Professor Position of Forest Products Marketing, especially Innovations and New Markets in Forest Bioeconomy

Company:University of Eastern Finland

Location:Finland / Joensuu

Discipline:Forest Products Marketing, especially Innovations and New Markets in Forest Bioeconomy

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2021-10-05

Professor Position of Forest Products Marketing, especially Innovations and New Markets in Forest Bioeconomy

The University of Eastern Finland is inviting applications for a Professor position of Forest Products Marketing, especially Innovations and New Markets in Forest Bioeconomy, position in Joensuu. The position will be filled from 1.1.2022, or as agreed. Please find more information below and submit your application no later than 5.11.2021.

Role and salary

As our new Professor in Forest Products Marketing, especially Innovations and New Markets in Forest Bioeconomy, you will be working in a joint position between the Business School and the School of Forest Sciences at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF), and the European Forest Institute (EFI). The position is located at the Business School on the Joensuu Campus, at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies.

The position will be filled from 1.1.2022, or as agreed. A probationary period is applied to all new members of the UEF staff.

The salary of the position is determined in accordance with the salary system of the Finnish universities. The salary comprises two components: a job requirement component and a personal performance component. In this position, the job requirement component is based on levels 8 - 11 (4,877.25 - 7,186.92 €/month) of the job requirement chart for teaching and research staff. The personal performance component can be a minimum of 6 % and a maximum of 50 % of the job requirement component.

Our requirements and expectations

The description encluding requirements and expectations for the post is available on the university's website at: https://www.uef.fi/en/open-positions#paragraph-10006

Your benefits

  • You will have an opportunity to work in an interesting and meaningful role as part of our international, creative, participatory and inclusive academic community.
  • The possibility of flexible multi-location work
  • Staff benefits of the University of Eastern Finland, including comprehensive occupational health care, versatile staff training opportunities, affordable campus restaurant lunches and Sykettä sports services

Please read more in the Work at UEF section on our website.

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How to apply?

Submit your application by using our electronic application form no later than 5.11.2021 (by 24.00 hours Finnish time).

Please note that you must include the following appendices in your application:

  1. a resume or a curriculum vitae compiled in accordance with the template for researcher’s curriculum vitae of the Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity (https://tenk.fi/en/adviceand-materials/template-researchers-curriculum-vitae)
  2. a portfolio of teaching merits (https://www.uef.fi/en/open-positions#paragraph-10006) ->Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies -> Instructions for Preparing Portfolio)
  3. a complete list of publications compiled in accordance with the publication classification of the Ministry of Education and Culture (https://www.aka.fi/en/research-funding/apply-for-funding/how-to-apply-for-funding/az-index-of-application-guidelines2/list-of-publications)
  4. a plan (no more than 5 pages) of the applicant's views on how to develop the field with regard to research, education and societal interaction
  5. a separate, numbered and indexed list of a maximum of 10 publications with which the applicant wishes to demonstrate his or her qualifications and merits for the post and b) copies of the publications referred to in the list
  6. copies of the applicant’s academic degree certificates/diplomas
  7. copies of certificates/diplomas relating to the applicant’s language proficiency, if not indicated in the academic degree certificates/diplomas.

Questions?

For further information on the position, please contact Vice Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Professor Tommi Laukkanen, tel. +358 50 438 7423, tommi.laukkanen@uef.fi. On the position linked to EFI, Professor Pekka Leskinen, Head of Bioeconomy Programme, tel. +358 50 337 2562, pekka.leskinen@efi.int.

For further information on the application procedure, please contact Executive Head of Administration Marko Junkkarinen, marko.junkkarinen@uef.fi, or Financial and Human Resources Coordinator Tuula Ranne, +358 500 257 467, tuula.ranne@uef.fi

University of Eastern Finland and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies in brief

The University of Eastern Finland is one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. We are home to 16,000 students and 2,750 staff members. Our research is ranked among the best in the world in several fields. We generate research-based knowledge and make it openly accessible for the benefit of all. UEF stands for action with impact that is relevant today and tomorrow. To learn more about our university please visit our website at www.uef.fi/en.

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies operates on two campuses of the University of Eastern Finland – in Joensuu and Kuopio. The faculty trains experts in the fields of history, geography, economics and business administration, law, social sciences, and social and health management. The faculty's research is closely linked to the research areas identified in the university's strategy. The faculty has approximately 4,300 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students and approximately 450 postgraduate students actively pursuing their studies. The faculty has approximately 300 staff members. https://www.uef.fi/en/faculty-of-social-sciences-and-business-studies

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