University of Turku Postdoctoral Research Positions in Science and Medicine in Finland, 2017

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The University of Turku is delighted to offer its postdoctoral research positions in Science and Medicine in Finland. Researchers of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these positions.

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.

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 applicants are required to have knowledge in Finnish or English language to be able to participate in the teaching and communicate with the university’s members of the staff. In practice, knowledge of the English language is required always when working in an international science community.

Course Level: This is a postdoctoral researcher position for three-year periods.

Study Subject: Positions are awarded in Science and Medicine.

Scholarship Award: The salary is determined in accordance with the university salary system for teaching and research personnel.  The salary for Postdoctoral Researcher positions corresponds 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.

Number of Scholarships: Five postdoctoral positions are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

University will consider candidates from any area of 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.  A doctoral degree must be completed by the end of the application period and applicants are also expected to have attained other academic achievements.

Nationality: Researchers of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these positions.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: 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.

English language Requirements: Applicants must meet the English language requirement of the university.

Scholarships in Finland

How to Apply: 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 and how they relate to the research activities at the University of Turku.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Application deadline is March 15, 2017.

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