Geologist for Mineral Information Research

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a leading European competence centre on assessment and sustainable use of geological resources. We provide expertise that serves the interests of our clients, stakeholders and society as a whole. Working closely with our clients and partners, we create solutions that lead to new technologies and business areas, while promote sustainable growth.

GTK is an expert organization under Finland's Ministry of Employment and the Economy. We are effectively engaged in tasks at the local, national and international level. For more information, please visit www.gtk.fi.

We are seeking a Geologist to join our Mineral Economy Solutions Unit.

Your assignment will be in research, innovation, project generation and customer relations in the field of mineral information. You will lead the further development and commercializing of undiscovered resources research in close co-operation with other GTK experts and international experts. You will participate in planning, implementing and leading domestic and international projects.

We require the applicant to have at least M.Sc. degree, preferably PhD, in the field of geosciences, or other applicable field. In addition, we require good knowledge in ore geology and ore deposit types, and in statistical mathematics. Fluent spoken and written English skills are requirements for the position, such as readiness to travel in our international projects. Success in the position requires co-operation skills and good interaction skills.

Furthermore, the advantage qualities for this position are experience in mineral prospectivity modeling and GIS, and related software. Additionally, experience in project leading, innovation and commercialization are held advantageous. Also, we value knowledge on domestic and international funding instruments and previous record in scientific publication. Skills in Finnish language are held advantageous.

The benefits of the job include a working week of 36 hours 45 min with daily flexibility, possibility to work remotely, generous annual holidays, extensive healthcare services and possibility to develop your expertise. You will be located at one of our main offices in Finland (Espoo, Kuopio or Rovaniemi). The position is full time and permanent. The total salary at the beginning of employment will be approximately EUR 3 430 - 4 140 per month. The preferred starting date is 1.10.2020 or upon agreement.

We may conduct a personal background check on the person selected for the job with the person's consent (security clearance act 726/2014). For more information about the security clearance process and the rights of subjects of background checks, please visit https://www.supo.fi/en.

For further information, please contact: Mari Kivinen, Team Manager, Mineral economy solutions. tel. +358295032414. Daily 10.00-11.00 (EET).

Please send your application and CV through the Valtiolle.fi service using key 32-430-2020 by 16:15 (EET) on 15.6.2020.

published: 26 May 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.