Professor of Social Work (International Social Work)

The University of Eastern Finland has continued the application time for the Post of Professor of International Social Work. Could you please inform potential candidates about this opportunity in your networks. It is a question of a full permanent professorship. The aim is to find a person who is highly qualified in research in international social work and who is able to develop research and education activities in the field of international social work in the University of Easter Finland.

Professor of Social Work (International Social Work), Department of Social Sciences, Kuopio Campus, deadline 16 August at 3 pm

The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) is one of the largest universities in Finland. The UEF is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in more than 100 major subjects. The university has approximately 15,000 students and some 2,800 members of staff, and the university’s campuses are located in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna.

The University of Eastern Finland is inviting applications for the following position (extended application period):


Professor of Social Work (International Social Work) (post no 30294), Department of Social Sciences, Kuopio Campus

The post will be filled with an open-ended contract as from 1 October 2013.

The salary of the post consists of two components; a job requirement component and a personal performance component.
The professor’s salary is based on the demands level chart (levels 8-11) for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a salary component based on personal work performance. The salary range currently in use for permanent professors is between EUR 5,613 and 9,924 per month depending on the qualifications and previous experience of the appointee.

Link to the description of the post.

Link to the portfolio instructions.

Applications submitted earlier will be taken into consideration and no new application is required.

Further information can be obtained from Dean Harri Siiskonen (+358 400577453/, Head of the Department Juha Hämäläinen (+358 505939415/ or Head of Administration Miia Laukkanen (+358 504382610/

The deadline for applications is 16 August 2013 at 3 pm (Finnish time).

The application with the required appendices should be delivered to the registry office of the Joensuu or Kuopio Campus:

University of Eastern Finland
Kuopio Campus
P.O. Box 1627
FI-70211 Kuopio

University of Eastern Finland
Joensuu Campus
P.O. Box 111
FI-80101 Joensuu

A probationary period will be applied to new members of the university staff (general regulations on the employment relationship at the University of Eastern Finland, 30 Nov. 2009)

Administration Centre, 1 June 2013

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