Doctoral student (PhD) in extractive industries, transparency, and citizen engagement at the Geography Research Unit

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University of Oulu
Doctoral student (PhD) in extractive industries, transparency, and citizen engagement at the Geography Research Unit
University of Oulu
The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates innovation for the future, well-being, and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education.
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Localisation: Oulu, Finlande
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Doctoral student (PhD) in extractive industries, transparency, and citizen engagement at the Geography Research Unit

Open position at the Oulu University funded by the EUDAIMONIA research institute

EUDAIMONIA emerging call 

Doctoral student (PhD) in extractive industries, transparency, and citizen engagement at the Geography Research Unit 

The University of Oulu is an international scientific community, with 16 000 students and approximately 3 000 employees. The strengths of the University are wide multidisciplinary study/research interests and modern research and study environment and good cooperation with international educational and research institutes. 

The following job is open at the University of Oulu: 4-year doctoral student position 

The doctoral student fellowship provides an exciting opportunity for an early career researcher to contribute to research seeking to improve natural resource governance in resource-rich countries in the Global South. The focus of the Doctoral student project is on the material and discursive struggles over access, control and management of high-value natural resources and resource revenues and how these struggles relate to information disclosure, transparency, and the formation of ‘agency’ through the making of citizenship. The Doctoral student will use an innovative methodological approach that combines qualitative fieldwork and quantitative field experiments. The doctoral student will facilitate development of information innovations by citizens, such as new ways of thinking about information disclosure of natural resource management, and contribute to the testing of these innovations by using randomized controlled trials (RCTs). The fieldwork and RCTs will be conducted in Indonesia.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research within the frame described above
  • Work in close collaboration with the Extractive industries, transparency and citizen engagement project team members at the Geography Research Unit, University of Oulu; Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU); and Department of Politics and Government, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia
  • Conduct fieldwork in Indonesia
  • Publish articles in high quality journals
  • Contribute to teaching at the Geography Research Unit 

Qualifications

  • The applicant must have documented experience in relevant qualitative or quantitative methods
  • Experience from fieldwork in the Global South and/or documented experience in both qualitative and quantitative methods will be considered  as an advantage
  • Publication(s) in good quality, peer-reviewed academic outlets will be considered as an advantage
  • A Finnish Master Degree or an equivalent foreign Master Degree in geography or another relevant field is a prerequisite.
  • A high standard of written English is required 

The salary will be based on the levels 2-4 of the demand level chart for teaching and research staff of Finnish universities. In addition, a salary component based on personal work performance will be paid (maximum of 46.3 % of the job-specific component. The salary is in practice roughly 2328 – 3205 € per month, depending on the progress in the studies, increase in the qualifications and responsibilities over the doctoral studies. 

Application

Apply online latest on Thursday, 31 May 2018. Applications must be written in English.

Please include the following attachments in your application:

-  An application cover letter that includes a statement of how the applicant’s research interests and background fit the announced doctoral student position (max. 1 page)

-  Research plan (max. 2 pages)

-  Publications and other relevant scientific work (max. 5)

-  CV, certificates, and diplomas

-  Two letters of recommendation (sent directly from the referees to paivi.lujala(at)oulu.fi) 

Co-authored scientific work will be evaluated only if the applicant has enclosed a description of what he/she has contributed to the joint work. 

Short-listed candidates can be invited for an interview. 

The earliest start date for the position is September 1st, 2018. A trial period of 6 months is applied in the position. 

Further details are available from Professor Päivi Lujala (paivi.lujala(at)oulu.fi).

Project web-site: http://www.oulu.fi/university/node/52204

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