Tenure Track or Full Professor in Sociology Helsinki
|Prof. Socio Helsinki|
|Dates||2018/12/09 - 2018/12/09|
|Address||University of Helsinki P.O. Box 3 (Fabianinkatu 33) 00014 University of Helsinki|
|Geolocation||60° 10' 21", 24° 57' 4"|
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Tenure Track or Full Professor in Sociology Helsinki:
Tenure Track or Full Professor in Sociology Helsinki'
The successful applicant may be appointed to a permanent professorship or a fixed-term associate/assistant professorship (tenure track system), depending on his/her qualifications and career stage. Further information on the UH tenure track system at 
We are seeking a sociologist who has a culturally-oriented research perspective on social processes and structures, societal polarization, inclusion, exclusion and cultural differentiation. The successful candidate will have an excellent record in research and teaching concerning social processes, structures and meanings. We prefer candidates with a demonstrable ability to work in multidisciplinary environments, in which different analytic approaches are combined. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in one or several of the following areas: social interaction, everyday life, gender, family, work and religion. The applicant will teach in the bachelor and master’s programs of social sciences, and in the Contemporary Societies master’s program.
An appointee to the position of assistant/associate professor within the tenure track system shall hold a doctoral degree, have the ability to conduct independent scholarly work and have the teaching skills necessary for the position. In addition, applicants for assistant/associate professorships shall demonstrate their capability and motivation as regards an academic career through publications and other means.
An appointee to a full professorship shall hold a doctoral degree and possess top-level scholarly qualifications and experience in the supervision of scientific research, along with the ability to provide top-level research-based teaching as well as to supervise theses and dissertations. In addition, the appointee shall present documentation of international cooperation in the field of research that he or she represents. Holders of professorships shall also have the skills necessary to serve as academic leaders.
To successfully attend to the duties of the position, the appointee must have good English skills. If the appointee is not proficient in Finnish or Swedish, he/she is expected to acquire moderate proficiency within a reasonable time after the appointment. Support for language studies is offered.
When assessing the qualifications of each applicant, attention will be paid to:
- scientific publications
- success in obtaining external research funding
- leading of scientific research
- international research experience
- activity in the academic community
- teaching experience, supervision of theses and dissertations and other pedagogical merits
- leadership and interaction skills
- vision of how the applicant intends to develop the field and focus his or her research
• assessor statements • interview.
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