The position of Director of the Arctic Centre will be filled as a research professorship that includes the responsibilities of Director. The Director of the Arctic Centre is responsible for leading and developing the Centre, in particular its research activities.

The position will be filled through an invitation procedure. Those interested in the position are provided an opportunity to express their interest.

The appointment plan contains a detailed description of the position and instructions on how to apply. The plan may also be obtained from the ULapland Registry.

Applications are to be addressed to the University of Lapland and delivered by 18 June 2015 at 1:00 pm (local Finnish time) to the following address: University of Lapland, PO Box 122 (Registry, Yliopistonkatu 8), FI-96101 Rovaniemi, Finland. Application documents will not be returned. Enquiries: Rector Mauri Ylä-Kotola, or Director of Administration Markus Aarto,