Position Vacant: Postdoctoral Researcher positions in Science and Medicine

Position Vacant: Postdoctoral Researcher positions in Science and Medicine (max. 5 positions)

Job Description

 

Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher positionsin Science and Medicine
Accountable to: University of Turku
Responsible for: University of Turku
Appointment:

The incumbent may begin their employment on 1.8.2020 at the earliest, 1.1.2021 at the latest.
The duration of the positions offered is three years

Remuneration:
The salary for Postdoctoral Researcher positions corresponds to a requirement level 5 and the pre-estimated personal performance percentage of 17% (euro-dominated salary 3 434.59 €/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:

  • 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 Postdoctoral Researcher positions in Science and Medicine

 

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. 

Not included in the net period of five years are maternity leaves, parental leaves, military service, etc. Persons appointed must have completed their doctoral degree by the end of the application period. 

Applicants are also expected to have attained other academic achievements. The Board of TCSM will fill the positions offered based on an international call for applications. Particular attention will be paid to candidates’ international research experience.

A successful candidate should have a connection to research conducted at the University of Turku. Candidates are expected to be able to join an existing research group, or to work under the supervision of a senior researcher at the University of Turku. 

Attention is also paid to how the research of the applicant relates to the collaborative themes of research at the University of Turku. 

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