Ajankohtaista

Postdoctoral researcher and doctoral student in circadian regulation of pain – Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki

26.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

Description: The University of Helsinki is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is a leading university in Nordics and Europe and one of the top 100 international universities in the world. Postdoctoral researcher and doctoral student positions are available in the newly established Translational Pain Research group at Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, led by Academy Research Fellow Dr. Vinko Palada. Dr. Palada´s group investigates circadian regulation of chronic pain and associated comorbidities by using the state-of-the-art methods such as high-throughput omics, molecular biology, drug library screens and the functional studies in experimental models. This is a new and exciting research field, with the goals to revolutionize our understanding of pain mechanisms and to develop novel therapies for pain relief. The group closely collaborates with Helsinki University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

Job description and key requirements: For the doctoral student position, we invite the application of highly qualified applicants with a Msc degree in neuroscience, biology and/or pharmacy.The successful postdoctoral applicants will have at least one first authorship publication and PhD degree in neuroscience, biology, chronobiology, or other related discipline. Previous experience with pain and circadian research, expertise in animal work, surgical skills and behavioral tests are considered a strong merit for these positions. Know-how of omics analysis are beneficial. Excellent communication skills in English and ability to work in the international team setting are expected.

Application requirements: Please send your application including a detailed CV (with a date of thesis defense, title of the thesis, previous academic/work positions, current position, academic distinctions and list of peer-reviewed publications), motivation letter (1 page) and three reference contacts as a single PDF file to the University of Helsinki electronic recruitment system by clicking on the ‘Apply for position’ button:

https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/doctoral-student-and-postdoctoral-position-in-circadian-regulation-of-pain

Internal applicants (i.e., current employees of the University of Helsinki) must submit their applications through the SAP HR portal. Deadline for application is November 1st, 2021. For further information, please contact Dr. Vinko Palada (vinko.palada(at)helsinki.fi).

Contract and work benefits: Employments would start on February 1st 2022 as fixed 3-year position for doctoral student and 2-year position for postdoctoral researcher, with a possibility of extension.The initial salaries are according to the salary system of the Finnish universities. In 2021, Finland has been ranked as the happiest country in the world for 4th time in a row according to the annual World Happiness Report and was recently rated as the best country in the world for expat families. Finland and Helsinki possess top expertise in sciences in terms of a vibrant talent pool, leading research, strong support services and functioning collaboration networks. For more information about working at the University of Helsinki and living in Finland, please see https://www.helsinki.fi/en/university/working-at-the-university

Biokemisti

11.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://duunitori.fi/tyopaikat/tyo/biokemisti-stse-13678053

Paras Biopharmaceuticals Finland Oy is an Oulu based bioprocess company working on the production of biologics at small and large scale. We are located at Kiviharjunlenkki 10, Oulu.

Please visit our web page on www.parasbiopharma.com for more information on our ongoing projects.

We are looking for new, enthusiastic bioprocess / biochemists / bioprocess engineers (or similar backgrounds) to join our Biologics development projects. This will involve work on Protein Purification, however training will be provided.

Any previous experience on the production of biologics (Fermentation / purification / analytical) is an advantage but not a must.

If interested to join our team at Paras, please send your CV (in English or Finnish) to mark.jackson@parasbiopharma.com.

WWW-osoite http://www.parasbiopharma.com
Yhteystiedot Dr. Mark Jackson, Puh: 0442905993, mark.jackson@parasbiopharma.com
Työpaikan osoite Kiviharjunlenkki 10, 90220 OULU
Työ alkaa September 2021
Työaika kokoaikatyö
Työn kesto yli 12 kuukautta
Haku päättyy 24.09.2021
Ilmoitus jätetty 01.09.2021
Ilmoitusnumero 10929424

Grant writer – hankeasiantuntija

11.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://ivaskalab.utu.fi/?p=1788

Turku Bioscience – University of Turku

Salary: 2800 – 3400 € per month, fixed-term position for one year            

Application closing date: 26.09.2021

Start date: as soon as possible (open to negotiation)

We are looking for a Grant Writer to assist the academic research group of Professor Johanna Ivaska. This full-time role is perfect for someone who is looking to develop within scientific communications, grant writing and scientific publishing.

The task involves:

  • Editing scientific manuscripts for content, clarity and language
  • Assisting in preparing scientific posters and slide presentations
  • preparing figures and illustrations for scientific publications
  • Helping the PI and team members in grant applications

You must have:

  • Practical experience in working in life science, writing, content development, or publishing
  • Experience in using reference programs (Zotero or equivalent), drawing illustrations (Illustrator or equivalent) and working with power point
  • The ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Excellent written and spoken English, including exceptional grammar
  • An eye for detail
  • A passion for learning
  • A desire to be a strong team player

Ideally, you could also have:

  • A MSc/PhD in a science subject
  • Editing experience
  • Good knowledge of Finnish

We will start reviewing the applications immediately, so please send your application as soon as possible. Applications must be submitted no later than 26.09.2021 via the University of Turku’s electronic application system https://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies

The link to the system appears at the beginning of this announcement (“Apply for the job”). Applicants should also enclose their CV, degree certificate(s), list of publications, a motivation letter including a short description of their relevant skills and knowledge, contact information for three referees and any other documents relevant to the position. For further information and details about the position please contact Prof Johanna Ivaska (joivaska(at)utu.fi). For help with the application system, please contact our HR Specialist Paula Luoma (paula.luoma(at)utu.fi).

The salary is determined by the collective agreement system of the Finnish universities. The exact salary will be defined when writing the employment contract. The salary is in accordance with the Finnish universities collective agreement system and this position belongs to level 8-9 (for other personnel). Thus the total salary is estimated to be in the range of 28003400 €/month. The position is fixed-term for 1 year with a possibility for extension, subject to a six-month trial period.

About the research environment

The Ivaska Cell Adhesion and Cancer group is based at Turku Bioscience Centre, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. We are a large multinational research group investigating cancer cell biology, membrane traffic and cell-ECM contacts of stem cells. Our Centre offers access to a comprehensive selection of cutting-edge research equipment, excellent core facilities and an opportunity to be involved in internationally competitive science in a stimulating, highly networked environment. For more information, please visit https://bioscience.fi

Turku is the oldest city in Finland (est. 1229) with nearly 200 000 inhabitants, two universities and over 35 000 students, located on the south-west coast on Finland 150 km west of Helsinki. The University of Turku is an active academic community of 25 000 students and staff members – a trulyinternational research university. Accordingly, the work language is English. Furthermore, Finland is considered to have a high quality of life, education, gender equality, transparency and safety where the majority of the population speaks English as a second language.

Tutkija, postdoc – tilastotieteellinen genetiikka

11.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://haku.valtiolle.fi/Public/Assignment.aspx?guidAssignment=d1afcdb1-e24f-441e-a411-9e254e4fd84a

Organisaation esittely

Luonnonvarakeskus (Luke) on tutkimus- ja asiantuntijaorganisaatio, joka työskentelee luonnonvarojen kestävän käytön ja biotalouden edistämiseksi. Tarjoamme tutkittuun tietoon perustuvia ratkaisuja ja palveluita asiakkaillemme. Tutkimustulokset ja palvelut tuottavat lisäarvoa, kestävyyttä ja kilpailukykyä uusiutuviin luonnonvaroihin perustuvalle elinkeinotoiminnalle ja tukevat yhteiskunnan päätöksentekoa. Toimimme laajoissa kansainvälisissä yhteistyöverkostoissa ja tavoitteenamme on tulla yhdeksi Euroopan merkittävimmistä biotalouden osaajista. Lukella on myös viranomaistehtäviä.

Lukelaisia yhdistää ystävällisyys, uteliaisuus ja halu vaikuttaa maailmaan myönteisesti. Tältä pohjalta rakennamme yhdessä hyväntuulista ja kunnioittavaa kulttuuria, jossa jokaisen työtä arvostetaan. Meillä pääset tekemään mielekkäitä ja monipuolisia työtehtäviä ja haastamaan itseäsi ammatillisesti. Voit vaikuttaa työtehtäviisi ja saat vapautta suunnitella työsi ottaen huomioon projektin tavoitteet. Joustavuus ja vastuu kulkevat meillä käsi kädessä ja rohkaisemmekin työntekoon sieltä, mistä se parhaiten sujuu työtehtävien niin salliessa. Luke tarjoaa monitieteisen kansainvälisen tutkimusympäristön, johon kuuluvat ainutlaatuiset tutkimusinfrastruktuurit, koetoiminta-asemat sekä hyvin varustetut laboratoriot.

Postdoc-tutkijana Lukessa olet yksi tulevaisuuden tekijöistämme. Luken postdoc-politiikka varmistaa, että jokainen postdoc-tutkijamme saa saman tuen ja aseman Lukessa, kuten oikeuden tieteelliseen ohjaukseen ja yhtäläisiin urakehitysmahdollisuuksiin. Urallaan varhaisessa vaiheessa olevien yhteisö (EC community) ja kulttuurienvälinen yhteisömme (IC community) tarjoavat mahdollisuuksia jakaa kokemuksia ja osaamista sekä jokapäiväisiä iloja ja suruja. Ulkomailta tuleville uusille työntekijöille Luke tarjoaa relokaatiopaketin, josta on merkittävää apua maahanmuutossa ja Suomeen asettumisessa.

Tehtävän kuvaus

Luonnonvarakeskus etsii Post Doc tutkijaa Genomiikka ja jalostus tutkimusryhmään. Valittava henkilö tulee työskentelemään eläingenetiikan genomisen arvostelun projekteissa. Keskeisimpänä tehtävänä on genomisen arvostelun lineaaristen ja epälineaaristen arvostelumallien kehittäminen. Lisäksi tehtäviin kuuluu tutkimustulosten julkaiseminen vertaisarvioiduissa tieteellisissä julkaisusarjoissa ja osallistuminen rahoitushakemusten valmisteluun. Valittavan henkilön odotetaan työskentelevän tiimin jäsenenä yhdessä muiden laskennallisen genetiikan tutkijoiden kanssa ja tekemään läheistä yhteistyötä käytännön eläin- ja kasvinjalostuksen toimijoiden kanssa. Tehtävä antaa hyvän mahdollisuuden kehittyä arvostetuksi asiantuntijaksi jalostusarvojen estimoinnissa.

Työsuhteen kesto on aluksi kaksi vuotta, mutta siinä on mahdollisuus optiovuodelle (2 + 1).

Virkaan tai tehtävään valittavasta henkilöstä voidaan tehdä hakijan suostumuksella henkilöturvallisuusselvitys (turvallisuusselvityslaki 726/2014). Turvallisuusselvitysmenettelystä ja selvityksen kohteen oikeuksista löytyy tarkempia tietoja osoitteessa www.supo.fi

Hakijalta odotamme

Valittavalla hakijalla tulee olla tohtorin tutkinto eläinjalostuksessa, kvantitatiivisessa genetiikassa, tilastotieteessä, sovelletussa matematiikassa tai vastaavalta alalta. Vaadimme osoitettua taitoa ja kokemusta geneettisten ja/tai genomisten menetelmien soveltamisesta suuriin datoihin. Odotamme myös hyviä taitoja kvantitatiivisessa genetiikassa ja matemaattisessa mallinnuksessa. Hyvät taidot matemaattisessa tilastotieteessä ja ohjelmoinnissa (Fortran, C tai vastaava) katsotaan eduksi.

Valittavalla henkilöllä odotetaan olevan julkaisuja vertaisarvioiduissa tieteellisissä julkaisusarjoissa. Onnistunut rahoituksenhaku katsotaan eduksi. Odotamme myös hyviä vuorovaikutustaitoja sekä erinomaista suullista ja kirjallista englannin kielen taitoa.

Tehtävän tiedot

Tehtävän kesto: Määräaikainen

Työaika:   Virastotyöaika

Tehtävä alkaa:   1.1.2022 tai sopimuksen mukaan.

Määräaikainen, päättyy:   31.12.2023 Työn luonne

Tehtävän hakemista koskevat tiedot

Hae viimeistään:   5.10.2021 16:00

ID:   30-449-2021

Sähköiset hakemukset:

Voit kuitenkin hakea tätä työpaikkaa myös toimittamalla hakemuksesi alla olevaan osoitteeseen. Sekä hakemuksessa että kirjekuoressa tulee mainita haettavan tehtävän ID. Hakemuksia ei palauteta.

Luonnonvarakeskuksen kirjaamo
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki

Tutkijatohtori tai erikoistutkija (yksisolugenomiikka)

11.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.utu.fi/fi/yliopisto/tule-meille-toihin/avoimet-tehtavat

Etsimme lahjakasta tutkijatohtoria tai erikoistutkijaa yksisolugenomiikkaryhmäämme Turun Biotiedekeskukseen. Toimenkuvaan kuuluu yksisolugenomiikan tutkimuspalvelutoiminnan hallinta, sekä läheinen yhteistyö genomiikan, immunologian ja bioinformatiikan alalla työskentelevien tutkijoiden kanssa.

Yksikön tutkimuslaitteisto on kansainvälisesti kilpailukykyisellä tasolla, sisältäen muun muassa 10x Genomics Chromium ja Chromium X-laitteistot sekä automatisoidun Connect-järjestelmän. Tämä infrastruktuuri on keskeinen voimavara Turun yliopiston ja Åbo Akademin yhteiselle InFLAMES-lippulaivaohjelmalle, jonka tavoitteena on edistää huipputason immunologista tutkimusta ja tuotekehitystä. Lue lisää https://inflames.utu.fi/ 

Vastuualue

  • Yksisolugenomiikan tutkimuspalvelutoiminnan ohjaaminen ja kehittäminen
  • Tutkijoiden tukeminen yksisolugenomiikan menetelmien käytössä ja tutkimusyhteistyöprojekteihin osallistuminen
  • Laadunvalvontastrategioiden kehittäminen

 Vaaditut taidot

  • Tohtorin tutkinto biotieteistä tai muulta soveltuvalla alalta
  • Käytännön kokemus yksisolugenomiikan menetelmistä ja sekvensointitekniikoista
  • Erinomainen organisointikyky
  • Erinomaiset vuorovaikutustaidot mukaan lukien suulliset ja kirjalliset kommunikaatiotaidot englannin kielellä
  •  Vahva tieteellinen julkaisuluettelo

 Toivottavat taidot

  • Tohtorintutkinnon jälkeinen tutkimuskokemusta sovelutavalta alalta (ihanteellisesti vähintään yksi vuosi, mutta enintään seitsemän vuotta)
  • Kokemus spatiaalisen transkriptomiikan menetelmistä
  • Kokemus immunologian alan tutkimuksesta ja immunoprofilointimenetelmistä
  • Kokemus veri- ja kudosnäytteiden prosessoinnista
  • Kokemus automatisoiduista laboratoriojärjestelmistä
  • Kokemus esimiestehtävistä
  • Projektinhallintakokemus

Palkka määräytyy yliopistojen työehtosopimuksen perusteella ja riippuu hakija koulutuksesta ja pätevyyksistä. Tehtävät sijoittuvat opetus- ja tutkimushenkilökuntaan. Työsuhteeseen sisältyy mm. lakisääteiset eläke- ja työttömyysvakuutusmaksut, hyvät työterveys- ja liikuntapalvelut ja lomaraha.

Palkka on tutkijatohtorille keskimäärin 3180-3500 eur/kk. Erikoistutkijan palkka on  pätevyydestä ja kokemuksesta riippuen keskimäärin 3400-4500 eur/kk.

Tehtävän aloittamisajankohta on neuvoteltavissa. Tehtävän kesto on vuoden 2023 loppuun asti, ja saattaa olla mahdollista että tehtävä jatkuu sen jälkeenkin. Tehtävässä on kuuden kuukauden koeaika.

Hakemuksen lähettäminen

Lähetäthän englanninkielisen hakemuksesi mahdollisimman pian, kuitenkin viimeistään 10.10.2021 yliopiston sähköisen hakujärjestelmän kautta.

Linkki hakujärjestelmään löytyy yliopiston nettisivuilta https://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies 

Liitäthän englanninkieliseen hakemukseesi

1)      motivaatiokirje (max 1 sivu) joka keskittyy omiin vahvuuksiisi liittyen juuri meidän tutkimusaiheisiimme

2)      ansioluettelo

3)       tutkintotodistuksen kopiot

4)      vähintään kolmen suosittelijan yhteystiedot (nimi, työpaikka, sähköpostiosoite)

5)       julkaisuluettelo jossa korostettuna viisi tehtävän kannalta olennaisinta julkaisua

Jos sinulla on kysyttävää, annamme mielellämme lisätietoja: Tapio Lönnberg (taplon(at)utu.fi)

Hakemisprosessiin liittyvissä kysymyksissä avustaa tarvittaessa henkilöstöasiantuntijamme Paula Luoma paula.luoma(at)utu.fi

Regulatory Affairs Manager – PerkinElmer, Inc. Turku

2.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2688689027/?lgTemp=jobs_jymbii_digest&eBP=NotAvailableFromMidTier&lgCta=eml-jymbii-organic-job-card&recommendedFlavor=COMPANY_RECRUIT&refId=%C2%8D%7C%C3%9A-%C2%AEM8%0E%3B%C2%9EH%C2%92%C2%8E%C3%84D%C2%8E&trackingId=S4VOqmykDIdW3WjfDz%2FIBg%3D%3D&midToken=AQFgumZyIt6sOQ&midSig=3YEltL826aHFU1&trk=eml-jobs_jymbii_digest-jymbii-21-job_card_mercado&trkEmail=eml-jobs_jymbii_digest-jymbii-21-job_card_mercado-null-41f64x~kt329yl5~u-null-jobs~view

About the job

PerkinElmer is currently looking for

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Turku, Finland / Regulatory & Clinical Affairs

The Turku Site, with 650 employees, represents one of PerkinElmer’s major manufacturing and product development sites for newborn, maternal fetal health, and prenatal screening. As the global market leader in newborn screening, our solutions have tested over 560 million babies worldwide for life-threatening diseases.

Role Description

  • Provide high quality regulatory advice as a valued strategic partner to the business
  • Prepare/submit global in vitro diagnostic device registration documents for international agencies worldwide
  • Provide support and coaching for RA Specialists
  • Oversee the implementation of international regulatory requirements of specified new and existing products as well as follow the specified geographic region medical device /IVD regulations.
  • Interact with global regulatory affairs managers/distributors in order to expedite approval of upcoming and pending registrations to ensure timely approval for market release
  • Participation on project teams to provide strategic and tactical guidance to meet regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that regulatory considerations are evaluated and addressed during change control process, and implement regulatory action plans based on the changes
  • Review and approve promotional materials and product labeling

Role Requirements

  • BSc or MSc or equivalent in biochemistry/biotechnology
  • Strong Regulatory Affairs experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry or with medical product regulatory agencies
  • Understanding of CE IVD (98/79/EY) Directive, EU IVDR and international MD/IVD regulations such as NMPA, FDA and Health Canada
  • Some expertise in regulatory topic areas such as artificial intelligence, electrical devices, software, cybersecurity, clinical evaluation is advantage
  • Independent, self-directed person with excellent organization and communication skills
  • Excellent English (spoken and written)
  • Some level of Finnish language skills, as parts of our organization operate in Finnish and some documentation is available only in Finnish

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to work in a global team
  • Dynamic and innovative culture
  • Focus on career development
  • Collaborative and diverse environment

PerkinElmer Turku Site is a drug free site and a medical examination for new employees includes a drug test.

For more information please contact Leader of Global Regulatory Affairs Yifeng Li on +358503791124 (Aug 30th, at 11.00 and Sep 06th, at 11.00).

If you are interested in the position and feel that you have the necessary skills and experience, please send your application and CV by September 15th via the link below.

Product Marketing Manager (Structural Cell Biology) – Thermo Fisher Scientific, Helsinki

2.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2697627773/?lgTemp=jobs_jymbii_digest&eBP=NotAvailableFromMidTier&lgCta=eml-jymbii-organic-job-card&recommendedFlavor=HIDDEN_GEM&refId=%C2%8D%7C%C3%9A-%C2%AEM8%0E%3B%C2%9EH%C2%92%C2%8E%C3%84D%C2%8E&trackingId=lh%2Bzdh2Ni2GFIOLRkK23XA%3D%3D&midToken=AQFgumZyIt6sOQ&midSig=3YEltL826aHFU1&trk=eml-jobs_jymbii_digest-jymbii-19-job_card_mercado&trkEmail=eml-jobs_jymbii_digest-jymbii-19-job_card_mercado-null-41f64x~kt329yl5~u-null-jobs~view

About the job

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

The Mission

You will be a part of the Life Science Business Unit (LSBU) within Material and Structure Analysis Division (MSD) of Thermo Fisher Scientific. The LSBU provides high-value Electron Microscopy workflow solutions for high resolution biological imaging, ranging from atomic resolution imaging of protein complexes to volume acquisition of cellular compartment structures.

The Position

You will lead and drive product marketing for Structural Physiology. This segmented aims to attract cell biologists with a portfolio ranging from Large volume analysis to the powerful context of Cryo Tomography on whole cells and tissues. You will oversee product development (PMP) execution for products in Life Sciences from a marketing perspective interacting with the Product Development Team. Furthermore, you will contribute to building and executing a strong portfolio roadmap, built on market-focused strategy, deep understanding of product life cycles, and a broad business insight.

You Will

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with other product managers and marketing managers to establish market requirement documents for structural physiology;
  • Develop value proposition, messaging and go-to-market strategies that resonate with the structural physiology segment, based on deep insight in and organizing around customers’ key scientific questions. Define innovative and creative ways to approach new market segments.
  • Build external networks e.g. in the context of collaborations: establish and manage technical collaborations with (KOL) customers, track milestones and report out on progress;
  • Build internal networks especially with R&D, NanoPort & field applications, marketing teams;
  • Drive improvement in product development processes and execution, identify and resolve roadblocks, apply PPI to monitor and continuously improve efficiency and effectiveness of strategy execution;
  • Provide support to sales and business development teams, support field escalations through coordinating technical expertise, providing an effective interface with R&D and engaging in technical and scientific discussions with customers.

The Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:

  • Typically, a university degree is required, and a PhD/MBA or other advanced degree is preferred, or a combination of education and experience that demonstrate the required skills;
  • Typically requires at least 5 years of experience in high-tech product management environment;
  • Customer oriented, with a proven ability to build consensus and get buy-in and participation from key stakeholders; strong verbal and written communication skills across all levels and an ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences; fluent in English;
  • Proven ability to interact with cross-functional and cross-cultural teams; great team player who thrives in a matrixed organization, is flexible and deals well with dynamic requirements;
  • Keen interest in commercial, marketing and business aspects;
  • Ability to create a vision for a product, translate it into strategy and execute a value-driven roadmap;
  • Ability to travel internationally (up to 30%), and in possession of a valid passport.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com.

Postdoc in Dairy Powder Technology 2022-2023 – Valio, Helsinki

2.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2705641166/?refId=d50d64da-388f-4921-b503-788159b0ce7d

About the job

Valio Ltd is seeking for a candidate for a joint postdoc proposal to PoDoCo (postdocs in companies) programme. PoDoCo (https://www.podoco.fi/) is a two-year project with a one-year research grant period applied from Finnish foundations and a one-year targeted research period employed by the company. Our experts will support the chosen candidate to put in place a research plan for PoDoCo Program – application for the program should be in place latest by 31 October 2021. If you were chosen for the program, Valio will support you with relocation services to Helsinki.

The postdoc would be working at Valio R&D (Helsinki, Finland), in the Separation and Powder Technologies group, which focuses on dairy ingredients. The topic of the research periodshould align with the topics of the group including:

  1. relationships of process variables with powder structure and functional properties
  2. development of powder characterization methods
  3. component behavior and interactions in processes and products
  4. emulsion stability
  5. powder storage stability
  6. powder functionality in customer applications
  7. drying kinetics
  8. drying and dry blending technologies

We are looking for a recent PhD graduate interested in combining scientific understanding of the related phenomena with industrial products and processes and finding the best ways to prepare high quality products. You are target-oriented, self-driven and enjoy teamwork. 

At Valio R&D, you are supported by PhD’s, MSc’s and research assistants with backgrounds in food science and technology, chemistry, microbiology, chemical and process technology. In our laboratories and process facilities, you will have access to state of the art physical and chemical analysis and versatile pilot equipment.

For more information: Please, contact our Research Manager Riitta Partanen to ask more about the possibility, tel. +358 50 398 2299, on 7th of September between 1-4 pm (UTC+3:00) or on 10th of September between 1-4 pm (UTC+3:00).

Applications: We are eagerly waiting for you to join us! Please send your indication of interest for joint application, including CV, by 15th of September 2021 through the application link or www.valio.fi/rekry. Please also indicate in your application the research area(s) of your interest.

At Valio, people have always looked forward. Valio Ltd’s R&D is an expert organization responsible for innovations, new product development and product quality maintenance of the company’s product portfolio. The group of over 100 experts offers a unique environment to work within food industry, a warm and supporting company culture, and a track record of international break through innovations from the one hundred years of Valio R&D history.

Valio produces a wide range of high-qualitydairy ingredients including lactose-free milk powders, demineralised whey powders, base powders for baby foods and milk powders. Our tailor-made dairy powders are sold globally to over 60 countries and they are currently growing in our product portfolio. You can find more information about Valio as a company via: https://www.valio.com/we-are-valio/

Research Scientist (vege cheese applications) – Valio, Helsinki

2.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2691910126/?refId=3e61ca24-20f3-43e1-adf4-442b011d5790&trk=flagship3_job_home_savedjobs

About the job

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A RESEARCH SCIENTIST TO JOIN OUR TEAM OF VALIO PEOPLE  

At Valio, people have always looked forward. As forerunners of the dairy and food industry, we make life better with our sustainably produced quality products. Plant based products are one of our focus areas. We are one of the biggest innovators in our field, and we have a warm and supporting company culture. The expertise of our employees is the key to our success, and we want to give you the best ingredients for success.

We are currently seeking a Research Scientist to fill a position in Alternative raw materials and emerging technologies -team located in Helsinki. Would you be a perfect fit to our group of ambitious individuals, setting off for the next great innovation for Oddlygood product family?

You will be part of the innovative team that focuses on, what we eat in the future. Our team work closely together with product development team, Oddlygood Global ltd. and factories. We work on daily problem solving in multidisciplinary teams, but also long terms research projects in collaboration with stakeholders, universities, and research institutes in Finland and abroad. You will lead and participate to projects aiming to widen our understanding and creating competitive advantage in a long run and as a technological support in launching of new products. Knowhow in plant-based materials is needed and in particular, we are looking for a person to focus on vege cheese applications.  

As we are looking two researchers to this team, don’t hesitate to apply if you miss an area mentioned – we are looking people to bring something unique to the team. Plant-based products market is developing and growing fast and so does Oddlygood global. Therefore, versatility, resilience and international customer relations are important in our job.  

Requirements:

– MSc, PhD- or appropriate degree in a relevant science area (food science, grain science and technology, chemical engineering, biotechnology ect.)

– Experience in plant-based ingredients

– Know-how related to vege cheese applications/chemistry/production

– Experience from food industry and processes – scale up from lab to pilot and production, production support

– Project management experience, good self-leadership skills

– Customer-centric and solution-oriented mindset – hat full of ideas and courage to bring those up

– Ability and willingness to travel, mainly in Finland

– Fluent spoken and written Finnish and English

We offer you:

– A position where you can show your skills in creating and developing world-class products and processes

– Innovative atmosphere where you have possibility to try your ideas

– At Valio, you can make an impact on tomorrow’s food culture  

– Challenges that give you opportunities to grow every day and develop your expertise

– Inspiring work in a team with highly skilled and supportive colleagues – here you can have coffee table discussions molecular and phenomena -level (or discuss about gardening and puppies).

We all share the same passion working at Valio: together we make life better. We invest in people-centered leadership, and the development of team collaboration. We want every Valio employee to have a clear understanding of their own job and goals, and the opportunity to influence their own work and expertise.  

We pay attention to, among other things, employee well-being and engagement at work and workplace safety with various metrics. You will also have access to the benefits of a large, renowned Finnish food company. It is a great honor for us that Valio has been chosen, for the eighth time in the row, as the most sustainable brand in Finland*).  

For more information, please call Technology Manager, Niina Valkonen, +358 50 490 1188, Friday 10th of September at 9:00-10:00 or Friday 17th of September at 13:00-14:00. She will be happy to answer any additional questions and tell you more about this opening.

Applications: We are eagerly waiting for you to join us! Please send your application, including CV, resumes and salary request, by 19.9.2021 by the application link or www.valio.fi/rekry.

Hakusanat: tutkimus, tuotekehitys, tutkija, elintarviketeknologia, kasvipohjaiset tuotteet, viljateknologia 

Research Scientist (biotechnology knowhow) – Valio, Helsinki

2.9.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2691914343/?refId=6401a9c6-4426-43ff-a02c-fb0b1a73f4db&trk=flagship3_job_home_savedjobs

About the job

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A RESEARCH SCIENTIST TO JOIN OUR TEAM OF VALIO PEOPLE

At Valio, people have always looked forward. As forerunners of the dairy and food industry, we make life better with our sustainably produced quality products. Plant based products are one of our focus areas. We are one of the biggest innovators in our field, and we have a warm and supporting company culture. The expertise of our employees is the key to our success, and we want to give you the best ingredients for success.

We are currently seeking a Research Scientist  to fill a position in Alternative raw materials and emerging technologies- team located in Helsinki. Would you be a perfect fit to our group of ambitious individuals, setting off for the next great Valio innovation?

You will be part of the innovative team that focuses on, what we eat in the future. Our team work closely together with product development team, Oddlygood Global Ltd and factories. We work on daily problem solving in multidisciplinary teams, but also long terms research projects in collaboration with stakeholders, universities and research institutes in Finland and abroad. You will lead and participate to projects aiming to widen our understanding and creating competitive advantage in a long run and being technological support in launching of new products. Knowhow in plant-based materials is needed and in particular we are looking for a person to bring us biotechnology knowhow, participate and lead the projects related to cell factories and new type of protein ingredients (biotech proteins, mycoproteins ect.).  

As we are looking two researchers to this team, don’t hesitate to apply if you miss an area mentioned – we are looking people to bring something unique to the team. Plant based products market is developing and growing fast and so does Oddlygood global. Therefore, versatility, resilience and international customer relations are important in our job.  

Requirements:

– MSc, PhD- or appropriate degree in a relevant science area (biotechnology, chemical engineering, food science ect.)

-Experience in biotechnological protein production (gene editing, bioreactor cultivations, protein purifications, related analytics ect.)

– Experience in plant based ingredients and food applications

-Project management experience, good self-leadership skills

-Experience from food industry and processes – technological mindset

– Customer-centric and solution-oriented mindset – hat full of ideas and courage to bring those up

– Ability and willingness to travel, mainly in Finland

– Fluent spoken and written Finnish and English

We offer you:

– A position where you can show your skills in creating and developing world-class products and processes

– Innovative atmosphere where you have possibility to try your ideas

– At Valio, you can make an impact on tomorrow’s food culture  

– Challenges that give you opportunities to grow every day and develop your expertise

– Inspiring work in a team with highly skilled and supportive colleagues – here you can have coffee table discussions molecular and phenomena -level (or discuss about gardening and puppies).

We all share the same passion working at Valio: together we make life better. We invest in people-centered leadership, and the development of team collaboration. We want every Valio employee to have a clear understanding of their own job and goals, and the opportunity to influence their own work and expertise.  

We pay attention to, among other things, employee well-being and engagement at work and workplace safety with various metrics. You will also have access to the benefits of a large, renowned Finnish food company. It is a great honor for us that Valio has been chosen, for the eighth time in the row, as the most sustainable brand in Finland.  

For more information, please call Technology Manager, Niina Valkonen, +358 50 490 1188, Friday 10th of September at 9:00-10:00 or Friday 17th of September at 13:00-14:00. She will be happy to answer any additional questions and tell you more about this opening.

Applications: We are eagerly waiting for you to join us! Please send your application, including CV, resumes and salary request, by 19.9.2021 by the application link or www.valio.fi/rekry.

Hakusanat: tutkimus, tuotekehitys, tutkija, bioteknologia, kemian tekniikka, elintarviketeknologia, elintarviketieteet