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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Project Researcher

  • Location: Finland, Porvoo
  • Type: Määräaikainen
  • Application Deadline: 29/07/2018
  • Hours: Kokopäiväinen

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We are currently looking for one temporary (until end of the year 2018) project researcher to support the Catalyst Design team in our Innovation Centre in Porvoo. The aim is to support taking into use new laboratory instruments and carry out the method development work and validation. The work will mainly be focused elemental analysis using ICP-OES.  This is an great opportunity to raise your professional growth and be a part of our productive and positive international team with inspiring, innovative and respectful people.


  • To perform routine elemental analyses of solid catalyst particles.
  • Lead the method development and improvement of current methods.
  • Support the team with performing various tasks related to analytical chemistry and  laboratory maintenance
  • Active co-operation with the catalyst development project teams

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • M.SC in Chemistry in either analytical or inorganic/organometallic chemistry
  • Knowledge of Analytical Chemistry and method validation
  • Previous experience of laboratory work or statistical data analysis
  • Previous experience of analytical method development is regarded as a must
  • Knowledge of statistics is advantageous
  • Experience of inert techniques or handling of pyrophoric materials is advantageous
  • Good IT skills essential
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written. Understanding of Finnish an advantage.

We wish you to be open minded and supportive person who have a strong motivation to co-operate successfully with others in a team. In Borealis, safety is priority number one, so you have a strong focus on health, safety and environmental issues. To succeed in this position, you will need analytical and systematic way to approach various assignments and you have ability to work in an international environment.

The position will be located in Kilpilahti industrial area in Porvoo, around 30 minutes away from Helsinki city by car. Borealis also arranges bus transportation for our employees from Helsinki and Porvoo and the surrounding areas.

For more detailed information, please contact Pascal Castro, Competence Manager Catalyst Design, via mail:   

If you are interested in this role and meet most of the above criteria, please send your online application with CV through our website latest 29.7.2018.

We are handling applications actively throughout the search period and job starts once when a suitable candidate has found. We look forward to receiving your application!



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