06/04/2020

Senior scientist & Research scientist, carbon sequestration, 2 positions

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesOther
    EngineeringAgricultural engineering
    Environmental scienceEarth science
    Environmental scienceOther
    TechnologyEnvironmental technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/04/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Finland › Helsinki
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38

OFFER DESCRIPTION

About the workplace

Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research organisation working to promote bioeconomy and sustainable use of natural resources. We provide solutions and services to our customers based on best available scientific knowledge. Our research results and services generate added value and sustainability as well as scientific evidence to support decision making. We carry out research on forestry, agriculture, food, game, and fisheries. We also perform statutory services.

Being open-minded and curious and having a strong will to leave a positive mark to the world binds Luke people together. Together we build a positive working culture where each other’s work is highly respected. In Luke, the work assignments are versatile and employees can influence the content of their work. We work in a mobile work culture which gives you the possibility to work from wherever it suits you the best. Luke offers a multidisciplinary international research environment with unique research infrastructures, experimental sites and well-equipped laboratories.

Work tasks

Luke is seeking one senior scientist (erikoistutkija) and one research scientist (tutkija) to participate in research and development work with carbon sequestration, measuring GHG emissions related to forage research in a multidisciplinary research group. The research group aims to improve the competitiveness of primary production with focus on crop production and physiology of forages and environmental impacts of ruminant production.

The senior scientist will be responsible for leading research on atmospheric impacts of feed crop cultivation, especially carbon sequestration and measurement of GHG fluxes. Supervising PhD thesis is expected. Active scientific communication and international co-operation is required.

The research scientist will be responsible of conducting, reporting and developing scientific research of atmospheric impacts of feed crop cultivation, especially carbon sequestration and measurement of GHG fluxes. Active scientific communication is required.

Positions are located at Luke Kuopio at Maaninka research station.

Qualifications

In practice, success in the position requires doctoral degree on agricultural or environmental sciences (or comparable) and strong knowledge on working with eddy covariance and chamber methods for GHG exchange measurements, carbon balance calculations. At least basic knowledge of crop production, soil processes and modelling GHG flows in agroecosystems is preferred.

The position requires good scientific writing skills and fluent English spoken language. Existing international research networks are preferred.

Senior scientist applicant must present the ability to acquire external funding. Previous experience on leading a research team is expected, too.

Scope of employment

Form of employment: Temporary employment

Scope:   Office work

Commencement:   01/06/2020or according to a contract.

Time-limited to:   31/05/2023Type of work

Application

Last application date:   20/04/2020 16:00

Reference number:   30-211-2020

You can apply for this job via:

You may also apply for this position by submitting your application to the address below. The job reference of the role must be cited both in the actual application and on the envelope. Applications will not be returned.

Luonnonvarakeskuksen kirjaamo
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki, FINLAND

Please attach your CV and application letter.

Salary

 The position is at complexity level 9-10 for Research scientist and 10-11 for Senior scientist in Lukes salary system. Therefore, the position-specific salary component is for Research scientist EUR 3 540,52 - 3 928,75 per month and Senior scientist EUR 3 928,75 - 4 412,00 per month. In addition to the position-specific salary component, a salary component based on personal performance will be paid. It can be at most 50% of the position-specific salary component.

Employment

Number of positions advertised:   2

Contact

Contact persons

Mikko JärvinenGroup manager+35829 532 6192mikko.jarvinen@luke.fi

Perttu VirkajärviPrincipal scientist+35829 532 6641perttu.virkajarvi@luke.fi

Office

Natural Resources Institute Finland
Halolantie 31 A
71750 Maaninka

Other

Read more: Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)

A trial period is 4 months.

More Information

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Environmental science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Environmental science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Technology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Finland
Helsinki
FI-00790
Latokartanonkaari 9

EURAXESS offer ID: 512360
Posting organisation offer ID: 143093

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