Tvärminne field station wants research technician

Tvärminne Zoological fieldstation, belonging to Helsinki University in Finland, is looking for a new research technician (permanent position).

Tvärminne is beautifully located just where the Gulf of Finland meets the Baltic Proper, near the picturesque town of Hanko/Hangö.

Are you a dab hand at duct-tape resolutions? Do you know the 456 uses of cable ties? Would you like to work with solving problems and fixing stuff? Are you, or would you like to become, a connoisseur of sauna? Apply! Or inform anyone else that might be interested.



New position – Research assistant at Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg

Dept Biology and Environmental Sciences – Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg

Closing date for application: 2014-06-05

Job assignments
The research assistant will assist scientists in ongoing experimental research in evolutionary biology. Tasks may include field sampling, morphometric analysis of specimens, behavioural observations, preparation of DNA samples, culturing of marine invertebrates, data and statistical analyses, and updating and organizing data in simple databases. The research assistant will work in close collaboration with the research leader (Prof. Roger Butlin) and additional researchers and students. The working language is English.

Undergraduate training in evolutionary biology is a requirement. Previous experience of experimental work is desirable. Good communication abilities in written and spoken English are required qualifications. Skills in planning and organising work, social competence and independence are additional criteria for eligibility.

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 1 year
Extent: 100 %
Location: Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Tjärnö, Strömstad
First day of employment: 2014-07-01

More information at:

and/or contact:
Roger Butlin, Guest Professor, +460(0) 78610 00,

Kerstin Johannesson, Professor, +46 (0)31 786 9611,

Ingela Dahllöf, Head of Department, +46 (0)31 786 93 33,