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Associate Professor (tenure track) in Communication

10.10.2019 13:03 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Deadline: November 31, 2019

The Department of Language and Communication Studies at University of Jyväskylä, Finland, invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor in Communication starting August 1st 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Associate Professor is expected to have strong research merits and methodological competence in the research area of organizational communication and social interaction, as well as insight of developing research and teaching, especially from the perspective of changing work life and new technologies. Solid experience in organizational communication, communication and well-being as well as communication in teams and networks is regarded as a merit. Strong international research profile is emphasized and success in acquiring external research funding will also be considered an asset.

The position is filled as a fixed-term associate professorship of five years (tenure track), see the tenure track model for professorship. When an employee has been selected for a fixed-term associate professorship, an evaluation procedure is used regarding the employee’s merits for a professorship filled through an invitation procedure. The evaluation procedure shall begin before the end of the fixed-term contract. The evaluation procedure follows the same practices used in the expert evaluation procedure for filling a professorship.

The annual salary range will be approximately 52.200 – 64.200 EUR (gross income, including holiday bonus), depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

A trial period of six months will be used when the position is first filled.

For more information, please contact Professor Anu Sivunen, e-mail:, tel. +358 40 735 4279 or Head of the Department, Professor Mika Lähteenmäki, e-mail:, tel. +358 40 805 3206.

The full job advertisement and the application form can be found here:

The appointment procedure provides more detailed information on the duties and qualification requirements. The qualification requirements should be met by the closing of the application time.

To find useful information about the University of Jyväskylä, the City of Jyväskylä and living in Finland, see the University's International Staff Guide.

The closing date for the applications is Saturday, November 31st 2019.



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