A postdoc position at the University of Turku, Finland, is available in the project “Measuring the societal impact of open science”

Kim Holmberg kim.holmberg at ABO.FI
Wed Apr 1 06:55:41 EDT 2015

A postdoc position at the Research Unit for the Sociology of Education 
(RUSE), at the University of Turku, Finland, is available in the project 
“Measuring the societal impact of open science” financed by the Ministry 
of Education and Culture. Preferred starting date is 1.5.2015, the 
project ends at 31.12.2016.

The duties of the postdoctoral researcher include independent research 
according to the research plan of the project (already approved by the 
financier). Full announcement and description at 

The requirements for the postdoctoral researcher are; doctor’s degree in 
information science or a related field; research experience and/or 
interest in bibliometrics, webometrics, altmetrics, open science, and 
social media; capacity to do independent research; good command of the 
English language.

The salary is determined in accordance with the university salary system 
for teaching and research personnel, level 5. Task specific component of 
level 5 is currently 2840,64 euros per month. In addition, a personal 
work performance component (max 46,4 % of the task specific component) 
will be paid.

Deadline for applications is 24.4.2015. Applications must be submitted 
by using the electronic recruitment system (eRekry). Link to the system 
can be found in the full job announcement at 

In addition, following annexes are required: CV, publication list, and 
application letter.

Further information about the task will be given by the project leader 
Kim Holmberg, e-mail: kim.j.holmberg(at)utu.fi, tel. +358 (0)2 333 6530.

Technical questions about the application procedure will be answered by 
coordinator Päivi Kaipainen, e-mail: paivi.kaipainen(at)utu.fi, tel. 
+358 (0)2 333 6682.


Mr. Kim Holmberg, PhD

Research Associate
   Research Unit for the Sociology of Education
   University of Turku

Honorary Research Fellow
   Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group
   University of Wolverhampton
   United Kingdom

Adjunct Professor (Docent)
   Department of Information Studies
   Åbo Akademi University

   (e) kim.j.holmberg at utu.fi or kim.holmberg at abo.fi
   (m) +358 (0)45 675 4444
   (w3) http://kimholmberg.fi


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