Doctoral Program in Energy Efficiency and Systems (EES)

The Academy of Finland has granted funding for a new doctoral program for Energy Efficiency and Systems (EES) during 2012-2015.

Improving the energy and material efficiency in communities and industry is technologically feasible and economically feasible way to dramatically reduce the environmental impacts. The EES program educates researchers and experts for the needs of universities, industry and authorities.

The program is coordinated by Aalto University and it is carried out in partnership with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, University of Helsinki, Åbo Akademi University, University of Jyväskylä, Tampere University of Technology, University of Vaasa, University of Oulu, and Lappeenranta University of Technology.

Applications are invited for

fifteen (15) salary positions for doctoral students

for a maximum of 4 (four)

years starting on 1.1.2012. The applicants must have a MSc degree or equivalent on a suitable subject. Those who have already advanced in their doctoral studies can apply for 1-3 years. The major research fields of the inter-disciplinary program are

  • energy technology and systems
  • energy conversion and efficiency
  • energy resources and environmental impacts

The deadline for applications is November 4, 2011, at 16:00 Finnish time (UTC 14:00).

For further details see web pages at

Further enquiries are addressed to the EES coordinator Suvi Ojanen (

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Post Doc Researcher Position
Research Programme on Climate Change and Sustainable Development

FEEM, a leading research institute on sustainable development, encourages applications for a Post Doc research position. The successful candidate will work within the Innovation for Climate chAnge mitigation: a

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Urban Environmental Policy

The Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Helsinki, Finland, is announcing one open tenure-track position in


The field of the position has been specified as urban environmental policy, ”with special emphasis on interdisciplinary methods of environmental policy research”. The position will be located in the discipline of environmental change and policy at the Department of Environmental Sciences. The Department is committed to supporting the operational conditions of the appointee in an appropriate manner, including promoting his or her opportunities to maintain and develop research-related cooperation networks and to supervise postgraduate students in the field.

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