1 MSCA ITN PhD position available in RecaP: Phosphorus and Iron recovery from iron phosphate...

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 21 Jun 2022


We are looking for a person with a MSc degree (granted no later than appointment date, July-August 2022) in chemistry, chemical engineering, process engineering, or material science.  Especially, the background related to (inorganic) chemistry is important. You are able to work as a part of a larger, multidisciplinary group, and you have the ability to take your own initiatives, being able to collaborate with in industrial and research partners. Good communication skills in English both spoken and written are required.

The position is located at University of Oulu (Finland), at the Fiber and Particle Engineering research group.

Please review the main duties for all ESR positions by visiting the: https://www.sdu.dk/en/forskning/recap  

Additionally, the successful candidate must meet the MSCA criteria: 

• Early Stage Researcher: Be in the first four years (full-time equivalent) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctorate. This 4-year period is measured from the date of obtaining the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate, excluding military, parental, sick leave, etc. 

• Mobility Rule: Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Finland for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately before the recruitment date. Compulsory national service, short stays such as holidays, and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention are exempt/excluded. 

Application Process 

Applications, together with all relevant enclosures, should be submitted using the electronic application form by 21st  of June 2022. The application should be written in English and include the following:

  • 1-2 page Motivation Letter (describing your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project)
  • A curriculum vitae including personal contact information and previous employment. 
  • Copies of Bachelor and Master certificates / diploma, or anticipated date of degree.
  • A full list of scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely (if available).
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Language certificate (English)
  • Please specifically address these questions in the application portal:

  • Please specifically address these questions in the application portal:

  •    I agree that I have not resided in Finland for more than 12 months in the last 3 years.
  •     I confirm I am an early-stage researcher (i.e. in the first four years of research career and do not have a doctoral degree).
  •    I hold a master’s degree in a relevant discipline, or will receive this before appointment date (July-August 2022).
  • During the application process, statistical information about the genders of applicants will be shared with the coordinating institution (University of Southern Denmark) in order to ensure a balanced recruitment process. 

    Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. We may use shortlisting in this process. Data collected from candidates will be used for recruitment purposes only and will not be shared outside of the RecaP consortium unless authorized by the applicant.

    The salary is commensurate with the MCSA program.

    The RecaP website includes more detailed information about salary, recruitment  and selection .

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