Career alternatives for researchers
The specific measures at the University of Oulu in recruitment have included creating a tenure track program, a junior investigator’s recruitment program and funding of PhD student positions within doctoral programs.
The human resources policies at the University of Oulu are designed to support the attractiveness of a university career and anticipation of career opportunities.
The research competence of our academic personnel is developed in a manner that supports the internationally competitive, comprehensive and multidisciplinary research, including recruitment practices to attract the best possible personnel.
The University of Oulu has strived to adopt the European Commission´s European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. In this respect our University was awarded European Comission’s HR Excellence in Research label in 2014. The label identifies the institutions and organisations as providers and supporters of a stimulating and favorable working environment.