The University of Helsinki seeks applications for a position of Postdoctoral Researcher

Pietiläinen group invites applications for a position of


in a project “Mitochondrial function in adipose tissue and muscle – routes to development of metabolic
complications in obesity” beginning from 1.11.2015 till 31.12.2017. Trial period of four
months will be applied.

The research aims at understanding the molecular mechanisms of the decline in mitochondrial
biogenesis and respiration in obesity and the links between mitochondrial activity and healthy

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher with a strong background in mitochondrial metabolism,
obesity, adipocyte and myoblast biology, cell cultures, imaging, and omics technologies. Prior experience in bioinformatics and statistical handling of large data sets is considered a surplus. Good knowledge of written and spoken English is required.

Salary will be based on the Universities salary scheme for teaching and research personnel composed
of both task specific (demand level 5) and personal performance components.

Please submit your application using the University of Helsinki Recruitment System via the link
Apply for job. Applicants who are employees of the University of Helsinki are requested to leave
their application via the SAP HR portal.

Further information is available from Kirsi Pietiläinen Principal Investigator, tel. +358505992295 or [email protected].