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SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH)

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) is a research and specialist organization that promotes occupational health and safety and the well-being of workers. It is an independent institution under public law, functioning under the administrative sector of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. FIOH has six regional offices, and its headquarters are in Helsinki. The Brain Work Research Centre (BWRC) at FIOH studies how brain and senses function and how this is influenced by human and work related factors. One of the focus areas of the BWRC is the study of human information processing in the modern and future ICT environments.

Job description Your task is to lead research on computational data analysis and to devise new computational methods and build expertise that benefit the research and services for the needs of the future work life. You will advance the exploitation of the heterogenous data sets that have been and are being collected at the institute, including data sets related to physiology, health, cognition, work environment, and spanning measurements from laboratories to work places. You will be responsible for national and international research collaboration in the topic of the position. You will apply for funding, lead research projects as well as supervise students and other more junior staff members. You may participate to education and teaching within area of your expertise.
We expect We require a doctoral degree in computer science or other suitable discipline, as well as thorough understanding of computational data analysis. The senior research scientist should have a track record after the doctoral degree of successful collaboration in international multidisciplinary environment as well as of applying for research funding, managing projects, and collaboration with companies. We require excellent communication skills in written and spoken English. We may decide to hire a specialist research scientist (more junior position, doctoral degree required) for the said position, if the candidate is suitable but does not yet qualify for a senior research scientist position.
We offer The position is tenured, with a four month probation period. The Senior Research Scientist is an academic track position, roughly equivalent to associate professor in a typical university career system. The location of work is in Meilahti, Helsinki.
Additional information Kai Puolamäki, Docent, PhD, Director, Brain Work Research Centre, kai.puolamaki@ttl.fi, +358 30 474 2445
Minna Huotilainen, Docent, PhD, Research Professor, minna.huotilainen@ttl.fi, +358 30 474 2517
Matti Gröhn, PhD, Team Leader, matti.grohn@ttl.fi, +358 30 474 2687
The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health has a web site at www.ttl.fi

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI-00250 Helsinki, Finland
How to apply Interested? Please fill in and submit an electronic application form at latest on 30 November 2014 at
https://rekry.oikotie.fi/recruitment/application/o/4537/locale/en_US
Please attach to your application as a pdf file curriculum vitae (including list of publications), the names and contact information of references, and a motivation letter that includes a brief description of your research interests.
Employment type Permanent job
Work type Full-time
Location Helsinki, Finland
Application period 11/10/2014 - 11/30/2014
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