12.8.2019 | Ajankohtaista
Suomen Solubiologit ry myöntää joka toinen vuosi parhaalle solu- ja
molekyylibiologian alan pro gradu -työlle tunnustuspalkinnon. Tunnustus
myönnetään innovatiiviselle ja korkeatasoiselle tutkielmalle, joka
edistää alan tutkimusta.
Palkinnon arvo on 200€, ja se myönnetään marraskuussa 2019 Jyväskylän yliopistolla järjestettävässä seminaarissa. Voittajalle ilmoitetaan palkinnosta etukäteen. Pro gradu -työn tulee olla hyväksytty 1.1.2018-31.8.2019 välisenä aikana. Hakijan tulee olla Suomen Solubiologit ry:n jäsen. Palkintoa voi hakea, vaikka maisterintutkinto ei olisi vielä kokonaisuudessaan valmis. Tutkielma voi olla hyväksytty missä tahansa Suomen yliopistossa.
Lähetä pro gradusi pdf-tiedostona
osoitteeseen firstname.lastname@example.org viimeistään 1.10.2019. Liitä
mukaan tutkielmasi arvostelulausunto sekä lyhyt (max. 1 sivun mittainen)
motivaatiokirje, jossa kerrot, miksi sinun gradusi kuuluisi palkita, ja
mikä on mielestäsi pro gradu -työsi merkitys solu- ja
molekyylibiologian alan tutkimukselle. Lisätietoja apurahasta ja
hakemisesta antavat Elina Siljamäki (email@example.com), Johanna Matilainen
(firstname.lastname@example.org) sekä Jenni Tuominen
11.9.2019 | Avoimet työpaikat
Suomen Syöpäinstituutin Säätiö • Stiftelsen för Finlands Cancerinstitut, Foundation for the Finnish Cancer Institute
The Finnish Cancer Institute invites applications for nine research positions to carry out high level epidemiological, clinical, or experimental cancer research. Our aim is to contribute to high quality cancer research in Finland by providing attractive research positions enabling full focusing on an exciting topic for a fixed duration.
Research Professor, EUR 6,500 a month;
3-or 5-year positions commencing on 1 January 2020 at the earliest; aiming to enable cancer researchers to fully focus on a significant independent research topic building on applicant’s recent accomplishments as described in the research plan
- K. ALBIN JOHANSSON RESEARCH PROFESSOR, a 5-year professorship (one post)
- FICAN RESEARCH PROFESSOR, a3-year professorship (two posts )
Cancer Research Fellow, EUR 5,000 month;
3-year positions commencing on 1 November 2019 at the earliest; Aiming to support early-stage independent cancer researchers as evidenced by accomplishments corresponding to a docent and demonstration of an independent line of investigation in the proposal;
- K. ALBIN JOHANSSON CANCER RESEARCH FELLOW (three posts)
Postdoctoral Cancer Researcher, EUR 3,500 month;
2-year positions commencing on 1 November 2019 at the earliest; aiming to support exciting and timely post-doctoral research in a high quality environment;
- K. ALBIN JOHANSSON CANCER RESEARCHER (one post)
- FICAN CANCER RESEARCHER (two posts)
Instructions for applications.
Eligible applicants include cancer researchers with recent interesting observations and an exciting plan mostly in Finland for the duration of the position. The applications in English are to contain the following three parts not exceeding 9 pages:
- Cover & short CV not exceeding two pages with the following parts: i) Applicant’s name, current job (and its duration if fixed-term), affiliation & contact information; ii) short (max 200 words) motivation to apply for the FCI position; iii) short CV information taking note not to exceed 2 pages for this part as a whole
- Research plan for the duration of the applied position not exceeding 5 pages including relevant permits and an estimated budget at the end with existing or anticipated other funding sources (for PI salary or for other parts)
- A list of not more than 20 publications including number of citations received and a comment on the journal for at least recent publications. The comment can be the rank of the journal in a specified field or e.g. impact factor. This part is not to exceed 2 pages.
Applications are submitted as a single PDF file by email to FCI Secretary-General Tuula Helander email@example.com. Deadline for submissions: September 12, 3 pm (EET). The e-mail subject line and the PDF attachment both are named with applicant’s surname and the post (surname_Professor/Fellow/Postdoc)
Evaluation and decisions:
Applications are evaluated according to scientific quality and potential impact based on both plans and recen ttrack record and according to career stage. Decisions are made by the FCI Board based on evaluation by the Scientific Advisory Board (postdocs and fellows) or following shortlisting of research professor applicants by the Scientific Advisory Board and international expert evaluation and ranking. Decisions are expected in October (postdocs and fellows) and December (research professors) at which time all applicants are informed. The FCI positions can be renewed at most once
Further information & submission of applications by September 12, 3 pm EET:
FCI Secretary-General Tuula Helander, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
29.8.2019 | Avoimet työpaikat
The University of
Eastern Finland, UEF, is one of the largest multidisciplinary
universities in Finland. We offer education in nearly one hundred major
subjects, and are home to approximately 15,500 students and 2,500
members of staff. We operate in Joensuu and Kuopio. In international rankings, we are ranked among the leading universities in the world.
The Faculty of Health Sciences operates at the Kuopio Campus of the University of Eastern Finland. The Faculty offers education in medicine, dentistry, nutrition and pharmacy, as well as in some other central fields of the health care sector.
The Faculty is research-intensive, and its internationally recognised
research activities are closely linked to the strategic research areas
of the University. There are approximately 2 500 degree students and
about 450 PhD students in the Faculty. The faculty has 680 staff
We are now inviting applications for
an Early Stage Researcher (PhD student) in cell biology/translational medicine, position, School of Medicine, Institute of biomedicine, Kuopio Campus http://www.uef.fi/en/biomedicineAn Academy of Finland funded position is available in the laboratory of Professor Petteri Nieminen. http://www.uef.fi/en/biomedicine/petteri-nieminen-group.
The research project is a part of the Biology and Physics of Pain in
Knee Osteoarthritis (BP-PAIN) Consortium that aims to study in detail
the biophysical and biological correlates of pain and dysfunction in
osteoarthritis. The project employs multi-disciplinary approaches
including cell cultures, high-content cellular imaging and metabolomics,
as well as gene expression studies, medical imaging and
We are seeking a highly motivated
candidate with experience in cell cultures, biochemical analyses,
molecular biology and data processing. The position aims at the PhD
student completing a PhD degree within four years and enables the PhD
student to take part in supervising MSc students, scientific writing,
grant applications, scientific collaborations and teaching in suitable
areas. Good communication and writing skills in English are required.
A person to be appointed as an
early stage researcher shall be qualified to pursue postgraduate
studies, i.e. he or she is required to have completed a suitable higher
university degree or an equivalent education abroad which in the country
in question would qualify the person for similar academic studies. Positions of early stage researchers shall always be filled for a fixed term (UEF University Regulations, Section 31).
The position is initially filled for a
fixed-term of four years. The full-time position will start in
November 2019, or later by agreement.
salary of the position is determined in accordance with the salary
system of Finnish universities and is based on levels 2-4 of the job
requirement level chart for teaching and research staff (€2,033.29 –
2,535.20/month). In addition to the job requirement component, the
salary includes a personal performance component, which may be a maximum
of 50 % of the job requirement component.
For further information on the position, please contact Professor Petteri Nieminen, email: email@example.com, phone +358 29 4454248. For further information on the application procedure, please contact HR Secretary Tellervo Rajanto, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +358 29 4454278.
A probationary period is applied to all new members of the staff.
The electronic application should contain the following appendices:
– a résumé or CV
– a list of publications
copies of the applicant’s academic degree certificates/ diplomas, and
copies of certificates / diplomas relating to the applicant’s language
proficiency, if not indicated in the academic degree
– motivation letter
The application needs to be submitted no later than 9.9.2019 (by 24.00 hours Finnish time) by using the electronic application form.
15.8.2019 | Avoimet työpaikat
The research group of Prof. Kirsi Pietiläinen at the Obesity Research Unit, University of Helsinki,
located at Biomedicum Helsinki, is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist.
translational lab Pietiläinen is focused on global metabolic profiling
of obesity by systems biology methods, transcriptomics,
proteomics, metabolomics and epigenomics, especially concentrating on
mitochondrial function in obesity in adipose tissue and muscle. The
clinical studies and sample collections include twin studies and weight
loss interventions. The group is part of the Center
of Excellence for Research on Mitochondria, Metabolism and Disease
(FinMIT) http://www.fin-mit.fi/en/ .
Pietiläinen group invites applications for a position of
beginning from 1.10.2019 till 31.12.2020.
an advanced computational framework for comprehensive multiomics
(transcriptomics, metabolomics, proteomics, lipidomics, microbiota),
multitissue (adipose tissue, muscle, serum, urine, faeces, saliva)
single cell RNA sequencing analytics
innovative concepts for data visualization
machine learning methods, especially for predicting longitudinal models
participation in research projects
of manuscripts and project proposals
in mentoring of students
degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or a
related Life Science discipline (with strong background in
background in statistical methods
in the analysis of large-scale omics data
communication, writing, and organizational skills
interpersonal skills with the ability to build scientific relationships.
self-motivated and enthusiastic for cross-scaling omics research
interdisciplinary and supportive team
lab with excellent multiomics, multitissue human materials
projects in mitochondrial metabolism and obesity
· an excellent
scientific environment in an international research community
application should include a CV, publication list, motivation letter and
contact details for referees (referee letters are considered a
be based on the Universities salary scheme for teaching and research
personnel composed of both task specific (demand level 5) and personal
performance components. Trial period will be applied.
Please submit your application to professor
Kirsi Pietiläinen: email@example.com , tel. +358505992295 by 30.8.2019.