CURRICULUM VITAE


1. Full names

HOHTOLA , Esa Juhani, male.

2. Date and place of birth

November 1951, Ilmajoki, Finland.

3. Education and training

  • Ph.D., University of Oulu, 02/1983
  • Licentiate of Philosophy, University of Oulu, 12/1977
  • Candidate of Philosophy (M.Sc.), University of Oulu,12/1974
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), University of Oulu, 04/1974
  • High School diploma (matriculation), Minna Canth High School, Kuopio, 1970.

4. Current position

Professor of animal physiology, Department of Ecology and Genetics (formerly Dept. Biology), University of Oulu, Jan 1, 2003 - Jul 31, 2016. Professor emeritus since August 1, 2016.

5. Previous professional appointments and awards

Domestic
  • Senior fellow, Academy of Finland, 08/2000-12/2002
  • Senior assistant, University of Oulu, Department of Biology, 1996 -2002
  • Docent (animal physiology), University of Oulu, 03/1987-12/2002
  • Senior scientist, Academy of Finland, 08/1993-07/1994
  • Assistant, University of Oulu, Department of Zoology, 01/1981-1996
  • Acting associate professor (physiological zoology), University of Oulu, Department of Zoology, 07/1988-06/1989
  • Acting senior assistant, University of Oulu, Department of Zoology, 08/1992-01/1993
  • Assistant, University of Oulu, Department of Zoology, (total 28 months), 1977-1980
  • Part-time teacher, University of Oulu, Department of Zoology, 1975-1979
  • Part-time teacher, University of Oulu, Department of Biophysics, (total 4 months), 1979-1981
  • Part-time teacher, University of Kuopio, Department of Applied Zoology, (total 2 months), 1982-1983
  • Visiting lecturer (2 h/year), University of Helsinki, Department of Biosciences, 2004-2015.
Abroad
  • Visiting scientist, University of New England (Armidale, Australia), Centre for Behavioural & Physiological Ecology, 2007-2008
  • Research associate, University of California Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, California, U.S.A.), Department of Biology 1994
  • Visiting scientist, Florida State University (Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.A.), Department of Psychology, 1993-1994
  • Research fellow, University of Aarhus (Aarhus, Denmark), Department of Zoophysiology, 1985
  • Visiting scientist, University of Guelph (Guelph, Ontario, Canada), Department of Biology, 1984.

6. Other academic activities

Societies

  • Scandinavian Physiological Society, member of board 2004-2012
  • Finnish Physiological Society, member of board and treasurer 1997-2004
  • Society for Arctic Biology and Health, member of board 2001 -
  • American Physiological Society, member 2006-
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, member 2003-2013
  • Finnish Ornithological Society, member 1969-2004.
Opponent in doctoral dissertation
  • University of Turku, Department of Biology, 05/2014
  • University of Turku, Department of Biology, 04/2013
  • University of Joensuu, Department of Biology, 05/2012
  • University of Trondheim, Department of Zoology, 05/2008
  • University of Trondheim, Department of Zoology, 12/1997
  • University of Oslo, Department of General Biology, 06/1993.
Doctoral theses examined
  • University of Turku, Department of Biology,
    Turku, Finland 10/2014
  • University of Jyväskylä, Department of Biological and Environmental Science,
    Jyväskylä, Finland, 10/2011
  • University of New England, School of Biological Sciences,
    Armidale, Australia, 06/2010
  • University of Kuopio, Department of Biosciences,
    Kuopio, Finland 6/2008
  • University of New England, School of Biological Sciences,
    Armidale, Australia, 12/2007
  • University of Turku, Department of Biology,
    Turku, Finland 9/2006
  • University of Joensuu, Department of Biology,
    Joensuu, Finland 7/2003
  • University of New England, School of Biological Sciences,
    Armidale, Australia, 7/2001
  • University of Joensuu, Department of Biology,
    Joensuu, Finland, 9/2000
  • University of Tasmania, Department of Biochemistry,
    Hobart, Australia, 2/1998
  • University of Oulu, Department of Physiology,
    Oulu, Finland, 11/1996
  • University of Oslo, Department of General Biology,
    Oslo, Norway, 06/1993.
Referee work for academic positions and major funding agencies
  • Docentship, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, 2017
  • Docentship, University of Turku,  Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, 2017
  • Docentship, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, 2016
  • Member of the referee panel, Finnish Cultural Foundation, 2009, 2015
  • Professor, ecotoxicology, University of Turku, 2012
  • Docentship, University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Science, 2011
  • Associate professor, animal physiology, Al-Bayt University, Jordan, 2010
  • Docentship, University of Joensuu, Faculty of Science, 2002
  • Docentship, University of Oulu, Medical Faculty, 2001
  • Docentship, University of Turku, Faculty of Science, 1997
  • Grant proposal, NSF, USA, 2011
  • Grant proposal, NSERC, Canada, 2009, 2012
  • Grant proposal, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2006
  • Friedel Sellschop Award, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa 2005
  • Grant proposal, The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, 2004
  • Grant proposals, Norwegian Research Council, 2000, 2003, 2004-2007
  • Grant proposals, the Academy of Finland, 1995-2000.

Referee work for journals

American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Comparative Physiology, Acta Physiologica Scandinavica, Proceedings of the Royal Society London, Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Physiolological and Biochemical Zoology, Journal of Zoology, Condor, Journal of Avian Biology, Ornis Fennica, Naturwissenschaften, Nature Communications, Functional Ecology, Journal of Mammalogy, Oecologia, BMC Biology, Mammalia, Regulatory Peptides etc.

Symposia

Invited speaker (in major international meetings)

  • RACMEM 2017 (Recent Advances & Controversies in Measuring Energy Metabolism), Fribourg, Switzerland, 2017
  • 5th International Biologging Symposium, BLS5, Starsbourg, Franbce, 2014
  • 37th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, Birmingham, U.K., 2013
  • 8th Conference of the European Ornithologist's Union, Riga, Latvia, 2011
  • 14th International Hibernation Symposium, Swakopmund, Namibia, 2008
  • 13th International Hibernation Symposium, Life in the Cold 2004, Alaska, 2004
  • 33rd International Congress of Physiological Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1997
  • 21st International Ornithological Congress, Vienna, Austria, 1994.

Organizing committees

  • Symposium convener: 37th International Congress of Physiological Sciences
    Birmingham, U.K., July 21-26, 2013
  • Member of organizing committee, Scandinavian Physiological Society Annual Meeting 2012
    Helsinki, Finland, October 5-7, 2012 (250 participants)
  • Symposium convener, 8th Conference of the European Ornithologist's Union
    Riga, Latvia, August 27-30, 2011
  • Member of program committee, Third International Meeting on Physiology and Pharmacology of Temperature Regulation
    Matsue, Japan, July 23-26, 2009
  • Member of organizing committee, Scandinavian Physiological Society Annual Meeting 2008
    Oulu, Finland August 15-17, 2008 (300 participants)
  • Member of program committee, Second International Meeting on Physiology and Pharmacology of Temperature Regulation
    Phoenix, Arizona, USA, March 3-6, 2006
  • Co-organizer of an International symposium "Avian thermal physiology and energetics" in Oulu, Finland, 1998 (40 participants)
  • Treasurer of the III International Congress of Pathophysiology
    Lahti, Finland 1998 (800 participants)
  • Co-organizer of the 3rd Finnish Ornithological Congress
    Oulu 1995 (100 participants).

7. Non-professional activities and awards

  • Ornithological Society of Northern Ostrobothnia, chair, 2017-2018
  • Gold-medal, awarded by BirdLife Finland, 2013
  • Licenced radio amateur operator, general class, 1973-
  • Military rank: reserve senior lieutenant
Updated 2017-07-04

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