Job announcement

All applications should be submitted using the Laura recruitment system. To apply for an open position, please fill in the application form and add the attachments as specified in the job announcement. Please ensure that all the required information can be found in the recruitment system by the application deadline.

For additional information about an open position, please contact the person(s) mentioned in the job announcement. In case of technical problems or inquiries about the online application system, please contact careers(a)univaasa.fi.

Filling in the application form

The link to the application form can be found at the end of the job announcement: Leave an application. Please note that you will not need a username and password when using the online system for the first time. Once you have submitted your first application, you will receive a link via email. By clicking the link you will get a username and password, which you can use for any future online applications to open positions at the University of Vaasa. NOTE! When you open the link you only get to see the username and password on the screen once. With the username and password, you can modify your application during the application period.

When you have filled in your email address, you will receive an automatic email confirming that a draft of your application has been saved. As you continue filling in the form, please remember to regularly save your draft.

Questions marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory. Check the information you have filled in by clicking Preview. After the preview, you can send your application or continue modifying it. NOTE! Attachments are not saved to the application draft. Therefore, only add attachments when you are ready to send the application.

After you have submitted your application, you will receive a link via email. By clicking the link, you get a username and password to the online application system. As before, you only get to see the username and password on the screen once. With the username and password, you can modify your application during the application period.

You will also receive a separate email confirming that your application has been registered.

If you have previously applied for another position at the University of Vaasa, the system will not send you a new username and password. Please use your original ones to update your application. If you have forgotten your password, you can find further instructions through the link Lost your password?

Adding attachments to your application

In addition to your CV, you can add 10 attachments. The maximum size per attachment is 5 MB. If your file is larger than 5 MB, please save your file in smaller parts or optimise the file.

Optimising the file: You can optimise your PDF file with the PDF-XChange software. Open the file in PDF-XChange. Select FileSave as optimized. This will enable you to change the resolution of pictures to e.g. 125 dpi. Select OK to optimise the file.

To update the application

You can modify your application until the application period ends. Go to the application form and click the link in the top right corner Want to update your application?

Using your previous application again

Once you have a username and password to the system, you can reuse information from one of your previous applications.

Begin by clicking Leave an application and sign in to the system. Then, choose the application that you want to use as a template and select Load. NOTE! Loading the information from a previous application form will replace any information that you may already have filled in.

Forgotten your password?

If you have forgotten your password, please click Forgot your password? in the top right corner on the application form.

If you encounter problems when using the system

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