luke-logo

Postdoctoral researcher, Modelling of forest dynamics

9 days ago | Closing on Jun 11
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Postdoctoral researcher, Modelling of forest dynamics
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
We offer our customers research and development services based on our outstanding biological and technological expertise. We use high-quality experimental research environments and extensive data resources.
Visit employer page
JOB DETAILS
Published: 9 days ago
Application deadline: Jun 11
Location: Helsinki, Finland
You need to sign in or create an account to save this job
Please mention that you found this job on Academic Positions when applying.
SHARE THIS JOB

Postdoctoral researcher, Modelling of forest dynamics

About the workplace

Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research organisation working to promote bioeconomy and sustainable use of natural resources. We provide solutions and services based on best available scientific knowledge to our customers. Our research results and services generate added value and sustainability as well as scientific evidence to support decision making. We carry out research on forestry, agriculture, food, game, and fisheries. We also perform statutory services. Natural Resources Institute Finland is one of the four Statistical Authorities in Finland.

Work tasks

The postdoctoral researcher will develop models for predicting dynamics of boreal forests, their response to management practices and environmental changes. Models will be applied in simulation and decision support tools to be used for both scientific and practical purposes.

Qualifications

The successful candidate has a doctor’s degree in forest sciences or other suitable discipline. Success in the position requires skills and experience in forest and ecological modelling, knowledge of forest dynamics and good skills in statistical modelling methods. We expect the candidate to be highly committed to science and capable of conducting independent research in the appropriate field of the position. Attention shall be given to scientific publications and other research results of scientific value. Skills of communicating the research results are also required. A good knowledge of English and ability to communicate and collaborate with multinational partners are necessary for the job. We expect initiative and willingness to work in this multi-disciplinary research team. 

The person to be appointed to the postdoctoral researcher position should have completed his/her doctoral degree within the past four years (excluding maternity leaves, parental leaves, or military service). A doctoral degree must be completed at the time of accepting the position. The vacancy is initially for 2 years with a possibility of 1 year continuation (2+1).

Scope of employment

Form of employment: Temporary employment

Scope:   Office work

Commencement:   1.9.2018

Time-limited to:   31.8.2021Nature of the work

Application

Last application date:   11.6.2018 16:00

Reference number:   30-278-2018

You can apply for this job via:

You may also apply for this position by submitting your application to the address below. The job reference of the role must be cited both in the actual application and on the envelope. Applications will not be returned.

Luonnonvarakeskuksen kirjaamo
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki

The following documents should be attached to the application: 
- Letter of motivation where the applicant is asked to describe her/his scientific background and research interests 
- CV 
- Publication list 
- Contact details of at least two senior academics for references

Salary

 Salary will be defined when selecting the new employee.

Employment

Number of positions advertised:   1

Contact

Contact person

Jari HynynenResearch Professor+358 29 532 2350jari.hynynen@luke.fi

Placement

Luonnonvarakeskus
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki

or

Luonnonvarakeskus 
Yliopistokatu 6
80100 Joensuu

Other

Read more: Natural Resources Institute Finland

A trial period is 4 months.

Continue reading
You need to sign in or create an account to save this job

SUBSCRIBE TO JOBS LIKE THIS

18 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Jun 11
Postdoctoral researcher, Land use planning for sustainable bioeconomy
About the workplace Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research organisation working to promote bioeconomy and sustainable use of natural resources. We provide solutions and services based on best available scientific knowledge to our customers. Our research...
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Jun 11
Postdoctoral researcher, Wood formation and wood characteristics
About the workplace Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research organisation working to promote bioeconomy and sustainable use of natural resources. We provide solutions and services based on best available scientific knowledge to our customers. Our research...
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Jun 11
Postdoctoral researcher, Modelling of tree canopy structure and dynamics
About the workplace Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research organisation working to promote bioeconomy and sustainable use of natural resources. We provide solutions and services based on best available scientific knowledge to our customers. Our research...
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Location: Helsinki, Finland | Closing on Jun 11
Postdoctoral researcher, Biodiversity in forest resource scenarios
About the workplace Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research organisation working to promote bioeconomy and sustainable use of natural resources. We provide solutions and services based on best available scientific knowledge to our customers. Our research...

SIMILAR JOBS

Postdoctoral researcher, Wood formation and wood characteristics
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Published 8 days ago
Postdoctoral researcher, Modelling of tree canopy structure and dynamics
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Published 9 days ago
Postdoctoral researcher, Biodiversity in forest resource scenarios
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Published 9 days ago
Postdoctoral researcher, Biotic risks in forestry
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Published 9 days ago
Postdoctoral researcher, Biological processes in organic soils
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Published 9 days ago