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Research Scientist / Senior Scientist for Fire and evacuation safety

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 13.9.2018

Form of employment: Full time, Regular
Locations: Espoo, Finland
Job area: Lifecycle solutions
Application period: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - Friday, September 28, 2018

About us

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is one of the leading research and technology organisations in Europe. Our research and innovation services give our partners, both private and public, all over the world a competitive edge. We pave the way for the future by developing new smart technologies, profitable solutions and innovation services. We create technology for business – for the benefit of society.

With us you will be responsible for

We are looking for a Research Scientist / Senior Scientist for the area of fire and evacuation safety research. The work will mainly consist research and development of methods and technologies for fire and evacuation safety assessment including:

  • fire and evacuation simulation
  • efficiency of fire safety systems
  • pyrolysis experiments and modelling
  • quantitative fire risk analysis
  • research project planning, networking and reporting

We expect you to have

We look for a person who is interested in numerical modelling and simulations. Former experience in modelling or fire dynamics is an advantage, but not required. You should have a higher university degree (Master) in mathematics, physics, chemistry or engineering. Doctoral studies are possible and highly encouraged while working at VTT. We wish you are confident writing and speaking in English. Finnish language skills are appreciated.

As a person you are

We appreciate very much if you are open-minded, solutions-oriented team-player having excellent communication and networking skills and willingness to learn new things and travel both in Finland and abroad.

We offer

We offer opportunity to work both in large international projects and in commercial solutions in one of the best research institutes in Europe. We are a working place where you can show your innovativeness and business orientation. We appreciate your expertise, but we are also ready to support your development as a fire researcher.

For further information

Research Team Leader Eila Lehmus (eila.lehmus@vtt.fi); tel. +358 50 553 1805 or
Principal Scientist Tuula Hakkarainen (tuula.hakkarainen@vtt.fi); tel. +358 40 593 2542