Update: 25.04.2017

Soil carbon is the largest terrestrial pool of carbon.

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The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is the global union of soil scientists. The objectives of the IUSS are to promote all branches of soil science, and to support all soil scientists across the world in the pursuit of their activities. This website provides information for IUSS members and those interested in soil science.

Professorship in Environmental Soil Science at University of Helsinki

The Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, invites applications for position of

PROFESSOR / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL SCIENCE

The successful applicant may be appointed to a permanent professorship or a fixed-term associate/assistant professorship (tenure track system), depending on his or her qualifications and career stage.

The duties of the professor/associate professor/assistant professor will include scientific research, teaching based on it and participation in international collaboration and community engagement in the field. In addition to teaching lectures and courses, the professor/associate professor/assistant professor will supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students and participate in the development of Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes.

According to the Regulations of the University of Helsinki, an appointee to a professorship shall hold a doctoral degree and have top-level scholarly qualifications, experience in the supervision of scientific research, the ability to provide top-level teaching based on research and to supervise theses and dissertations as well as the documentation of international cooperation in the research field that the appointee represents. Holder of professorship shall also have the skills necessary for serving as an academic leader.

Note: The deadline for applications is 5 February 2017!