Postdoctoral Researcher position in Water Chemistry
| The University of Eastern Finland, UEF, is one of the largest multidisciplinary universities in Finland. We offer education in nearly one hundred major subjects, and are home to approximately 15,000 students and 2,800 members of staff. We operate on three campuses in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. In international rankings, we are ranked among the leading 300 universities in the world. The Faculty of Science and Forestry operates on the Kuopio and Joensuu campuses of the University of Eastern Finland. The mission of the faculty is to carry out internationally recognised scientific research and to offer research-education in the fields of natural sciences and forest sciences. The faculty invests in all of the strategic research areas of the university. The faculty’s environments for research and teaching are international, modern and multidisciplinary. The faculty has approximately 2,700 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students and some 450 postgraduate students. The number of staff amounts to 650.
We are now inviting applications for a
Postdoctoral Researcher position (in Water Chemistry), Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Kuopio Campus
The position will be filled for a fixed term of 15 months as agreed. The start date of the position is 1 April 2016 or as agreed.
The position is filled for a fixed term due to it pertaining to a specific project.
The salary of the position is determined in accordance with the salary system of Finnish universities and is based on level 5 of the job requirement level chart for teaching and research staff (€2 865,30/ month). In addition to the job requirement component, the salary includes a personal performance component, which may be a maximum of 46.3% of the job requirement component.
For further information on the position, please contact: Assistant Professor Amit Bhatnagar, e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org tel. +358 50 369 6419. For further information on the application procedure, please contact: Executive Head of Administration Arja Hirvonen, tel. +358 44 716 3422, email:email@example.com.
A probationary period is applied to all new members of the staff.
The electronic application should contain the following appendices:
- a résumé or CV (http://www.tenk.fi/en/template-researchers-curriculum-vitae)
- a list of publications (http://www.aka.fi/en/funding/how-to-apply/appendices-required/guidelines-for-list-of-publications/)
- a research proposal, not exceeding 5 pages, explaining how the applicant’s research is linked to the advertise position
- copies of the applicant's academic degree certificates/ diplomas, and copies of certificates / diplomas relating to the applicant’s language proficiency, if not indicated in the academic degree certificates/diplomas
The application needs to be submitted no later than 29 February 2016 (by 24.00 hours Finnish time) by using the electronic application form.