Particle physics laboratory

Laboratory engineer, laboratory technician or scientist (academic researcher), INAR job at UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

The Faculty of Science is based on basic applied scientific research and complemented by the disciplines of geography and geology. Thanks to our strong research infrastructure and our internationally renowned researchers, our research is of the highest standard. Another strength of the Faculty is our extensive study opportunities. We offer 8 bachelor’s programs, 13 master’s programs and 7 doctoral programs. Currently we have 4,895 students.

The Institute for Atmosphere and Earth System Research (INAR) is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research unit based in physics, chemistry, meteorology, forest sciences, environmental sciences and social sciences at the University of Helsinki. INAR aims to strengthen the internationally leading integrated multidisciplinary research and teaching environment for atmospheric and Earth system sciences, and to provide scientific outputs for national and international environmental and climate policies. . He conducts multi-scale research, from the molecular to the global scale, and focuses on climate change, air quality, biogeochemical cycles and ecosystem processes. INAR has INAR Finland network partners at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Tampere.

The Faculty of Science is calling for applications for the position of


in atmospheric science. The position is a fixed term position for 3 years from 1.11.2022 or as agreed. The position is at the Kumpula campus in Helsinki, Finland.

The work includes the technical maintenance and development of the SMEAR III observation sites in Helsinki. Duties include developing, testing and implementing advanced measurement technologies and data evaluation algorithms. The person must be experienced in atmospheric and environmental measurement systems and technologies both in the field and in the laboratory. The work requires an independent and versatile approach as the technical team in Helsinki is small but efficient. Good cooperation skills are essential, including good communication skills in English, as cooperation with the international research team in Helsinki is essential.

The laboratory engineer must have a master’s degree (or similar) in an appropriate field or proven expertise in experimental natural sciences or engineering. The position of scientist (academic researcher) requires a doctorate in the applicable field. The work requires the ascent of a mast (maximum 60 meters). The starting salary will be approx. 4000-5000 euros/month (scientific staff) or ca. 3000-4300 euros/month (laboratory engineer) and according to the qualifications and merits of the candidate.

The Faculty of Science is an equal opportunity workplace committed to advancing well-being and diversity in science and education. We welcome applicants from a variety of genders, linguistic and cultural backgrounds, and minorities. We support the compatibility of work and family life and promote gender equality in science.

The application must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and any other document that may influence the selection. Please submit your application in one pdf document using the University of Helsinki recruitment system. The application deadline is 3.10.2022

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