New International Job: Postdoctoral Researcher in Medical Microbiology and Immunology in Finland | Deadline: 09th June, 2019

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New International Job: Postdoctoral Researcher in Medical Microbiology and Immunology in Finland | Deadline: 09th June, 2019
The University of Oulu in Finland is inviting applications for the Postdoctoral Researcher in Medical Microbiology and Immunology for the 2019/2020 academic session.
The research field for the position will be medical microbiology and immunology. The duration of the position is for 5 years. The starting date is August 1, 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. A six-month trial period will be effective at the beginning of the 5-year contract.

The University of Oulu in Northern Finland, with approximately 16,000 students and 3,000 employees, is an international, multidisciplinary research university with a rich pool of creative and intellectual talent. The strengths of the University include broad, multidisciplinary research interests, a modern research and study environment, and wide cooperation with international research and educational institutes.

Worth of Award
The salary will be based on level 6 or 7 (Senior Research Fellow) or level 5 (Postdoctoral Researcher) of the demand level chart for university-level teaching and research staff of Finnish universities.
In addition, a salary component based on personal work performance will be paid (maximum of 50 % of the job-specific component). 
Eligibility To be considered eligible;
The successful applicant must hold a PhD degree in biomedicine or related discipline.
Fluency in both written and spoken English, experience in writing scientific publications, teaching experience as well as good communication and teamwork skills are required.
Activity in the scientific community, supervision experience, ability to participate teaching preferably in Finnish and potential in acquiring supplementary funding will be taken as merits.
Furthermore, an applicant for the Senior Research Fellow position should have postdoctoral experience in the relevant research field (preferably including mobility) and demonstrated the ability for research supervision and acquiring supplementary funding.
As part, the duties also include supervising scientific research of BSc, MSc, and PhD students.
Participation in teaching in medical microbiology and immunology, and in acquiring research funding are expected.

The following documents must be attached to the application (in English):
Curriculum vitae
List of publications
Brief description of research merits and experience
Description of teaching merits
Contact information of two persons who may be asked to give a statement of the candidate
Applications, together with all relevant enclosures, must be submitted using the electronic application system form by the deadline
Applications sent by email will not be considered.  
Deadline: Application closes June 9, 2019.