Open vacancy: Doctoral Candidate / Project Researcher

Deadline for applications: Thursday 27th of January 2022 (23:59)

Doctoral Candidate / Project Researcher Position in Material Chemistry Research Group

The doctoral candidate / project researcher will be working at the Department of Chemistry in a research project funded by the Academy of Finland: ”GlowTrack“. The fixed term position starts at the earliest on the 1st of February 2022 (upon mutual agreement) and ends in the end of November 2022.

Expectations for the candidates

The candidates must

– hold a master´s degree in chemistry or related fields
– have a proven experience in the field of solid state chemistry, especially in luminescent materials
– have the ability to conduct independent scientific work and good English skills.


Salary will be determined in a contract. Salary will be determined through University salary system for research and teaching personnel at levels 2-4, where the task specific salary is 2078,27 – 2591,28 €/month). In addition, a personal work performance component will be paid. The personal performance component is a 6-50% of task specific salary.

A four months trial period applies to the position.

The qualification requirements of the position are stated in the University of Turku Rules of Procedure:

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Applications & additional information

Candidates must include their list of publications, CV, cover (motivation) letter, a copy of diploma of a master degree and 2-3 contacts of academic referees.

Final day for completing the application is Thursday 27th of January 2022 (23:59) through electronic recruitment system. Electronic link for the system is at the beginning of this job advertisement (Fill the form). Advertisement can be found from:

Additional information is given by Mika Lastusaari,, +358 50 328 6237.

The University is committed to promoting non-discrimination, equality and diversity in our community. All interested applicants, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply.