The Arctic Graduate School (ARKTIS), coordinated by the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland in Finland, opens a call for six full-time research student positions for different periods between January 2010 and December 2013. The positions are intended for students with a Master's degree (or equivalent) who will conduct their doctoral degree at a Finnish university.

The research themes of the school are:

- Social and Environmental Impacts of Modernization and Global
Change in the Arctic; and
- Resource, Political, and Environmental Economics in Promoting the
Sustainable Social Development in the Barents Region.

More information about ARKTIS is available at:

For further information about the positions, including the application process, please click on the "Call for six full-time research student positions" link at:

Application Deadline: Friday, 6 November 2009.

Or contact:
Paivi Soppela
Phone: +358-(0)400-138 805

Paula Kankaanpaa
Phone: +358-(0)40-777 7825