Are you interested in nuclear energy and material performance and looking for a new job opportunity in the field? Would you like to develop innovative technology with superb colleagues who are top experts in their field? Do you want to build an excellent science career and work at the interface of the academy and industry? Are you enthusiastic about working with fascinating projects in state-of-the-art research facilities? VTT might be just the place for you.
VTT is one of the leading applied research organisations in Europe. What unites us are curiosity, a passion for learning and a purpose: to solve the biggest challenges of our time and turn them into sustainable growth and well-being. Our cross-disciplinary community of over 2000 brilliant minds is focused on creating impact through science-based innovation. In recent years, we have created ground-breaking innovations such as the world's fastest and most accurate radiation detector, a cancer-sniffing sensor device for smartphones, and a headphone set entirely made of microbial materials. Get to know us further by exploring VTT’s research infra at VTT World.
We are now looking for a Research Scientist with a background in material science to join our Nuclear Reactor Materials team.
As a Research Scientist, your key goals are solving material issues of the industry by conducting tests, analysis, and characterisation work in a laboratory. The main research topics include environmental and radiation effects on reactor primary circuit materials. You will also lead and execute research projects in nuclear reactor materials. In this position, you will have an essential role in solving global issues related to sustainable energy production.
Our Nuclear Reactor Materials team works on solving material performance issues of the nuclear power industry, such as environmental and radiation effects on reactor primary circuit materials. Our project portfolio includes international and local government-funded research projects, as well as fast-paced customer contracts. New focus areas of the team include additive manufacturing, long-term operation (LTO), and small-modular reactors (SMR) technologies which are critical for sustainable energy production.
If you are an international talent looking for a new opportunity, please read more about the benefits of living and working in Finland as well as VTT's support for relocation of the new employees! Please note that VTT will cover the cost of temporary accommodation of two weeks in Finland, travel and removals for permanent employees.
Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds!
Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 11 December 2022. We will process applications as they come in, and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.
For further information, please contact Research Team Leader Mikko Vepsäläinen, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +358 469206172 on 1 December 2022 from 1 pm - 3 pm or 5 December 2022 from 1 pm to 2 pm (Finnish time).
We look forward to hearing from you!
Apply between 23 November 2022 and 11 December 2022 23:59 (Europe/Helsinki)
Employment type: Full-time, Permanent
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.
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