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Postdoctoral Researcher in Geoinformatics
Aalto University School of Engineering

Date Posted Apr. 4, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Researcher in Geoinformatics
University Aalto University School of Engineering
Department Department of Built Environment
Application Deadline May 4, 2018
Position Start Date Apr. 4, 2018
  • Espoo
  • Post-Doc
  • Geotechnical

Position for Postdoctoral Researcher in Geoinformatics

We seek highly qualified and motivated individual with enthusiastic attitude towards high-quality research to work as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the department of Built Environment. The position is for a period of 2 years, with a mid-term review. The position is intended for full-time work.
Teaching duties of the position are limited to about 10% of working hours and are related to Master’s programs of the Department. In addition, modest activity in fund raising and guiding doctoral and master students is also expected. The Postdoctoral Researcher’s principal task is to conduct high quality research in Geoinformatics.

Qualifications: Applicants must i) have completed a doctoral degree in a related field, ii) manifest a strong background in the research area, and iii) show a strong publication record. Fluent English is required.

To apply, an application must include:
- Motivation Letter, including full contact information (max one A4 page)
- Research plan on the selected research area of the Department (mandatory to indicate clearly which one) (max three A4 pages). Will be evaluated against scientific quality and relevance to the School of Engineering’s Road Map 2017-2020.
- CV including publications and contact information for 2 reference persons (max three A4 pages)
- Summary of the Doctoral Thesis (max one A4 page)
- A certified copy of doctoral degree certificate and its translation, if the originals are not in Finnish, Swedish or English

All material should be submitted in English in a single pdf-file (compiled with an order specified above).
The application should be sent through the eRecruitment system (link ‘Apply for this job’ below) no later than on 4 May 2018. Email applications will not be taken into account.

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the positions open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.

  • As a community of high ethics we want to assure the highest international standard in research, education and teaching. We expect all our community members to respect Aalto values and follow the ethical principles of fair play and integrity in all our activities and the behaviour that we expect from each other. The Aalto University Code of Conduct is applicable to all Aalto community members and it clarifies the values that guide us.

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Contact Information

  • Professor Kauko Viitanen
    Department of Built Environment
    Aalto University School of Engineering
    Otakaari 4, Espoo
  • +358 50 560 3873


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