Archive: December 2017

Uutiset @en Henna Määttä

Apply to be a doctoral student representative in the Technology and natural Science Doctoral Training Committee

We are missing applications for one of the positions in the Doctoral Students’ Section and UniOGS. for the year 2018. The following positions are available:

The position offers an excellent opportunity to participate in University decision-making and the development and quality assurance of doctoral training. The positions demand responsibility, good interaction skills and motivation towards advocating doctoral students’ interests in University decision making. Student representatives also collaborate closely with the Doctoral Students’ Section by, for example, discussing topical issues of the administrative organs of the University in the Section’s meeting. The Doctoral Students’ Section seeks to influence the development of doctoral training and promote equal rights and well-being of doctoral students. The Section meetings are held approximately once in 1-2 months. The applicant must be a student of UniOGS and enrolled as active for the up-coming semester. Finnish skills are considered an advantage but are not obligatory. The Student Union offers training for the task.

More information about the open positions is available on the Submit your application on the latest on Dec 7th. For submitting your application, log in to the system with your University credentials. You can apply for several positions. If you are applying for a Doctoral Training Committee, choose the committee of your field of studies.

In your application, please explain in your own words what is the role of the Doctoral Students’ Section at the University of Oulu, why you should be selected for the position and what you would especially like to develop in doctoral training, the position of doctoral students and the activities of the Doctoral Students’ Section. Also mention what is your major in your studies and the stage of your doctoral studies.

More information:

Jaana Isohätälä, chair of the Doctoral Students’ Section,

Henna Määttä, Educational Affairs Specialist of the Student Union,  040 525 7821