Senior scientist/ Principal scientist – Hydrometallurgy

Espoo, Helsinki (FI)
Competitive salary and benefits. Salary range will be discussed with the chosen candidates.
05 Dec 2016
31 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

*Hydrometallurgical process development e.g. leaching, precipitation and solvent extraction for metals recovery from primary and secondary streams

*Preparation and management of academic and customer research projects both nationally and internationally

*Management of various laboratory and pilot scale experiments

The position is at the Material Processing and Geotechnology team, which focuses on metals recovery from various primary and secondary streams, recycling, plastics processing and geomicrobiology.

We offer participation in interesting and challenging research projects and possibilities to turn your scientific findings into real business applications with our customers. We provide you excellent working facilities and access to state-of-the-art technologies in a highly multidisciplinary and international environment. You will be employed in an open, supporting and enthusiastic team of colleagues.

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is the leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries. We use 4,000,000 hours of brainpower a year to develop new technological solutions. Here you will solve challenges together with customers and partners from around the world. We offer an encouraging and innovative work environment, brilliant colleagues and various career paths. In the area of hydrometallurgy our main customers are mining industry, recycling industry and technology development companies.