available for highly motivated and talented students wishing to undertake and complete training for a research-focused doctoral degree in below mentioned fields. The duration of the funded position is for two years (ending on 31st December 2015) or for four years (ending on 31st December 2017). Depending on the Doctoral Programme, the funded period may include a trial period of up to four months. Further it can be taken at Finland.
- About the eligibility:-
All applicants must hold a Master’s degree or an equivalent degree (e.g. licentiate) in a relevant field by the end of 2013, and be able to demonstrate sufficient language skills in English or Finnish. The degree will have been accredited with good grades (at least 60% of the maximum grade in both taught studies and the Master’s thesis. Lower grades and Bachelor level degree holders will not be considered). Note that these are the minimum requirements for selection; individual Doctoral Programmes may impose additional or more stringent requirements.
- About the nationality:-
Students of Finland can submit an application for these positions.
- About the awards:-
- Scholarships are awarded in Engineering, Natural sciences, and Environmental sciences, biomedicine, molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, developmental biology, genetics, structural biology and bioinformatics, projects promoting international and/or national cooperation, and interdisciplinary research in biomedicine, molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, developmental biology, genetics, structural biology, bioinformatics, statistics, biocomputing, bioelectronics, humanities, education, business (marketing and management), and human geography, electrical engineering, photonics, electronics design, electronics materials & components, computer science and engineering, communications engineering, and information processing science, clinical medicine, dental science, biomedicine, health science, and medical technology, Northern environment, climate change, resource management, wellbeing in the North and conflict resolution. Six additional “open research project” positions will be allocated to applicants whose research relates to any focus area of the University of Oulu.
- The University of Oulu Graduate School now invites applications for 101 doctoral student positions for 2014 – 2017, funded by the University of Oulu and distributed between 8 Doctoral Programmes. Six additional “open research project” positions will be allocated to applicants whose research relates to any focus area of the University of Oulu.
- The duration of the funded position is for two years, ending on 31st December 2015, or for four years, and ending on 31st December 2017. Depending on the Doctoral Programme, the funded period may include a trial period of up to four months.
- The salary of the selected doctoral students will be set on levels 1–4 of the national salary scale for the teaching and research staff of Finnish universities. In addition, a supplementary remuneration will be given for personal achievement and performance, the sum rising to a maximum of 46.3% of whatever salary scale (1 – 4) is set for the post. The total salary for these levels (before tax) currently ranges from about 1770 to 3560 Euros/month for full-time employment.
- Applicants will be informed of the results of the selection process by e-mail during the second or third weeks of October, 2013. The final list of selected students will be published on the web pages of the University of Oulu Graduate School.
- About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
- All application documents are to be submitted electronically as attachments to a single e-mail addressed to the University of Oulu Registrar’s Office (university.of.oulu-at-oulu.fi, or kirjaamo-at-oulu.fi). All applicants must include the following documents in their application:
-A completed “Application for doctoral student positions” form; Important: All applicants should read”Technical issues” for instructions on how to save the application form, and if you have problems opening the form;
-Scanned electronic copies of all documents requested in the Application for doctoral student positions form, including: two signed reference letters, diplomas and transcripts of the records of previous degrees, and certificates of language proficiency tests if required;
-Electronic copies of all additional documents requested by the Doctoral Programme to which you are applying. Details for these are provided in the individual calls, texts of the Doctoral Programmes.
- 2. The application deadline is 16th September, 2013.
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