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Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)
Postdoctoral researcher: Mineral Systems of Battery Metals
Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)
The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a European centre of excellence in assessment, research and sustainable use of earth resources.
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Published: 10 days ago
Application deadline: Nov 12
Location: Espoo , Finland
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Postdoctoral researcher: Mineral Systems of Battery Metals

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a leading European competence center in assessment and sustainable use of geological resources. We provide expertise that serves the interests of our clients, stakeholders and society as a whole. Working closely with our clients and partners, we create innovative solutions that lead to new technologies and business areas, as well as promote sustainable growth. GTK is an expert organisation under Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. We employ approximately 420 full-time staff who are effectively engaged in tasks at the local, national and international level (See: www.gtk.fi).

The postdoc position in the field of Mineral Systems of Battery Metals will focus on ore geology research with emphasis on mineral deposits which could be sources of cobalt and other battery/critical metals. The major aims of research include development of mineral system models and definition vectors to ore to support mineral potential mapping. Applicants for this position should have competences in at least three of the following fields of research:

  • mineralogy and petrology of magmatic and hydrothermal ore deposits.
  • application of stable and radiogenic isotopes to ore geology research.
  • geochronology of ore forming processes.
  • geochemistry of magma/country rock and fluid/rock interaction.
  • structural geology.
  • geophysical methods of mineral exploration

The applicant must have a PhD degree in geology/earth sciences. The successful applicant will be assigned to GTK`s projects on battery metals as well as to the EU Horizon-2020 program “NEXT – New Exploration Technologies project”. The postdoc will be placed at our Espoo office.

Further information: Research Prof. Ferenc Molnár (ferenc.molnar@gtk.fi, tel. +358 29 503 2008) or Head of Unit, Mineral Systems and Mineral Economics, Pekka Tuomela (tel. +358 29 503 5260).

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Please, use the application template below and combine it with your CV as one PDF file. Send the document to the Geological Survey of Finland by e-mail (gtk@gtk.fi), by 16:15 p.m. (EET) on 12 November 2018. Title your e-mail with “Postdoc”.

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