Position Vacant: Junior group leader positions in Science and Medicine

Position Vacant: Junior group leader positions in Science and Medicine (Collegium Researchers, max. 5 positions) 

Job Description

 

Job Title: Junior group leader positions in Science and Medicine (Collegium Researchers)
Accountable to: University of Turku
Responsible for: University of Turku
Appointment:

The positions are funded for three-year periods with the possibility to apply for an extension of two years.

Successful applicants may begin their employment on 1.8.2020 at the earliest, 1.1.2021 at the latest.

Remuneration:
The salary for Junior Group Leader positions corresponds to requirement level 7 and the pre-estimated personal performance percentage of 17% (euro-dominated salary 4617.41 €/ month).

Overview of the Research at the University of Turku:

Research at the University of Turku is diverse and international. Our strongest fields of research form the basis for new and interdisciplinary projects. The high quality of the University is evident in the numerous high placings received in worldwide university rankings. Collaborative themes of research at the University of Turku:

  • Biofuture
  • Digital futures 
  • Cultural memory and social change
  • Children, young people and learning 
  • Drug development and diagnostics 
  • Sea and maritime studies 

The Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine (TCSM) is supported by the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine. The aim of TCSM is to establish a multidisciplinary, interactive research platform for dynamic scientists in science and medicine. Research at TCSM includes studies in the fields of science (astronomy, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, geology, geography, information technology, mathematics, physics, statistics etc.) and medicine and health sciences (biomedicine, dentistry, nursing science, clinical medicine etc.)

Overview of the Junior group leader positions  in Science and Medicine (Collegium Researchers)

The Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine (TCSM) is seeking a maximum of five ambitious early career researchers to start independent research work at one of the departments at the University of Turku, including Turku School of Economics

The candidates considered must have outstanding potential and established excellence in research. Persons appointed must have completed their doctoral degree no more than five years before the submission deadline for applications. 

The candidates considered must have outstanding potential and established excellence in research. An optimal candidate has received their doctoral degree certificate a minimum of three years and a maximum of nine years before the submission deadline for applications. 

Not included in the net period of nine years are maternity leaves, parental leaves, military service, etc. Particular attention will be paid to the quality of the candidate’s research proposal and their international research experience (significant post-doctoral research conducted abroad is essential).

Further details on the specific responsibilities of the position 

Application Process

Applications must be submitted on January 7, 2020 at the latest (23.59.59 Finnish time, GMT +2) via the University of Turku electronic application form. 

The link to the electronic application system is located at the beginning of this announcement (Apply for the job). 
In your application, please include a CV (max 2 pages), degree certificates, ORCID ID, a list of publications, and a personal statement or motivation letter containing a description of your scientific background and research interests, and how they relate to research conducted at the University of Turku.

For further information, please contact TCSM Coordinator Kaisa Hakkila by e-mail: Kaisa.Hakkila@utu.fi


Apply for the job at www.utu.fi/careers