Sensing Solutions opportunities

Are you interested in working with Sensing Solution research area? We are now looking for Senior / Research Scientists to join us in our Oulu site, and Espoo. Discover more about our opportunities in Optical measurements, Flexible electronics integration, Printed electronics processing, Flexible sensors and devices, Biosensors and Photonics and RF integration research teams.

VTT is one of the leading applied research organisations in Europe. What unites us are curiosity, a passion for learning, and a purpose: to solve the biggest challenges of our time and turn them into sustainable growth and well-being. Our cross-disciplinary community of over 2100 brilliant minds from 50 different nationalities is focused on creating impact through science-based innovation. Get to know us further by exploring VTT's tech & infra.

Our Sensing Solutions research area at VTT is a world-leading research, development and innovation partner for novel solutions in sensors and integration. Our wide range of research and innovation covers, for instance: high performance sensor technologies, such as MEMS sensors, imaging and spectral sensing, optical instruments, sensors for health and wellbeing, wireless sensing, printed sensing as well as radiation and photon detectors. We provide cutting edge research and innovation partnership in sensors and sensing from silicon to cloud. Our expertise covers the full range of latest sensing technologies, analysis, measurement and digitalization. Do you want to develop the future of sensing with us?

Open positions:  

We are seeking Senior Scientist and Research Scientists in several different roles and skill levels in our Oulu and Espoo offices. If you are interested in joining VTT,  find below more information about job openings, teams and their locations, in the Sensing Solutions research area. We warmly encourage you to apply if you spot a position that might be suitable for your background and interests!   

Optical measurements team (Location: Oulu) 

Flexible electronics integration team (Location: Oulu) 

Printed electronics processing team (Location: Oulu) 

Flexible Sensors and Devices team (Location: Espoo) 

Biosensors team (Location: Oulu)  

Photonics and RF integration team (Location: Oulu) 

If you don’t find open positions that match your profile, you can also send an open application for our Sensing Solutions opportunities via Apply for this position button.  

What we offer you:  

  • Visionary work in technology. We offer positions at the cutting-edge of technology and engineering from next generation microelectronics and quantum technology to automation and robotics, energy systems and more. Our research agenda is dedicated to creating sustainable growth by solving systemic and technological challenges, so your work will go towards creating real, positive impact. Read more about our strategy – the path of exponential hope

  • Fascinating projects, excellent research environment. With us, you get to work on a combination of cutting-edge academic research and applied customer projects, both locally and internationally. 

  • Great career opportunities, superb colleagues. At VTT, excellence in research is a strategic priority. We offer long-term positions and stable career paths in top-level research. People tend to stay with us over 10 years since there are always new roles and responsibilities to grow into. Collaborating in a cross-disciplinary community with superb colleagues is a source of learning, inspiration, and fun. 

  • Support for your well-being. Our people are our main asset, so we take good care of them. We aim to nurture great team spirit and leadership and offer versatile well-being services to enable a good work–life balance. On top of 6 weeks of paid holidays, we offer exercise and culture benefits, hobby clubs, and voluntary well-being services such as meditation programmes and trainings on cognitive ergonomics. 

Apply now and join us in developing the future of sensing! 

Please send your CV and an application with salary request via our recruitment system to be considered for our opportunities. 

We look forward to hearing from you soon! 

Apply between 16th of March and Mon 10th of April 2023 23:59 (Europe/Helsinki) 

Working at VTT 

Want to know more about what it is like to work at VTT? Read more here: VTT career stories 

Are you an international talent looking for a new opportunity? Read more about the benefits of living and working in Finland as well as VTT's support for relocation of the new employees! 

You can read more about VTT Sensing Solutions topics   

High resolution printing at VTT 

Printed electronics 

Printed Intelligence at VTT PrintoCent pilot factory

Towards a sustainable electronics industry

Patient monitoring 

Wearable electronics

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Employment type: Full-time, Permanent


VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have 80 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

VTT – beyond the obvious.

Location: Tekniikantie 21, Espoo



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