5 Postdoctoral Researcher positions available at the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)

Country: Finland;

City: Espoo

Vacancy added: 11.10.2018

Employer: Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)

Resumes due: 12.11.2018


The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a leading European competence center in assessment and sustainable use of geological resources. We provide expertise that serves the interests of our clients, stakeholders and society as a whole. Working closely with our clients and partners, we create innovative solutions that lead to new technologies and business areas, as well as promote sustainable growth. GTK is an expert organisation under Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. We employ approximately 420 full-time staff who are effectively engaged in tasks at the local, national and international level (See: www.gtk.fi).

The Geological Survey of Finland has initiated a new Postdoctoral program for which we invite applications from enthusiastic, highly motivated PhD graduates, to work with us in both established and emerging priority research areas. The applicants must have completed their PhD at the time of the submission of the application, but preferably no longer than five years ago. Fluency in English is a minimum language requirement, and the candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to work and communicate effectively within a team environment. The successful applicants will be partly assigned to GTK`s ongoing research and innovation projects, and they will be expected to participate in new project development within international innovation ecosystems.

The Postdoctoral Researcher position can start as early as 1st January 2019, or sometime during Q1 2019, and will be filled initially for 2 years, with the possibility of renewal for a further 2 years and the possibility of permanent employment at the GTK. The starting salary will be 3818 € per month. We offer a modern, well-equipped working environment with teams comprising competent, internationally engaged, and highly trained staff.


Please, use the application template below and combine it with your CV as one PDF file. Send the document to the Geological Survey of Finland by e-mail (gtk@gtk.fi), by 16:15 p.m. (EET) on 12 November 2018. Title your e-mail with “Postdoc”.

GTK postdoc application template

Read the full descriptions of the positions through the links below:

Postdoctoral researcher: Mineral Systems of Battery Metals

Postdoctoral researcher: Geometallurgy of Battery Minerals, with emphasis on cobalt

Postdoctoral researcher: Digitization of Mineral Processing Plants

Postdoctoral researcher: Artificial Intelligence in Geodata Interpretation

Postdoctoral researcher: Hydrogeochemistry

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