Laboratory Assistant – VTT, Espoo


Laboratory Assistant – VTT, Espoo

Job description

Laboratory assistant for media kitchen

Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Espoo, Finland

Job area: Research and Development

Application period: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 – Sunday, April 15, 2018

With us you will be responsible for

We are seeking to hire a laboratory assistant to work in our media kitchen. The work involves making laboratory solutions and microbial growth media for the research projects involving bacteria, yeast, and filamentous fungi. The work may also involve helping out with laboratory experiments on occasion.

We expect you to have

The candidate should have a laboratory assistant training. Work experience in molecular biology research would be an additional benefit. The work requires precise and accurate laboratory measurement skills. Spoken and written English skills are important, since we work in an international environment.

As a person you are

Laboratory assistants need to be dependable, precise, skillful in the lab, work well with other team members, and contribute to a good working environment.

We offer

At VTT you have the opportunity to work on challenging and interesting assignments in our well-equipped R&D environment as part of our internationally oriented and highly trained personnel. At VTT you can also have flexible working hours, good personal development prospects and the benefits of a large employer.

The position for a 2-year fixed-term. If our project portfolio continues to grow and there is a mutual interest in continuing your employment at VTT then a prolongation of the position is possible.

For further information

If you have questions about the position, please contact Christopher Landowski, the leader of the Protein Production Team, christopher.landowski@vtt.fi.