Instructions For Applying For A Post-doctoral Position

Applications are to be submitted using the SLS online application system at ansokan.sls.fi. Applications may be written in Swedish, Norwegian, Danish or English.

Only fill in the main subject area. Enclose your PhD certificate. A PhD student who has not defended their thesis can apply for the post if the statements of the preliminary examiners are available. These statements must be appended to the application.

For more information, contact Head of Research Christer Kuvaja (phone: + 358 40 152 2314,puevfgre.xhinwn@fyf.svif.sls@ajavuk.retsirhc ).

  • Research Plan/Project Plan

    The plan must not exceed 10,000 characters.

  • Résumé/Curriculum Vitae

    The curriculum vitae must comply with the Template for a researcher’s curriculum vitae provided by the Finnish National Board on Research Integrity (TENK).

  • List of Publications

    The list of publications is to be drawn up in accordance with the Academy of Finland’s guidelines, see Guidelines for complete list of publications.

  • Publication Plan

    A separate publication plan should be appended to the application. Any costs of open access publication must be factored into the budget.

  • Data Management Plan

    A data management plan for the research material must be appended to the application if the research will involve data processing, digitisation, technical solutions and/or archiving. Data management costs must be included in the budget.

  • Digitisation

    If the intention of the project is to digitise large amounts of material that is only available in paper format in the SLS archives and/or to publish digital material, this must be agreed with SLS before the application is submitted. The same applies if the project will involve the use of any of SLS’ data systems or system solutions developed by SLS for digitisation. Digitisation costs must be included in the budget.

  • Budget

    State the salary based on the pay conditions at the university where you wish to be employed as a researcher. The budget should also include any travel, publishing, data management, digitisation and other costs.

  • Referees

    Include the names of one to two referees in your application.

  • Attachments

    Please attach all relevant additional documentation to your application in our online application system. We cannot accept additional documents sent separately.