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Postdoc Position Chemistry Jobs @ Helsinki University | Finland

Postdoc Position Chemistry Jobs @ Helsinki University | Finland

Postdoc Position Chemistry Jobs @ Helsinki University | Finland: The University of Helsinki, founded in 1640, is one of the world’s leading universities for multidisciplinary research. The university has an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members. The University of Helsinki offers comprehensive services to its employees, including occupational health care and health insurance, sports facilities, and opportunities for professional development. The International Staff Services office assists employees from abroad with their transition to work and life in Finland.

Postdoc Position Chemistry Jobs @ Helsinki University | Finland

The Department of Chemistry (http://www.helsinki.fi/kemia/english/) at the Faculty of Science carries out research on chemistry and its applications at an international level and provides academic teaching based on high quality research. The department forms accountability unit operating on an annual budget of 19 million euros and reports 270 person-years per annum. There are 15 professors at the Department.

The research performed in the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry is of highest international level. The current research areas are laser spectroscopy, photochemistry, gas kinetics and computational and theoretical chemistry.

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a four-year fixed term


position starting from 1. September 2016 at the Kumpula Campus of the University of Helsinki. The starting date is negotiable. The research will be directed by Professor Lauri Halonen. The objective is to break new grounds by approaches which combine innovative computational and experimental methods.

The successful candidate is expected to carry out experimental and/or computational/theoretical work on one of the following two topics: Atmospheric chemistry, especially processes at different forms of water including water complexes, ice particles and the quasi-liquid layer of ice; Laser spectroscopy method development with mid-infrared optical frequency combs for ice- and quartz-surfaces.

The molecular spectroscopy and theoretical chemistry group lead by Prof. Halonen consists of about 15 scientists, and has excellent computational and experimental facilities including commercial and home-built optical frequency combs and a new proton transfer mass-spectrometer.

The salary of successful candidate will be based on level 5 of the demands level chart for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a salary component based on personal performance.

For more information on the research group, please see:

Additional information can be obtained from the leader of the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Professor Lauri Halonen, Tel.: +358-503275182,
e-mail: lauri.halonen@helsinki.fi.

How to apply:

Applications should include (1) CV with a list of publications, (2) contact details for two references, (3) a brief description of previous research experience (max one page) and a potential research plan to be executed in the research group (max one page), and (4) a copy of a PhD degree certificate.

Please submit your application using the University of Helsinki Recruitment System via the Apply link ( https://rekry.helsinki.fi/start). Applicants who are employees of the University of Helsinki are requested to leave their application via the SAP HR portal. The deadline for the application is 7. August 2016.

Apply at latest 07.08.2016


Sunday, August 7, 2016

Postdoc Position Chemistry Jobs @ Helsinki University | Finland


View Original Notification: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/postdoctoral-researcher-the-department-of-chemistry

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