The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)
Senior Scientist / Scientist, Precambrian Geology
The Geological Survey of Finland has an opportunity available for a Senior Scientist/Scientist. The main tasks include research in the fields of shield- to regional-scale tectonic evolution and related ore-forming processes and modeling of bedrock and mineral resources. Other tasks include working as an expert in international research projects and contract work for industrial and public clients. The Senior Scientist/Scientist is expected to have motivation and capacity to develop and co-ordinate research projects in an international multi-project environment.
We are particularly interested in candidates who have strong experience and deep theoretical background in Precambrian geology, tectonic evolution and structural geology, and who have successfully worked in international projects. Applicants should have doctorate in geology (Senior Scientist) or at least a M.Sc. degree in geology (Scientist). Position is mainly planned for a Senior Scientist but the post can also be filled as a Scientist position. The post calls for a researcher with the ability to work cooperatively in the research teams in the Geological Survey of Finland and with fluency in English. The capability to speak or to learn Finnish language is considered a benefit.
The position is permanent and it is based in our Espoo office which is located in the capital region of Helsinki. It starts on 1 January 2013 or later, according to mutual agreement, and carries a starting monthly salary of EUR 3,700 to 4,600 (Senior Scientist) or EUR 3,200 to 3,700 (Scientist) depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits include a workweek of 36 hours and daily flexibility, six weeks annual holidays and State health care and pension plan.
Applications - Closing date 5 October 2012.
Please send your application so that it arrives by 5 October 2012 to: Geological Survey of Finland, Registry Office, P.O. Box 96, 02151 Espoo, Finland (street address: Betonimiehenkuja 4, Otaniemi) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mark your envelope or e-mail "Senior Scientist / Scientist, Precambrian geology".
For further information please contact Research Professor Raimo Lahtinen, phone +358 40 5739687, e-mail email@example.com or Regional Manager Keijo Nenonen, phone +358 40 5536899, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.