Are you interested in fusion plasma physics and looking for a new job opportunity in the field? Do you want to participate in developing the new Advanced Computing Hub and join the European and international fusion research network?
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We are now looking for a Nuclear Fusion Researcher to join our Fusion energy and decommissioning Team at VTT Centre for Nuclear Safety, Otaniemi! We are particularly searching for a person who has experience in experimental fusion plasma physics, plasma edge modelling with wide experience in working in large fusion facilities around the world. In this role, willingness to travel is important since the position requires working on the Advanced Computing Hub (located in Helsinki) and presence in large European fusion devices in Germany as well as on commercial fusion projects in UK.
Fusion Energy and Decommissioning team is part of the Nuclear Energy research area at VTT. Our team constitutes of more than 20 experts performing R&D for both future carbon-free fusion energy resources and safe and cost-efficient nuclear decommissioning solutions.
Open-minded, eager to learn new things and interested in research and science, and able to work in an international environment. You are good in collaboration with a natural and professional attitude. You are willing to solve challenges and problems in an innovative way.
At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.
We offer a great opportunity to develop competences in the nuclear safety sector within the field of fusion energy research together with VTT´s top experts. At VTT, we develop solutions for nuclear safety within three main areas: reactor safety, nuclear waste management, and materials technologies. In addition to these, we provide interfaces to other technologies in e.g. materials science, probabilistic methods, civil engineering, instrumentation and control. VTT solutions include experimental and computational approaches and analysis. Infrastructure is housed in the VTT Centre for Nuclear Safety.
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We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but 21 June 2021 at the latest.
We will start processing the applications already during the application period and we will fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate. The interviews will be held on week 26.
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