Women constitute 29% of staff in the Faculty of Science

Our recent post about the gender distribution of students in the Faculty of Science (45% of women among new students) raised questions about the gender distribution of the staff. Per popular request: overall, the distribution is 29%/71% between women/men.

Fraction of women in major staff groups:

  • Research and Teaching Assistants: 35% (78/144 female/male)
  • Laboratory staff and Research Coordinators: 33% (31/62)
  • PhD students: 31% (100/223)
  • Postdocs: 26% (50/140)
  • University Lecturers and Teachers: 32% (28/60)
  • University Researchers: 22% (22/79)
  • Assistant and Associate Professors: 32% (13/28)
  • Professors and Research Directors: 16% (15/77)

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CS-osaston uuden henkilökunnan esittäytyminen – CS department’s new staff presentations

Tietojenkäsittelytieteen osasto (CS) on saanut paljon uusia opettajia. Osaston opiskelijat järjestävät opiskelijoille ja henkilökunnalle yhteisen tutustumistilaisuuden 1.10.

The Department of Computer Science has lots of new teachers. CS students organise an event on Oct 1st to bring new and old staff and students together. Continue reading

Senior lecturers of university pedagogy speak about their inspiration

University pedagogy draws on wide multidisciplinary fields. Two senior lecturers in university pedagogy speak here what inspires them in pedagogy. DocSocSci Liisa Myyry and PhD Leena Ripatti-Torniainen support teachers at the Faculty of Science. Giving pedagogical training and supporting the Faculty and degree programs in pedagogical development are the main part of our job. Continue reading

New Fellows in Teachers’ Academy: Olli Ruth and Jokke Häsä

[EN] Since the beginning of 2019, the Faculty of Science has two newly appointed fellows in the Teachers’ Academy of the University of Helsinki: university lecturer Olli Ruth and postdoctoral researcher Jokke Häsä.

The Teachers’ Academy is a network of distinguished university teachers, the only of its kind in Finland. Appointment to the Teachers’ Academy signifies special recognition for teaching merits and scholarship in the field of teaching. Continue reading