Applications for the office of Director of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs must be submitted by 4 March. The statute governing this appointment requires the successful applicant to have a doctorate or equivalent academic record, full familiarity with the field of work of the research institute, and proven managerial skills and experience. The position is open to applicants of any nationality.

This appointment will be made for a fixed period not exceeding five years, lasting until the end of 2024. According to the law on the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, a person can be nominated Director only to two consecutive five-year terms. Director Teija Tiilikainen’s second five-year term will end at the end of 2019.

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