Instructions on how to apply for a position at the University of Vaasa

Job announcement

The job description and requirements can be found in the job specification. Also required attachments are listed in the announcement. Please name attachments as instructed in the job specification.

For additional information on an open position, please contact the person (-s) mentioned in the announcement. Inquiries about the online application system: careers(a)uva.fi.

Filling in the application form

The link to the application form is at the end of the job announcement: “leave an application”.  The link to the application form is 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 the University of Vaasa’s open positions.  NOTE! When you open the link you only get to see the username and password once on-screen, so we recommend memorizing or writing those down. 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 on "Preview". After the preview, you can send your application or continue modifying it. NOTE! Attachments are not saved as part of 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. NOTE! When you open the link you only get to see the username and password once on-screen, so we recommend memorizing or writing those down. With the username and password you can modify your application during the application period.

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

If you have previously applied to another position at University of Vaasa, the system will not send you a new username and password. 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?"

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 use the old application form as a template for a new application.

Begin by clicking “leave an application” and login to the system. After that, choose the application that you want to use as a template and “load” the information. Note loading the information from a previous application form will replace any information that you may already filled in.

In case you have forget your password

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

If you encounter problems when using the system

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Updated 29/02/16 - Henkilöstöasiat
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