OPEN VACANCY: Professor in Futures Research


​Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku opens the position of


The post of a professor (fixed-term) in Futures Research is positioned in the Finland Futures Research Centre. The Finland Futures Research Centre is a special unit in the Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku which concentrates on multidisciplinary futures research, education as well as development projects. 

The professor will be employed for a fixed term of 5 years.

The duties of the professor include conducting and supervising scientific research, teaching, staying up-to-date with the current scientific developments in the field, and participating in societal interaction and international scientific cooperation in the field.

The requirements for a professor position include a doctoral degree, high-level scientific competence, experience of leading and managing scientific research, experience of international cooperation in the research field, as well as ability to provide high-level research-based education and supervise final theses.

The salary is determined in accordance with the university salary system for teaching and research personnel. For professors the salary is at levels 8–10 on the job demands chart, where the task specific salary component is between 4 597,75 – 5 865,99 euros per month. In addition, a personal work performance component will be paid. The personal work performance component is a maximum of 46.3 % of the task specific salary component. During the employment period salary will be revised on performance basis. Employees also benefit from the social security benefits of Finland and further, occupational health services offered by the employer.

For more detailed information on the application and evaluation procedure, please see the appointment specification relating to this position.

University of Turku is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

The application period ends on 3.10.2013 at 15:45:00 (Finnish time)





Created 09.09.2013 | Updated 09.09.2013