Tampere University of Technology (TUT) is one of Finland’s leading learning and research institutions with its some 12,200 students and 2,000 employees. The University operates in close cooperation with industry and business life and offers exciting career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines and fields.
13 Researchers to the Doctoral Programme of the President of the University
Tampere University of Technology (TUT) invests in doctoral education. The doctoral programme of the President of the University is a doctoral programme that covers all the discplines represented at TUT and has 50 positions available for doctoral students.
The successful candidates must be eligible for studies leading to a scientific or artistic postgraduate degree as set forth in the Universities Act (558/2009 37§). The requisite degree must be completed before submitting the application. Candidates do not have to hold official postgraduate student status at TUT when submitting the application.
You must also meet the following requirements to be considered for the position:
– If you have completed both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree, the total duration of your studies toward both degrees may not exceed 12 semesters/6 academic years. If you have only completed a master’s degree at the University (and hold either a foreign degree or a Bachelor in Engineering degree from a Finnish university of applied sciences), the total duration of your studies may not exceed 6 semesters/3 academic years. Semesters when you were registered as absent are not counted toward the duration of studies;
– you must have completed your master’s degree with the weighted grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 1-5 scale (or equivalent) and;
– your master’s thesis must be graded 4 (or equivalent) or higher on a 1-5 scale.
For further information, please contact:
Professor Kari T. Koskinen, tel. +358 (0) 3 3115 2177, [email protected]
Quality Manager Katja Tornberg, tel. +358 (0) 3 3115 3647, [email protected]
Application Deadline : 29 April 2011
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