Junior research assistant in membrane surface modification

Posted 10 Monaten ago

The LUT School of Engineering Sciences is looking for a junior research assistant for a project that focuses on surface modification of filtration membranes via UV grafting of natural phenolic compounds. The job is part of the PheMeMo project funded by the Research Council of Finland.

The job includes the implementation of laboratory work together with the project team and reporting on the results. The results of the work can be used in master’s thesis. The work can be reported either in Finnish or in English.

What we expect

A junior researcher assistant is expected to have a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering or a similar chemistry-related field. Good oral and written English skills and motivation to promote the research in the field of green chemistry are considered an advantage.

Employment and salary

The research work is carried out at the Department of Separation Science on Lappeenranta campus. The work is full-time, and the employment relationship is fixed-term of months, starting preferably in the beginning of November 2023. A trial period is half of the duration of the employment relationship.

The salary of the junior research assistant is determined according to the applicant’s credit points at the time of making contract (about 2032–2338 e/month).


The application period ends on 5 October 2023 at midnight, Finnish local time (UTC +3h). Please send your application by filling out the online form and attaching the following:

  • A motivation letter
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A copy of your diploma and the transcript of records. If the original documents are not in English, Finnish or Swedish, each document must be accompanied by an official certified translation into English or Finnish.

Further information

For more information, please contact Tiina Rissanen, Project Manager, tiina.rissanen@lut.fi.


Application period starts: 2023-09-15 08:00. Application period ends: 2023-10-05 23:59

Job Features

Job CategoryEnseignement et recherche scientifique

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