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Doctoral Candidate Biochemistry Job @ Turku University | Finland

Doctoral Candidate Biochemistry Job @ Turku University | Finland

Doctoral Candidate Biochemistry Job @ Turku University | Finland: The University of Turku is a world-class multidisciplinary research university which offers interesting challenges and a unique vantage point to national and international research and education. The university is a unique, creative and inspirational work environment. Here you will work with top experts, pedagogues and researchers. You have the chance to develop your expertise and be a part in developing Finnish and international world of research.

Doctoral Candidate Biochemistry Job @ Turku University | Finland

Recently, the University of Turku has invested especially in superior training; the idea being that good management helps and supports the coping of all personnel.

Doctoral candidate / project researcher 15.9.2016 – 30.06.2018

We are seeking for a doctoral candidate (project researcher) to a research project “SUSTAINABLE UTILIZATION OF ANDEAN AND FINNISH CROPS” led by docent Jukka-Pekka Suomela at the Unit of Food Chemistry and Food Development, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Turku.

The work of the currently open position takes place in a multidisciplinary cooperative project aimed for research and development for promoting value addition to the Finnish and Andean cultivated crops. The project involves close cooperation with Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) and Finnish companies as well as with National Agricultural University of La Molina (Peru) and University of Valparaiso (Chile).

The candidate should hold a degree of MSc or MSc-Tech in Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Food Development, Chemical Technology, Food Technology, Biotechnology, or other related fields in Food Sciences or Biosciences. Expertise and working experience in chemistry and technology of natural compounds, especially chemistry and technology of phenolic and lipid compounds as well as skills in chromatography and mass spectrometry are taken as strong advantages in the application. Expertise in chemistry and technology of polysaccharides supports the application. Good English language and team work skills are important, and abilities and experience in project management is taken as advantage for the candidate to fulfill the requirement of the position. The researcher is also expected to participate in guiding M.Sc. students.

The salary is determined in accordance with the university salary system for teaching and research personnel. For doctoral candidate the salary is at levels 2 – 4 on the job demands chart, where the task specific salary component is 1985,85 – 2475,31 euros per month. In addition, a personal work performance component will be paid. The personal work performance component is a maximum of 46.3 % of the task specific salary component.

There is a trial period of four months.

The qualification requirements of the position are written in the University of Turku rules of procedure. http://www.utu.fi/en/university/organisation-and-management/Documents/UTU_Rules_of_Procedure.pdf

Academic portfolio ( http://www.utu.fi/en/university/university-as-an-employer/Pages/Coming-to-Work-for-the-University.aspx ), CV, list of publications, copy of diploma of the academic degree, study transcript and other documents that may affect to the selection, need to be attached to the application.

To apply:

Applications must be submitted 22 August 2016 at the latest via the electronic application form of the University of Turku. The link to the electronic application system is (Apply for the job).

Doctoral Candidate Biochemistry Job @ Turku University | Finland

Additional information is given by docent Jukka-Pekka Suomela, jusuom (at) utu.fi

View Original Notification: http://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies/Pages/home.aspx

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