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Research Trainees / MSc Thesis Workers, Nanosystems
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 7.1.2021

Let’s make science work for hope next summer! – VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships

Let’s face it, 2020 was a mess. But this summer, we can make a change for the better. Join a community of world-class problem solvers, tackling the greatest challenges of our time. Together, we can turn these challenging times into a hopeful future. Apply now for the VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships.

Do you want to start changing the world for the better next summer? Are you all about science and technology or passionate about business and people? Would you like to develop your skills and use them to tackle the greatest challenges of our time?

VTT Summer of Changemakers 2021 is looking for you. We offer over 30 truly meaningful summer traineeships, where you get to challenge yourself and build your career in a community of brilliant minds. We are one of Europe’s leading research organisations. We turn global challenges – from climate change and resource sufficiency to industrial renewal and smart healthcare – into sustainable growth with the latest and best tools of science and technology. Now, we are looking for passionate changemakers – you – to join us as summer trainees.

Do you want to be the next Research Trainee or MSc Thesis worker in the Nanosystems Team?

We offer summer trainee positions in the field of nano- and quantum technologies. We have broad expertise in graphene and other 2D materials, photodetectors and integrated photonics, neural computing, quantum sensors, cryogenic electronics and measurement technology. We cover the field from fundamental science to industrial applications. We are based in Micronova, Otaniemi, utilizing the largest micro- and nanofabrication facility in Northern Europe.

Read more about it here: http://www.micronova.fi/nanofabrication_centre-002/micronova_nanofabrication_cleanroom/.

What would your responsibilities include?

You would be responsible for research and development at research assistant level, for applications such as photon and radiation detectors, 2D materials based devices for neural computing, logic or photonics, and quantum computing or cryogenic sensors. Depending on your background and interests, your role will be tailored to include one or more of following main responsibilities:

  • simulation and design of quantum and nano devices and circuits
  • fabrication of samples in the clean room
  • characterizing the samples

Who we are looking for?

To succeed in the position, you have following background and skills:

  • You are Master’s level student in the field of physics, applied physics, electrical engineering and/or a related field
  • Eagerness for hands-on work in a laboratory environment
  • Basic knowledge of electronics and/or programming

The ideal VTT Changemaker is a curious mind, who is eager to develop and take on new challenges. We appreciate ambition and willingness to learn over having all the answers or skills ready when you start. You are also a team player with strong collaboration skills who wants to drive positive impact in the world. You have good analytical and problem solving skills with a passion for technology and research work. You are strong in reporting and disseminating your work, both in written and oral English.

Why should you join us?

We promise meaningful projects, where you get to take on real responsibility: creating innovative scientific and technical solutions as part of our research team. You’ll be supported and encouraged every step of the way by your team, learning from the top experts in your field. And you’ll get to discover our community of over 2000 experts representing more than 40 nationalities working across cutting-edge fields of science and technology.

All VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships are paid and the duration is usually between 3 and 6 months. The exact starting date can be discussed. Positions are filled as soon as we find the right candidate.

Please read more of VTT Summer of Changemakers from here: https://www.vttresearch.com/en/summer-changemakers

Interested and want to hear more?

For more information about the position, you can contact Sanna Arpiainen, Team Leader by phone (tel. +358 - 40 53 789 24) on Thursdays at 12-13.

Come, curious minds and clever changemakers! Prepare your CV and cover letter, and send in your application by 7th February. Let’s change the world for the better next summer.