4 Junior Group Leader positions - CLOSED


Research at the University of Turku is diverse and international. Our strongest fields of research form the basis for new and interdisciplinary projects. Numerous high positions in worldwide university rankings tell about the high quality of the university. Our research is profiled through the following thematic collaborations:

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

The aim of the Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine (TCSM) is to establish a multidisciplinary, interactive research platform for young dynamic scientists in Science and Medicine. This includes studies in the mathematics, informatics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, geology, geography, medicine, biomedicine, dentistry and their equivalents.

Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine (TCSM) is seeking ambitious young researchers to start independent research work at one of the departments at the University of Turku, including Turku School of Economics.  The positions are funded for 3 years at a time and the term of office for the successful applicants will begin at the earliest on January 1, 2018.

We will consider candidates from any area within Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Medicine with outstanding potential and established excellence in research. An optimal candidate has gained doctoral degree certificate a minimum of three years and a maximum of nine years before the expiry of the application submission deadline, and has international research experience (significant post doctoral research work abroad is essential).

The salary is determined in accordance with the university salary system for teaching and research personnel. The salary of the positions correspond to a requirement level 7 and personal performance level 4 euro-denominated salary   (4 471,39 €/ month).  Progress in the researcher's personal performance can be taken into account when determining the salary during the employment. The salary will be negotiated in all cases.

The position must be applied using the eRekry online application system. The link to the electronic application system is found at the beginning of this announcement (Apply for the job). Please include CV, a motivation letter, a list of publications (with 5 most important ones indicated) and a summary of a research plan (max 2 pages). The closing date for applications is April 18, 2017 at 12.00 pm Finnish time (GMT +2).

For further information please contact the TCSM Coordinator, Satu Alanko, by e-mail: satu.alanko@utu.fi.

More information: http://www.utu.fi/en/research/research-collegia/tcsm

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



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