The University of Oulu (UO) is an international scientific community, with 16 000 students and approximately 3 000 employees. The strengths of the University are wide multidisciplinary study/research interests, modern research, study environment, and good cooperation with international educational and research institutes. UO has recently decided upon its focus areas of research http://www.oulu.fi/university/node/35051
The following position is open at University of Oulu
Professor in Psychiatry for a fixed-term period of three years
Job Description and Location:
The position concerned is a fixed-term (1.1.2020-31.12.2022) Professorship in Psychiatry. It belongs to the Research Unit of Clinical Neuroscience at the Faculty of Medicine, and it is based on the agreement between the University, Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District and regional hospital districts.
Research of the Faculty of Medicine is focused on molecular and environmental basis for lifelong health in which we generate greater understanding of the factors that affect health during life and how this knowledge can be translated into the benefit of lifelong health. We explore human life from fetal development to old age, including molecular and physiological properties, and environmental, social and psychosocial factors.
Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Language Skills:
The professor will be a dynamic individual who provides vision, leadership, and mentoring in the field of Psychiatry. The professor is responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate training, and especially implementation of entrustable professional activities in postgraduate training as part of clinician’s daily work.
Qualifications of successful candidate include a doctoral degree, high quality scientific competence, experience in supervising scientific research, ability to give high quality education based on research and supervision of doctoral theses, as well as evidence of international collaboration in his/her field of research and training (see section 33, Universities’ Act).
When assessing the applicant’s merits, issues taken into consideration include scientific publications and other research achievements, teaching experience, pedagogical training and other teaching merits. In addition, the applicant’s activity in the scientific community, practicality within the field concerned, and success in acquiring domestic and international research funding, scientific work abroad and other international activities will be taken into consideration.
Professor to be nominated will be evaluated also regarding the suitability of his/her research into the above-mentioned focus area.
The teaching language at the University of Oulu is Finnish. Teaching in English is also possible.
Applications, together with all relevant enclosures, should be submitted using electronic application form byApril 30th, 2019.
1) Curriculum vitae following the guidelines of the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity (Tutkimuseettinen neuvottelukunta). The guidelines are available at https://www.tenk.fi/en/template-researchers-curriculum-vitae
2) List of publications classified as follows:
A. Peer-reviewed scientific articles
Original journal articles, review articles, literature reviews, systematic reviews, sections and chapters in scientific books and conference proceedings etc.
B. Non-refereed scientific articles
Non-refereed journal articles, book sections and non-refereed conference proceedings etc.
C. Publications intended for professional communities
Articles in trade journal, articles in professional manuals or guides, textbook materials, professional conference proceedings, published development or research reports etc.
D. Patents and invention disclosures
At most ten (10) publications has to be identified to the referees for assessment and to be taken into consideration upon evaluation of the eligibility and scientific merits. The applicant is required to indicate these 10 publications within his/her list of publication (* or color coding).
3) Teaching portfolio or a comparable document including merits of relevance to the position
4) Research action plan in English with a special emphasis on how the plan benefits the above-mentioned focus areas of the faculty and university (max 3 pages).
The Dean will nominate a recruiting committee to take care of the evaluation process. As proposed by the recruiting committee the research council of the University has appointed minimum of two reviewers to be consulted regarding the merits of the applicants.
Interview and proposal by the recruitment committee
The recruiting committee will analyze the evaluations of the reviewer’s, interview the suitable candidates and make a proposal for appointment.
The salary will be based on the levels 8 – 10 of the demand level chart for teaching and research personnel of the salary system of Finnish Universities. In addition to the basic salary, supplementary salary will be given for personal achievement and performance, the sum rising to a maximum of 50 % of the basic salary level for the post.
Based on the proposal by the recruiting committee the Dean will make her proposition to the Vice Rector for research, who in turn will make the nomination to the post.
For further information regarding filling of this post:
Anne Remes, Dean
Faculty of Medicine
University of Oulu
FIN - 90014 University of Oulu
Tiina Hurskainen, HR Manager
Faculty of Medicine
University of Oulu
FIN - 90014 Oulu University
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|Title||Professor in Psychiatry|
|Employer||University of Oulu|
|Job location||Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, 90570 Oulu|
|Published||April 11, 2019|
|Application deadline||April 30, 2019|
|Job type||Professor  |
|Fields||Neuropsychology,   Sport Psychology,   Psychiatry & Psychology,   Abnormal Psychology,   Applied Psychology,   Behavioural Science,   Biological Psychology,   Community Psychology,   Developmental Psychology,    and 18 more. Differential Psychology,   Educational Psychology,   Emotion,   Evolutionary Psychology,   Experimental Psychology,   Forensic Psychology,   Health Psychology,   Intrapersonal Communications,   Legal Psychology (Psychology and Law),   Media Psychology,   Organizational Psychology,   Personality Psychology,   Positive Psychology,   Psychoanalysis,   Psychophysics,   Quantitative Psychology,   Social Psychology,   Cognitive Psychology  |