Laboratory of Industrial Physics (University of Turku, Finland) is seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral or Project Researcher. The position is fixed-term for 21 months and the assignment begins on August 2023 or upon a mutual agreement.
We are looking for a highly motivated person who has some background knowledge about 3-D printing, nanoparticles, drug formulation and/or optical/FTIR spectroscopy. A doctoral degree (in Physics, Chemistry, Pharmacy, etc.) is preferred, but candidates who will graduate soon are also considered. The project is multidisciplinary consisting of several academic and industrial partners, meaning accurate research documentation and presentation of results is important. The ability to conduct independent research is important.
We welcome applicants from under-represented minorities and diverse backgrounds.
The salary is determined in accordance with the university salary system for teaching and research personnel and will depend on the degree and qualifications of the applicant. The salary for a Post-doctoral Researcher will be 3300 – 3500 e/month and for a Project Researcher 2300-2500 e/month on average depending on competence and experience.
Salaried positions in Finland automatically include payments to a pension fund, unemployment funds, an extensive occupational healthcare, affordable sports services and even a holiday allowance. All these positions belong to the personnel group of teaching and research personnel and have flexible working possibilities as we support a work-life balance.
A six (6) month trial period applies to the positions. The qualification requirements of the positions are written in the University of Turku Rules of Procedure.
Ready to apply?
Please submit your application through the online application system no later than 21.7.2023 (23:59). Kindly use a link to the online application system https://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us.
In addition, applications must have the following enclosures (in English and in PDF format):
1) CV (max 2 pages)
2) Motivational letter
3) a list of publications
4) copies of degree certificates
For more information on the position, contact Dr. Jarno Salonen, jarno.salonen(at)utu.fi.
For more information on the application process, contact HR-specialist Saija Marjasto, saija.marjasto(at)utu.fi.
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