Career alternatives for researchers
The University of Oulu in Northern Finland is an international, multidisciplinary research university with a rich pool of creative and intellectual talent. More specifically, the University of Oulu encompasses a science university, a technical university and a business school in the same organization.
The Oulu Region is recognized as a world-class R&D hub with R&D input per capita among the highest globally.
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.