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28.02.2020 klo 16.15
Rovaniemi, Kuopio

We are seeking for a geologist to join our Mineral Economy Solutions Unit in Rovaniemi or Kuopio.

You will be part of a geological team focusing primarily on research into Quaternary surficial deposits for mineral exploration purposes. You will participate in projects as a specialist both in Finland and abroad and also contribute to project planning and implementation together with the mineral potential mapping project team. Additionally, you will be involved with QAQC process and geochemical method development. Together with other specialists you will further participate in mineral potential mapping for base and battery related metals.

MSc in natural sciences (Geology and Mineralogy, Geochemistry or Quaternary Geology) is a minimum requirement. We expect that you have experience in ore exploration or geochemistry and the application of various GIS software. Fluency in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. This position requires traveling at work.

In addition, knowledge of till geochemistry and Quaternary stratigraphy and field work experience is assumed. Familiarity with QAQC- process, 3D-modelling software, statistics, and an experience in exploration for base metals and battery related metals, as well as a knowledge of Finnish are considered advantageous for the position. Demonstrated experience with software such as Microsoft Office, R, SPSS, SOM, ArcGis and QGIS is also considered desirable.

You must be highly motivated, have excellent interpersonal, networking, organizational and conflict-solving skills.

We offer a modern, well-equipped working environment with teams comprising competent, internationally engaged, and highly trained staff. Staff welfare is taken care of with extensive occupational health care.

The position is full time and permanent. The commencement salary will be between 3 430 – 4 140 euros/month.

We may conduct a personal background check of the person selected to the job, if the person allows it (Security Clearance Act 726/2014). For more information about the security clearance process and the rights of the subject of the background check, visit

For more information please contact: Team Manager Irmeli Huovinen, tel. +358295034270, and Geologist Anne Taivalkoski tel. +358295034264, Phone inquirys preferably on 17-20 February.

Kindly send your application with your motivation letter and CV latest on February 28th 2020 at 4:15 p.m. (EET) to the Geological Survey of Finland by e-mail: or by mail: P.O. Box 96, 02151 Espoo, Finland. Please entitle your e-mail with “Geologist”