Research Technician – Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy, Espoo




Research Technician, Enzyme and material biotechnology (Substitute for the Job alternation leave)

Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term
Locations: Espoo, Finland
Job area: Industrial biotechnology and food solutions

About us
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 is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.


VTT – beyond the obvious.

We are seeking for a research technician for a 3 – 5 months fixed-term contract (start date September 2020) substituting for a person leaving on a job alternation leave. Therefore, eligible candidate must be either unemployed jobseeker or recently graduated.

You will be responsible for
– Laboratory project work with protein expression, purification (different chromatography techniques) and characterization including electrophoresis and spectrophotometric enzyme and protein assays to carry out application-oriented enzymatic reactions and related analytics.
– Perform laboratory experiments supervised by scientists

We expect you to have
– Laboratory technician or comparable degree, for example Laboratory Sciences, Bachelor’s degree
– Work experience in enzymology
– Excellent laboratory skills and experience in protein purification and characterization
– Experience in molecular biology work, such as cloning, is considered beneficial
– Good scientific reporting skills
– Good written and spoken Finnish and English skills

As a person you
– Skilfully and precisely perform experiments
– Have ability to work independently
– Work well with other team members
– Contribute to a good working environment
We offer
– World class research team and technology
– Highly experienced, international team working on academic and industrial research projects
– Working in areas that have a high impact on society such as biorefinery, biomaterials, biofuels, and combating plastic waste
– Friendly team of colleagues to work with
For further information
For more information about the position, you can contact Arja Paananen, arja.paananen@vtt.fi

WWW-osoite http://www.vtt.fi
Yhteystiedot Arja Paananen, arja.paananen@vtt.fi
Työpaikan osoite Tietotie 2, 02150 ESPOO
Työ alkaa Sopimuksen mukaan
Työaika kokoaikatyö
Työn kesto 3 – 6 kk
Haku päättyy 17.06.2020 klo 23:55
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Ilmoitus jätetty 05.06.2020
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