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A fixed term position open for a Project Engineer or for a Bioanalyst at the Finnish Functional Genomics Centre. Application deadline 15 May 2021

Finnish Functional Genomics Centre (FFGC) is a core facility, which belongs to a national Biocenter Finland infrastructure network. We support high level research by providing open access to the state-of-the art technologies and services for genome research. Currently the most important services include next-generation sequencing based analysis of genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes. Our services users include academic and government’s research units, health care units and companies. FFGC operates at the Turku Bioscience Centre, which is a joint department of University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. We operate in close collaboration with several international and national stake-holders.

We are now recruiting a project engineer, a bioanalyst or equivalent to support  research services provided at the unit. The key tasks include preparation and quality control of biological samples with different origins for high-throughput analyses, operation and maintenance of instruments as well as process management in compliance with the quality system of the unit. The tasks are performed close co-operation and interaction with the other core facility personnel, service users and other key stake-holders. Therefore, excellent collaborative skills, service attitude and communication skills in Finnish and English are a must.

The task requires excellent laboratory skills and capability for technical laboratory work that requires high precision and patience and is bound to time schedules. The core facility provides expertise and services with the continuously developing and emerging state-of-the-art technologies and methods. Therefore, the task requires a mindset that is flexible, open to new and motivated to learn and rapidly adapt to changes and continuously developing research environment. The task also requires knowledge in the quality system for which training will be organised. Previous experience in quality standard is considered as a bonus.

The applicant needs to have a suitable degree in the relevant field. The position is offered for one year, with a six-month trial period. There might be a possibility to an extention later. The salary is determined by the collective agreement system of Finnish universities. The position belong to our other personnel category and depending on the level of education, experience and further skills  the salary will be 2200 – 2500 eur/month in average.

Kindly submit your application as soon as possible. We will accept applications until May 15th, 2021 via the electronic application form of the University of Turku (or until the position has been filled):  

https://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies

For more information contact: Riikka Lund, riikka.lund(at)utu.fi, phone +358 41517 1616, https://bioscience.fi/services/functional-genomics/services/

 

A fixed term position open for a Project Researcher at the Finnish Functional Genomics Centre. Application deadline 15 May 2021

Finnish Functional Genomics Centre (FFGC) is a core facility, which belongs to a national Biocenter Finland infrastructure network. We support high level research by providing open access to the state-of-the art technologies and services for genome research. Currently the most important services include next-generation sequencing based analysis of genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes. Our services users include academic and government’s research units, health care units and companies. FFGC operates at the Turku Bioscience Centre, which is a joint department of University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. We operate in close collaboration with several international and national stake-holders.

We are now recruiting a project researcher to support implementation of new methods for research services and for coordination of research service projects. The key tasks include development, verification or validation of new protocols for service use and expertise support for the research and service projects from experimental design, budgeting, processing of samples, data analysis and reporting in close collaboration with the core facility personnel and stake-holders. 

Good communication in English and excellent collaborative skills are a must. The task requires strong knowledge in molecular biology and genomics, excellent laboratory skills and capability for technical laboratory work that requires high precision. The core facility provides expertise and services with the continuously developing and emerging state-of-the-art technologies and methods. Therefore, the task requires a mindset that is flexible, open to new and motivated to learn and rapidly adapt to changes and continuously developing research environment. The task also requires knowledge in the quality system for which training will be organised. Previous experience in quality standard is considered as a bonus.

The applicant needs to have a suitable degree in the relevant field. The position is offered for one year, with a six-month trial period. There might be a possibility to an extention later. The salary is determined by the collective agreement system of Finnish universities. The position belong to our research personnel category and depending on the level of education, experience and further skills  the salary will be 2200 – 2500 eur/month in average.

Kindly submit your application as soon as possible. We will accept applications until May 15th, 2021 via the electronic application form of the University of Turku (or until the position has been filled):  

https://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies

For more information contact: Riikka Lund, riikka.lund(at)utu.fi, phone +358 41517 1616, https://bioscience.fi/services/functional-genomics/services/

 

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