Karelia UAS is looking for Project Researcher

Karelia University of Applied Sciences is looking for

To work in Sustainable Building Technologies – Community of Practise (SBTCP) research project.

The full-time, fixed-term position is available for the period of 1.2.2022-30.6.2024.

The SBTCP project is carrying out a research project together with Austrian and German partners. The aim of the research project is to launch several sub-studies that will signif­i­cantly promote sustainable devel­opment expertise in construction. The themes of the research projects to be launched will be relate to the following areas:
– Low carbon construction
– Compet­i­tiveness of wood construction
– New wood products and methods
– Data modeling and construction infor­mation flow

Karelia University of Applied Sciences is looking for a Project Researcher whose tasks will be related to the areas of compet­i­tiveness in wood construction, low-carbon construction solutions or the circular economy.

The tasks of the Project Researcher contain:
– Expert work related to the imple­men­tation of the project
– Organi­zation of events and workshops for the target groups of the project
– Partic­i­pation in the devel­opment of Karelia University of Applied Sciences’ education and RDI activities

We require the applicant to have a university degree suitable for the subject area and the willingness to work in an inter­na­tional research project. Suitable basic education is, for example, construction technology, wood technology, architecture.

We expect and value:
– the researcher’s experience in writing his or her own disser­tation, etc.
– expertise in the field of construction or wood technology
– ability to cooperate with stake­holders
– good oral and written commu­ni­cation skills in in English, C1-C2 level
– B2-level skills in the Finnish language
– willingness to develop own compe­tence in the areas of expertise of the research project

The position is full-time and the employment condi­tions comply with the collective labour agreement of Sivista. The salary for 100% working hours is 3285,83-3791,27 EUR per month. The salary does not include experience supplement, 4-16 %. The assignment follows a six-month proba­tionary period.

The appli­ca­tions including a CV and refer­ences should be posted to Kuntarekry by 3 pm on Monday 10 January 2022.

More infor­mation about the post and tasks:
Head of Education, Sirpa Kolari, 050 476 9593, (from 3rd January 2022)
Lecturer, Timo Pakarinen, 050 376 5742, (from 27th December 2021)
Research and Devel­opment Director, Anne Ilvonen, 050 311 6314, (from 3rd January 2022)