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.
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, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, medicine, and their
Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine now invites applications for five
(5) post-doctoral researcher positions for three-year periods. The term of
office for the successful applicants will begin at the earliest on March 1,
We will consider candidates from any area within Mathematics, Natural
Sciences and Medicine with outstanding potential and established excellence
in research. The person to be appointed to the postdoctoral researcher
position is required to hold a doctoral degree, which may not have been
completed more than five years ago at the time of accepting the position.
In this context, the 5 years refer to a net period of time, which does not
include maternity leaves, parental leaves, or military service, etc.
Applicants are also expected to have attained other academic achievements.
Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine selects its researchers through an
international competition, which is open to all researchers in the
respective fields. The Board for TCSM selects the new researchers on the
basis of their applications. In the selection process, particular attention
will be paid to the candidate’s international research experience. The
successful candidate should have a linkage with the research activities of
the University of Turku and should as a rule be able to join an existing
research group or to work under the supervision of a senior researcher at
the University of Turku. In the selection process attention is also paid
how the research of the applicant relates to the thematic collaborations of
The salary is determined in accordance with the university salary system
for teaching and research personnel. The salary for Postdoctoral Research
positions correspond to a requirement level 5 and personal performance
level 4 euro-denominated salary (3 326, 61 €/ month). Progress in the
researcher's personal performance can be taken into account when
determining the salary during the employment.
Applications must be submitted on November 30, 2016 at the latest
time (GMT +2) via the electronic application form of the University of
Turku. The link to the electronic application system is found at the
beginning of this announcement (Apply for the job). Please include CV,
degree certificates, a list of publications and a personal
statement/motivation letter where the applicant is asked to describe
his/her scientific background and research interests.
For further information please contact the TCSM Coordinator, Satu Alanko,
by e-mail: satu.alanko from utu.fi.
More information at http://www.utu.fi/en/research/research-collegia/tcsm
*Apply for the job at www.utu.fi/careers <http://www.utu.fi/careers>*
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