Challenges in Academic Careers

Ajankohta: to 11.08.2016

Time: Thursday 11th August at 13.00–15:30
Place: University of Jyväskylä,  Ruusupuisto, room: Juho D101
Street address: Alvar Aallon katu 9, 40600 Jyväskylä

  • Assistant Professor Teresa Carvalho: Challenges and Changes in Academic Profession in Europe.
  • Project Researcher Taru Siekkinen: The main results from the Finnish Work Environment -funded project "Academic Careers in Finnish Universities".
  • Senior Researcher Oili-Helena Ylijoki: Academic identities (title of the presentation will be confirmed later).

Registrations: send email to taru.siekkinen@jyu.fi. Registration is needed for the coffee service.

Teresa Carvalho is an Assistant Professor in University of Aveiro, the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences and a senior researcher in CIPES – Center for Research in Higher Education, Portugal. Her research interests are related to New Public Management, sociology of professions, gender and academic career.

Oili-Helena Ylijoki is a Senior Researcher in the Research Center for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, TaSTI, University of Tampere. Her research interests are related to academic cultures and researcher identities, time studies and higher education studies.

Taru Siekkinen is a project researcher in the Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä. She has been a responsible researcher in the project “Academic Careers and Recruitments in Finnish Universities”, funded by the Finnish Work Environment Fund.


Further information

Taru Siekkinen, Project Researcher
University of Jyväskylä, Finnish Institute for Educational Research
tel. +358 40 805 4275