The University of Eastern Finland, UEF, is one of the largest multidisciplinary universities in Finland. We offer education in nearly one hundred major subjects, and are home to approximately 15,000 students and 2,800 members of staff. We operate on three campuses in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. In international rankings, we are ranked among the leading 300 universities in the world.
Effectiveness in Healthcare and Social Services (EFFEC) is one of the emerging strategic research areas within UEF, and a joint research area of the UEF Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies. Regarding personal social services, our research team is multidisciplinary with research interests spanning from the effectiveness of social work, social services and patient safety to their cost-effectiveness and to the effectiveness of care management. Also effects and effectiveness of integration of social and health care are covered. More information: http://www.uef.fi/en/research/emerging-areas
We are now inviting applications for a tree-year position of Postdoctoral Researcher for the development of methods in evaluation of social work and other personal social services for the advanced-level, strong research area Effectiveness in Healthcare and Social Services.
The position is placed in the Department of Social Sciences of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies at the Kuopio Campus, within the Effectiveness in Healthcare and Social Services research area.
The principal duty of the Postdoctoral Researcher is to complete the research presented in the research proposal. The Postdoctoral Researcher will also participate in the supervision of academic theses in his or her field of research, and give teaching in the field in question.
The duties involve research on effectiveness in RCT designs and development of reliable and valid indicators for use in research and practice. We are looking for persons with a doctoral degree in social work, social policy or economics of social services, who have knowledge on personal social services or methods of social work, as well as expertise in methods of RCT and quantitative research methods. We expect the applicants to have fluent English language capacity, and share the interest in collaboration with central international research institutes and networks in the field. The application shall include a research proposal responding to the above mentioned requirements.
A person to be appointed as a postdoctoral researcher shall hold a suitable doctoral degree. (UEF Administrative Regulations 30 §), which may not have been completed more than five years ago at the time of accepting the position. In this context, the 5 years refer to a net period of time, which does not include maternity leaves, parental leaves, or military service, etc.
Members of the university's teaching and research staff are required to have command of the language they give teaching in, Finnish or Swedish (The language requirements associated with the position are defined in the Government Decree 770/2009). In the Postdoctoral Researcher position, the language of teaching and research may also be English.
The Postdoctoral Researcher position will be filled for a three-year term beginning on 1 January 2017. Postdoctoral researcher positions are always filled for a fixed term (UEF Administrative Regulations, Section 30).
The salary is based on level 5 of the job requirement level chart of the teaching and research staff in the salary system for Finnish universities (€2,865.30€/month). In addition to the job requirement component, the salary includes a personal performance component, which may be a maximum of 46.3 % of the job requirement component.
The application should include:
- A curriculum vitae (e.g. according to: http://www.tenk.fi/en/template-researchers-curriculum-vitae)
- A list of publications (e.g. according to: http://www.aka.fi/en/funding/how-to-apply/appendices-required/guidelines-for-list-of-publications/)
- A copy of the PhD diploma/certificate
- A research proposal (maximum of 10 pages).
The curriculum vitae, the list of publications and the research proposal are recommended to be submitted in English.
A probationary period is applied to all new members of the staff.
For further information on the position, please contact: professor Marja Vaarama, tel. +358 50 4134349, e-mail: email@example.com
For further information on the application process, please contact: Executive Head of Administration Ulla Hurskainen (tel. +358 505125238, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The application needs to be submitted no later than November 2, 2016 (by 24.00 hours Finnish time) by using the electronic application form.
Osoite: 70211 KUOPIO
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