February 2018
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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral positions in urban studies, Finland

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Mon, 5 Feb 2018 09:31:35 +0000

The University of Helsinki and Aalto University open four (4) positions for postdoctoral researchers as part of a joint multidisciplinary collaboration initiative coordinated by the Institute of Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Helsinki. Applications are invited to both universities and the applications will be evaluated by a joint selection committee. The individual contracts with the University of Helsinki or Aalto University will be made according to the research plan and interests of the applicants and based on the academic affiliation of the main supervising professor.

The University of Helsinki, founded in 1640, is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. The University of Helsinki is an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members. It operates on four campuses in Helsinki and at 15 other locations.

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20,000 students and 4,700 employees, 390 of which are professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

Helsinki Institute of Urban and Regional Studies is seeking four talented and highly motivated postdoctoral researchers in urban studies. The goal of the Institute is to enhance understanding of the global urban challenges also facing the Nordic Welfare States. The postdoctoral researchers will benefit from a novel research environment that emphasizes scientific rigor, collaboration with cities, and the pursuit of excellence in science and teaching. The close co-operation between the University of Helsinki, Aalto University and the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa will provide a unique working environment in the heart of a changing and developing capital region. The cities of Helsinki Capital Region are funding the research positions and the appointees will be working in close interaction with the cities.

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