Doctoral student positions available in project related to social justice in education

By on 03.08.2018 in PhD thesis
Doctoral students positions

The Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki invites applications for the position of 1-2 doctoral students for a fixed term of two years beginning on 1 January 2019 (or starting point as agreed). The doctoral students will be involved in the project ‘Local Educational Ethos: a study on well-performing comprehensive schools in disadvantaged neighbourhoods (LEE)’, lead by JustEd researcher and Assistant Professor Sonja Kosunen.

The duties of the doctoral student will include dissertation work, the production of data for the project, publishing together with other project researchers, and responsibility for project communications together with the other project researchers. The duties may also include teaching and other tasks. Teaching may account for up to 5 % of the annual working hours.

The position requires an applicable second-cycle (Master’s) degree, the ability and motivation to conduct scientific research, and proficiency in spoken and written Finnish or Swedish, and English.

Deadline for applications is 29.8.2018.


About the Author

About the Author: Charlotta Järf is in charge of the communications and marketing activities for JustEd, The Nordic Centre of Excellence, an international research network with 14 partner universities in 8 countries. With ten years of professional experience in Communications and Marketing, and five years as a TV, radio and newspaper journalist, Charlotta has a practical set of skills in strategical communications, PR, social media, graphic design, video and content production. .


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