Senior Researcher (Sustainable solutions for global water challenges)

Finnish Environment Institute

Various, , FI

Description of the post/job

We are looking for a senior researcher for permanent position to our International Water Management Unit in SYKE.

As a senior researcher, you will lead interdisciplinary research and development projects, apply for funding, and promote international networking. Your high-quality scientific publications and outreach have impact and contribute to finding sustainable solutions for global water challenges. Your research and development actions support the achievement of the sustainability objectives of the International Water Strategy Finland (the Finnish Water Way) and the water-related UN Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

The position is planned to be located at SYKEs Helsinki office, but according to applicant whishes we can consider locate the position to our Oulu, Jyväskylä or Joensuu premises.

Statutory eligibility requirements

There is no prescribed qualification requirement.

Our expectations of the applicant

Success in this position requires Doctoral degree, interdisciplinary approach on research, willingness and courage to learn new methods and explore new research topics. We expect, at minimum of five years experience in international research projects and deep knowledge related to water policies, management, and global water issues. You should have proven skills in research planning, fund raising, reporting and communications. You enjoy working as a part of international and interdisciplinary teams and networks and you know how to cope with the related communication and interaction challenges. We expect that your application shows how your approach and research focus contribute to solving global water challenges.

Language skills needed in the job

You need excellent oral and written skills in English. Basic skills in Finnish are an advantage.

Information about pay

The salary is determined based on task difficulty, personal performance and experience in accordance with SYKE’s salary system (EUR 4054-5040 / month).

Other information about the job

There is a 6 month trial period.





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