Board of Helsinki Collegium for Advanced StudiesModified 2019-06-19 19:11
2014-04-01 - 2015-12-31
The Board of Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies is looking for one doctoral student member and one personal deputy for the term 3 Apr 2014‒31 Dec 2015. The Collegium for Advanced Studies is an independent institute within the University of Helsinki. Its mission is:
- to conduct high-quality research in the humanities and social sciences
- to engage in and promote interdisciplinary interaction and cooperation with the faculties, departments and other institutes of the University of Helsinki and with other universities
- to develop and maintain international relations in the fields it represents and to enhance the international profile of Finnish research.
The operations of the Collegium cover the humanities, social sciences, theology, law and behavioural sciences, but it can also support research in other fields with human-scientific approach. The Collegium particularly promotes interdisciplinary research and research concerning scientific methods and theoretical underlying assumptions.
The duties of the Board of the Collegium include, among other things, guiding and supervising the operations and finances of the institute, deciding on the research themes of the institute, preparing a proposal for the election of members of the Academic Advisory Board as well as the position of the director, appointing researchers and other staff for the institute, establishing an executive group or other preparatory organs for the institute if necessary, and approving the rules of procedure for the institute if necessary.