Suomen Solubiologit ry

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Suomen Solubiologit ry:n kesätyönhakuwebinaari – Hae Eurofins kesätyöpaikkaa!

3.3.2024 | Ajankohtaista

Suomen Solubiologit ry järjestää kesätyönhakuwebinaarin! Webinaarin aikana kuulemme Eurofins Environment Testing Finlandin yritysesittelyn sekä kesälle 2024 tarjolla olevien työpaikkojen esittelyn. Tilaisuuden osallistujilla on myös mahdollisuus esittää kysymyksiä Eurofinsin edustajille.

Webinaarin tiedot:

Päivänmäärä: Maanantai 11.3.2024

Aika: Klo 15-16

Paikka: Zoom

Kieli: Suomi (Eurofinsin työkieli on suomi)

Miksi osallistua?

Kuulet lisää Eurofinsin tarjolla olevista kesätyöpaikoista 

Pääset tutustumaan Eurofins-yritykseen laajemmin – entä mitä työllistymismahdollisuuksia on Suomen ulkopuolella?

Pääset esittämään kysymyksiä henkilökohtaisesti Eurofinsin edustajille

Saat vinkkejä ja ohjeita onnistuneeseen työnhakuprosessiin

Tarjolla on monenlaista laboratoriotyötä!

Eurofins kesätyöpaikat:,126,127

Ilmoittaudu webinaariin täällä:


Varmista siis paikkasi tässä webinaarissa ja tule kuuntelemaan minkälaisia teollisuus- ja ympäristölaboratorioalan kesätöitä Eurofins Environment Testing Finlandilla on tarjota!

Laboratory Technician – Medix Biochemica, Espoo

8.4.2024 | Ajankohtaista

About the job

Etsimme laboranttia tai laboratorioanalyytikkoa vasta-aineiden tuotekehitykseen Espooseen

Etsimme tuotekehitystiimiimme laboranttia vakituiseen työsuhteeseen kehittämään uusia vasta-aineita diagnostiikkateollisuuden tarpeisiin.

Tehtävään kuuluu rekombinanttivasta-aineiden kehittämisen eri vaiheita: DNA-töitä, soluviljelyä, vasta-aineiden puhdistusta affiniteettikromatografialla, sekä puhdistetun vasta-aineen analysointia eri menetelmillä. Laitteiden ylläpito sekä muut yleiset laboratoriotyöt kuuluvat toimenkuvaan.


  • laborantin tai laboratorioanalyytikon koulutusta tai vastaavaa
  • kokemusta tarkkuutta vaativasta laboratoriotyöstä
  • kokemusta proteiinien tuotosta ja puhdistamisesta
  • kykyä selkeään ja tarkkaan dokumentointiin
  • suomen ja englannin kielen taitoa
  • tiimityötaitoja


  • proteiinien analysointimenetelmien osaamista
  • laatujärjestelmien tuntemusta
  • intoa oppia ja kehittää uutta
  • reipasta ja huolellista otetta työhön, organisointikykyä, ryhmätyötaitoja ja paineensietokykyä muuttuvissa olosuhteissa

Työ on vakituinen. Aloitus sopimuksen mukaan.

Hakemukset palkkatoiveineen 10.4.2024 mennessä.

About Us

Medix Biochemica is a rapidly growing in vitro diagnostics (IVD) company with Finnish roots and global branches. We’ve got sites in Espoo, Finland; St. Louis ,Miami and Boston USA; Shanghai, China; Besançon, France, and Konstanz, Germany with further expansion on the horizon. We develop, produce and supply high-quality IVD raw material products that enable our customers to deliver results to billions of patients. Across disciplines and disease areas, we’re always working to shorten our customers’ time to market and build quality into every one of their tests.

Recently, we’ve made some bold acquisitions to help us progress with our big ambitions – to be the first-choice raw material partner for the IVD industry. Today, we can provide our customers with the most comprehensive raw material portfolio in the IVD world, and a team made up of the best minds in the business. And we’d love for you to join us.

As well as our dedication to the IVD industry, we’re dedicated to making Medix Biochemica a great place to work. Our values guide the working practices of over 270 colleagues around the globe. We Care, We Dare, and We Deliver are values we work to uphold, every day!

Project Researcher, Early-Life Microbial Exposures in Association with Asthma Risk – University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio

8.4.2024 | Ajankohtaista

About the job

The University of Eastern Finland is inviting applications for a Project Researcher position on the Kuopio Campus. The position will be filled for a 2-year term as from 1 August 2024 onwards (or as agreed). Please find more information below and submit your application by 15 April 2024.

Role and salary

The University of Eastern Finland is seeking highly motivated applicants for a postdoctoral position in epidemiological analyses of microbial exposures and respiratory health.

As our new Project Researcher, you will be working at the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition in a consortium project focusing on identifying early-life microbial exposures affecting asthma risk. The project aims at facilitating the development of asthma preventive interventions. The work builds on our previous findings and existing data from a globally unique compilation of prospectively followed birth cohorts from different countries. The position is located in Kuopio, Finland.

As our new Project Researcher, your main responsibilities will include:

  • producing scientific publications, which primarily involves statistical analyses
  • drafting manuscripts

The specific research topic and tasks may be adjusted to some extent depending on whether your expertise lies primarily in microbiome or health research.

The position will be filled for a 2-year term from 1 of August 2024 onwards (or as agreed). The position will be filled for a fixed term due to it pertaining to a specific project task. A probationary period is applied to all new members of the staff.

The salary of the position in determined in accordance with the salary system of the Finnish universities. The salary comprises two elements: a job requirement element and a personal performance element. In this position, the job requirement element is 3,213.55-3,714.44 euros/month, based on levels 5–6 of the job requirement chart for teaching and research staff. The personal performance element can be a minimum of 6 % and a maximum of 50 % of the above-mentioned sum.  Depending on the job requirement element and the personal performance element the salary will be approximately 3,530– 4,460 euros/month at the beginning of the employment relationship.

Our requirements and expectations


  • a PhD in a relevant field. In exceptional cases, a candidate with an MSc or an equivalent degree may be considered, if other requirements are fulfilled,
  • a strong background in statistical modelling and health research,
  • a proven track record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications as the main author,
  • excellent comminication skills,
  • proficiency in verbal and written English.


  • prior experience in microbiome and health research addressing immunological disorders especially in regard to respiratory and allergic diseases,
  • a strong background in epidemiology,
  • strong R and data illustration skills,
  • a basic understanding of bioinformatics.


  • Fluency in Finnish is considered beneficial but not essential.

Your benefits

You will have an opportunity to work in multi-institutional collaboration with experts in epidemiology, bioinformatics, statistics, data management and national and global collaboration networks. With dedication and enthusiasm, you will have a unique opportunity to address and solve intriguing scientific questions with high public health impact, produce high quality publications and to advance your research career in an innovative environment.

  • You will have access to the university’s staff benefits, including
  • opportunity for flexible multi-location work
  • extensive occupational health care
  • broad selection of staff training
  • staff discount on lunch in our campus restaurants, as well as on a range of other services
  • affordable sports services and tax-free bike benefit

Please read more in the Work at UEF section on our website.

Enjoy your life in Finland! Known for its cleanliness, welfare know-how, modern technology and superb education system, Finland is an exotic and safe country to work in. Please visit the Life in Finland section on our website to learn more.

How to apply?

Submit your application by using our electronic application form no later than 15 April 2024 by 24:00 (midnight) Finnish time (UTC+3).

Please note that you must include the following appendices in your application:

  • CV (Template for CV, www-page)
  • a list of publications (Instructions, www-page)
  • copies of your academic degree certificates / diplomas, and copies of certificates / diplomas relating to your language proficiency, if not indicated in the academic degree certificates/diplomas
  • other documents to demonstrate the applicant’s merits for the position
  • motivation letter for this position


For further information on the position, please contact Dr. Pirkka Kirjavainen,

For further information on the application procedure, please contact HR secretary Timo Perttunen,, p. +358294454520

Haemme väitellyttä projektitutkijaa Itä-Suomen yliopiston kansanterveystieteen ja kliinisen ravitsemustieteen yksikköön määräaikaiseen tehtävään. Tehtävä sijoittuu Terveystieteiden tiedekuntaan Kuopion kampukselle ja alkaa 1.8.2024 ja se täytetään kahden vuoden määräajaksi. Tässä tehtävässä tehtäväkohtainen palkanosa on vaativuustasoluokittelussa tasolla 5-6. Lisäksi maksetaan henkilökohtaiseen suoriutumiseen perustuvaa palkanosaa, joka on aluksi 10-27 % tehtäväkohtaisesta palkanosasta. Tehtävässä edellytetään erinomaista tai hyvää englannin kielen taitoa.

Lue tarkemmat tiedot tehtävästä ja hakuohjeet yllä olevasta englanninkielisestä ilmoituksesta. Jätäthän hakemuksesi englanniksi. Hakuaika tehtävään päättyy 15.4.2024.

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 3 090 degree students and about 580 PhD students in the Faculty. The faculty has 800 staff members.

The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) is the most multidisciplinary university in Finland. Our university employs approximately 3,200 employees, and our community includes approximately 16,000 degree students and 16,000 adult education students. Our campuses are located in Joensuu and Kuopio. We represent the world’s cutting edge of research in many fields and produce research-based knowledge, which is made openly available to benefit everyone. Learn more about our university at Read also about UEF as a working community and employer and the career stories of our employees.

Työsopimuksen voimassaolo: määräaikainen työsopimus | Työsuhteen luonne: kokoaikainen | Paikkojen lukumäärä: 1 | Työllisyysaste: 100% | Paikkakunta: Kuopio | Maakunta: Pohjois-Savo | Maa: Finland | Ilmoitusnumero: 2228/01.01.03/2024 | Yhteys: Pirkka Kirjavainen +358295246849., | Julkaistu: 2024-03-27 | Haku päättyy: 2024-04-15

Postdoctoral Researcher in parasitology/structural biology – University of Helsinki

8.4.2024 | Ajankohtaista

About the job

Postdoctoral Researcher

in parasitology/structural biology

The HiLIFE – Institute of Biotechnology at the University of Helsinki, renowned for its international research excellence, is excited to announce an opening for a postdoctoral researcher to join the newly formed group of Dr. Alexander Mühleip.

Project Description

The research of the group is focused on understanding how protein complexes organise mitochondrial membranes in protozoan parasites and when disrupted by human mitochondrial disorders. The successful applicant will work on the structural and functional characterisation of protein complexes involved in mitochondrial energy conversion in malaria parasites using protein biochemistry, single-particle cryo-EM and in-situ cryo-electron tomography. Specifically, the project is aimed at visualisation of inner-membrane architecture and characterising parasite-specific modulation of membrane biogenesis. The project offers the unique opportunity to combine parasitology and mitochondrial biology with state-of-the-art structural biology techniques. The group benefits from in-house availability of a 200-kV Talos Artica microscope, complemented by access to 300-kV cryo-electron microscopes for data collection at international facilities.

About You

  • you are ambitious, goal-oriented, collegial and motivated to tackle challenging new projects
  • PhD degree (or be in the final stages of PhD submission) in cell/molecular biology, parasitology, protein biochemistry or a similar field
  • prior experience in cultivation of Plasmodium falciparum is essential
  • expertise in genetic engineering (e.g. CRISPR/Cas9) is strongly desired
  • high interest in learning structural biology methods (comprehensive cryo-EM training will be provided)
  • commitment to scientific excellence as demonstrated by a strong publication record
  • excellent command of English (working language at the institute)
  • strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills

What We Offer

  • a fixed-term 3-year position with possible extension
  • a collaborative, innovative and inclusive work environment
  • support and mentoring for postdoctoral fellowship applications (EMBO, Marie-Curie etc.)
  • a competitive salary depending on your qualifications and personal performance, 5-7 weeks of annual holiday leave, flexible working hours
  • financial support with Finnish visa and residency permits, if applicable
  • occupational health care and access to high-quality sports facilities

About The Institute Of Biotechnology, HiLIFE, University Of Helsinki

The Institute of Biotechnology is an independent research institute within the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) , at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and at the global forefront of life science research with state-of-the-art research core facilities in genomics, biological imaging and structural biology. According to the 2024 Times Higher Education World University survey, the University of Helsinki is ranked among the top 80 universities world-wide in life science research. The University of Helsinki is committed to providing a welcoming environment for international researchers , offering comprehensive services and support for relocating to Finland—a country known for its high quality of life, excellent education system, and robust support for research and innovation.

How to apply?

Welcome with your application in English (click the ‘apply’ link), as soon as possible or no later than April 28th. Please note that applications will be continually reviewed. The position is available immediately or according to mutual agreement. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and contact details of three references. For further information on the position, please contact Alexander Mühleip (



Solubiologi 2/2023 on ilmestynyt!

Olethan saanut uusimman Solubiologin, nro 2/2023? Tässä numerossa on jälleen mielenkiintoista asiaa alalta – Proffan jutun on kirjoittanut Vesa Hytönen, Kuukauden solubiologiksi on valittu Riikka Martikainen, ja tieteellisten artikkeleiden aiheina ovat soluväliaine syövässä ja soluviljely. Mukana myös Charles River yritysesittely!

Liity jäseneksemme, niin saat tämän upean lehden kotiisi kannettuna!