News / 09.01.2012

Do you want to be a professor of Journalism?

Open positions in the University of Tampere

The University of Tampere is a culturally-committed higher education institution. The profile of the University of Tampere accentuates the university’s multifaceted research and education on society and health. The University of Tampere has approximately 15,000 students and 2,200 employees. Based on its strategy, the University of Tampere is renewing comprehensively its education and will increase opportunities for internationalization and research.


Call for applications at the School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT)


a fixed term appointment for the period 1 August 2012 – 31 July 2013


The post is intended for a journalist distinguished in his/her own field. The purpose of this professorial post is to bring practical working life and university education and research closer together. 

At the beginning of 2011 the School of Communication Media and Theatre was established at the University of Tampere as one of its nine Schools; it continues the traditions of its forerunner the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.  The CMT is the leading centre for journalism education in Finland.  The School offers lower (bachelor’s) and higher (master’s, licentiate’s and doctor’s) degrees in social sciences, the humanities and theatre art.  Teaching is also offered in three more major subjects, speech communication, theatre and drama, and theatre work.  Further information on the School will be found at

The plan for filling the post, which includes a more specific description of duties and remuneration and details of what is to be enclosed with the application will be found at

The deadline for applications is 31 January 2012.  Applications are to be addressed to the Rector of the University of Tampere and sent to the Registry (in Finnish Kirjaamo) at the address below:


Tampereen yliopiston kirjaamo

Kalevantie 4

33014 Tampereen yliopisto



Applications may also be submitted electronically to the address

Enquiries about the post:

Dean Heikki Hellman (, tel. +358 40 5713184)

 Enquiries about the procedure for filling the post:

Chief administrator Heikki Eilo (, tel. +358 3 35516233)


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