A fixed-term research assistant (M.Sc. thesis worker) for manufacturing research group

  • Thesis job / diplomityö / gradu
  • Turku
  • 2022-08-31

University of Turku

We are looking for a fixed-term research assistant to do a M.Sc. thesis for our manufacturing research group at the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. The assignment is part-time, with 50% working time, and will begin on August 1, 2022, or upon mutual agreement. The duration of the employment relationship is six (6) months.

The M.Sc. work is related to nationally known companies’ research and development needs. The topic of the M.Sc. thesis is a comprehensive study of the research life cycle, documentation, and research of interests (from the perspective of the business world or research career). We will determine the research topic together according to your interests. The research assistant takes part in the EMS-research (https://sites.utu.fi/ems/en) by collecting the research data and analyzing it. Finally, writing an article about the DI work in journals is possible.

By working with us, you can join Turku’s success story: as part of an energetic and inspiring research and work community in a growing research environment. The DI work can be done in pairs, or you can complete it as a single assignment. Completing the assignment will open a career path to continuing education in the continuum industry.

A monthly salary of approximately EUR 1,000 will be paid for the position, depending on the characteristics and qualifications of the person’s studies. There is a three-month probationary period.


The application must be submitted no later than Wednesday 31.8.2022 (23:59) in the university’s electronic recruitment system at: https://intranet.utu.fi/en/news/open-vacancies The application form is at the beginning of this notice (“Fill in the application”).

The application must accompany a CV, a study transcript, and a motivation letter.

For more information on the position, please contact Janne Heilala, janne.p.heilala@utu.fi; Jussi Kantola, jussi.kantola@utu.fi, and you can also book a virtual meeting to ask for more information about Calendly

To apply for this job please visit rekry.saima.fi.