Doctoral Candidate in Cell Biology/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology Aalto University, Department of Applied Physics Finland




Doctoral candidate position is available in the research group led by Prof. Janne Ruokolainen in the Department of Applied Physics, School of Science, Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. Applicants with strong background in microscopy techniques, molecular biology and/or cell biology are encouraged to apply. Applicants having knowledge of in vitro, and bioinformatics studies will be preferred for this position. The topics of research projects will be discussed in detail during the interview of the selected candidates. At the initial submission of application, applicants may submit 3-4 pages of research plan. Good communication skills and fluency in spoken and written English are required.


The expected duration of doctoral studies is four years, but the employment is first made for two years, and the extension is subject to advance of studies and research. The salary is according to the salary system of Aalto University. The full-time position will start in May 2019, or later by agreement. A six-month trial period will be applied.


The deadline for applications is March 31, 2019, or until suitable candidates are found. Please submit your application using the Aalto University Recruitment System – see link below.



Candidates should send the following documents (all in English) as a single pdf-file.

  • Cover letter

  • CV

  • List of publications

  • Highest degree certificate

  • Contact information of two references, and possible reference letters 


Apply through the link "Apply now!" at the bottom of this page.


The deadline for applications is 31 March 2019, but the position will remain open until filled. Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period, reopen the application process, and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.


For additional information, please contact Dr. Kavindra Kesari, email:; phone- +358 505151140

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