Instructions For Applying For A Post-doctoral Position

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

Kindly note that Post-doctoral positions  are announced separately, not annually. 

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 application form includes a section for the research plan. The research plan is not to be submitted as a separate attachment.

  • 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 (excluding hybrid journals) must be factored into the budget.

  • Data Management Plan

    Consider any costs related to data management in the budget. The projects that are granted funding draw up a data management plan.

  • 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.

Submit your application here

When the application round is open, you can preview the application form via the "Preview application form" function before you start filling in the application.