Professorship/associate professorship in coastal ecologyExternal

News Overview

Deadline: September 15, 2019

The University of Helsinki (Finland) is seeking an internationally competitive mid-career researcher with a strong academic track-record in aquatic ecology. The position will strengthen and expand the research done on ecological processes in coastal ecosystems and habitats. We are looking for candidates who would focus on developing a better understanding of dynamic coastal ecosystem processes in an ecosystem heavily affected by anthropogenic pressures, e.g. eutrophication and climate change, to support conservation and management efforts.

 Particular expertise may relate to, e.g. the influence of multiple stressors and habitat degradation on the functioning and resilience of coastal ecosystems. The appointee is expected to engage extensively in collaborations with other staff members and participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision.

An appointee to a professorship shall hold a doctoral degree and have top-level scholarly qualifications, experience in the supervision of scientific research, the ability to provide top-level teaching based on research and to supervise theses and dissertations as well as the documentation of international cooperation in the research field that the appointee represents.

An appointee to an associate professorship shall hold a doctoral degree, have the ability to conduct independent scholarly work and have the teaching skills necessary for the position. Other requirements shall include the ability and motivation to pursue a scientific career, as demonstrated through publications or otherwise.

Full details of the position, including how to apply, can be found via the link below.