Tailored opportunities: 5 PhD positions in Biological and environmental sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland


The Department of Biological and Environmental Science in the Faculty of Mathematics and Science is currently seeking to recruit staff to the position of  5 Doctoral Students beginning January 1st 2020 or as agreed, contract length maximum of four years

The Doctoral Programme in Biological and Environmental Science offers doctoral education in Aquatic Science, Ecology and Evolution Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology and Environmental Science. The doctoral program regularly provides funding for doctoral students. 

The selected Doctoral Student will be assigned to the approppriate research group in the Department. The tasks of a Doctoral Student focus on research concerning doctoral thesis, doctoral studies, assisting teaching tasks and other tasks connected to these tasks.


The duties, qualification requirements and language skills of doctoral student are stipulated by the University of Jyväskylä Regulations and language skills guidelines. The selected person is required to have a command of  English language.

Doctoral Student must have a Master’s degree and permission for post-graduate studies in the University of Jyväskylä.  If the applicant does not have permission for post-graduate studies in the University of Jyväskylä, it must be applied with a separate application procedure from the proper faculty.


Deadline for application is 31 Augusts 2019


The application should include as PDF files:

  • A 1-page cover letter, outlining the motivation for applying for the doctoral student position and describing the competence to the job and includes a list of 1–2 references and their contact information. It should be clearly identified which position is applied for.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Degree certificates

For additional information please contact supervisors mentioned in the project descriptions.

If you need help in making this application, please write your question in the comment box below.

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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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