Form of employment: Full time, Regular
Locations: Espoo, Finland
Job area: Nuclear safety
Application period: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - Tuesday, January 15, 2019
With us you will be responsible for
VTT has a wide range of research and development activities concerning nuclear waste management, radiochemistry, decommissioning and nuclear safety in general. Research focus areas span e.g. long term safety of nuclear waste management, radionuclide migration modelling, engineered barrier system design and performance assessment, hydrogeochemical modelling, corrosion issues, microbiology, radiochemistry and decommissioning topics.
You will be responsible for project preparation and management for national and international customers covering many of these topics. You will be working closely with our customers and networking with other research organisations both internationally and in Finland, including internal cooperation at VTT in order to utilise our multidisciplinary technologies in the field of nuclear waste management. You will be supervising other scientists and technicians, taking care of schedules and financing and developing customer relations.
We expect you to have
Experience in project preparation and management, mentoring junior researchers, international networking and customer interactions. Involvement in international networks relevant to the field is considered to be of advantage. Background in modelling or experimental research, numerical modelling skills and/or involvement in safety case projects is appreciated. A higher degree in physics, chemistry, geology or other relevant field is required. We also value earlier experience writing research proposals and publishing in scientific journals or conferences. Good communication skills in English are necessary. The capability to communicate in Finnish is beneficial.
As a person you are
Open-minded problem solving team player who will be keen to participate actively in progressing common goals. You should be a sales-oriented person and be interested in new topics to be able to combine different competences. You get energy from challenges and are able to handle many things at the same time without too high pressure. You can work independently but enjoy also working with colleagues having a different cultural background and/or competence. You have good communication skills and respect the work of your colleagues.
Challenging and interesting projects with international and domestic partners and customers. VTT Ltd has a good reputation both in Finland and abroad. We are able to utilise the multidisciplinary competences to make solutions for our customers and society. Our personnel are committed to make highlights together.
For further information
Research Team Leader Suvi Karvonen
tel. +358403562536 on 4.12.2018 at 13-15, on 14.12.2018 at 10-15 or on 10.1.2019 at 10-15
VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€.
VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious.
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