Postdoctoral Researcher in Finland, Aalto University

Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Aalto University, Finland

Postdoctoral Researcher in Finland, Aalto University

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Researcher in Finland

Aalto University, Finland invites application for Postdoctoral Researcher in Finland from eligible and interested candidates

About- Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland. Postdoctoral Researcher in Finland

Research/Job Area-  Electromicrobiology, Electrochemistry, Microbial physiology, Biophysics or Redox biochemistry

Location- Aalto University, Finland

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  • PhD in a suitable field, such as Electromicrobiology, Electrochemistry, Microbial physiology, Biophysics or Redox biochemistry
  • Be highly committed to science and strive for excellence
  • Develop own smart ideas and think independently
  • Be able to focus on solving tough scientific problems
  • Have good written and oral communication skills in English

Skills, knowledge or interest in some of the following areas are highly appreciated:

  • Microbial physiology and regulation
  • Electro(bio)chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic chemistry for synthesis of redox active compounds

Job/Position Description- 

  • High-end laboratory infrastructure and friendly colleagues
  • Opportunity to work in a newly established research group
  • Freedom to bring in own ideas
  • Funding for 2 years

The project may be adjusted according to the talents and preferences of the applicants. Most experiments will be performed in anaerobic chambers or custom-made vessels. It involves growth of genetically modified methanogens or methanotrophs on electrodes in custom-made systems. Possible tasks areas are:

  • Cultivation of methanogens or methanotrophs in bioelectric systems
  • Design of electrode and cultivation systems
  • Development/synthesis of soluble electron donors and acceptors
  • Understanding of redox-biochemistry and regulation in methanogens

How to Apply- 

Follow the instructions below, submit only pdf files:

  • Cover letter (start as follows: “I am interested in this position because… “)
  • CV, incl. list of publications
  • Research interest description (focus on future research, mention tasks you are particularly interested to perform)
  • Names and contact details of references

All materials should be provided in English as pdf documents via the link below.

Last Date for Apply– 31 March 2020

See Position Details-

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