Project researcher / Junior researcher assistant in recycling and reuse of waste blended textile materials – Lappeenranta, Finland

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The LUT School of Engineering Science is looking for a project researcher / junior research assistant for a project that focuses in recycling and reuse of waste blended textile materials using a green solvent-based system. The final job title will be decided depending on the successful candidate’s qualifications.

The job is part of the Regress project funded by the Etelä-Karjalan Säästöpankkisäätiö (EkspSäätiö) foundation.  The job includes the implementation of laboratory work together with the project team and reporting on the results.

What we expect 

A project researcher is expected to have a master’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering or a similar chemistry-related field.  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 and Finnish skills and motivation to promote the circular economy related to textile recycling 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, starting in the beginning of October and ending on 31 December 2023. A trial period is half of the duration of the employment relationship.

The salary of the project researcher is about 2400–3360 e/monthThe 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 18 September 2023 at midnight, Finnish local time (UTC +3h).

Please send your application by filling out the online form and attaching the following:

  1. A motivation letter
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. 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 Ikenna Anugwom, Project Manager,  

Read more about LUT Separation Science here.

LUT University | Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which we at LUT University seek new solutions with our expertise in technology, business and social sciences. We help society and businesses in their sustainable renewal. Our international community consists of nearly 8,000 members. Our campuses are in Lappeenranta and Lahti, Finland. We’re one of the best universities in the world for climate action.

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Application period starts: 2023-09-07 08:00.   Application period ends: 2023-09-18 23:59

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