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Postdoctoral Position in Soft Matter Physics

A postdoctoral position in the field of experimental soft matter physics and fluid dynamics is open at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland (Prof. Robin Ras,

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • conduct research on rheology and surface tension effects of magnetic droplets
  • work in a collaborative interdisciplinary environment
  • assist in the supervision of PhD students

The topic of research is related to our recent publication “Oscillating ferrofluid droplet microrheology of liquid-immersed sessile droplets”

Langmuir 33, 6300–6306 (2017). ( ).

The position is immediately available. Salary is based on the university salary scheme.


Are you a talented, creative and ambitious researcher? Do you want to work on an exciting, innovative and very challenging project? We want you to be part of our interdisciplinary team!

As a successful applicant, you should have demonstrated scientific excellence, be creative and highly motivated in experimental science and have a background in physics or a closely related field. Prior experimental and/or theoretical expertise, especially in the field of soft matter physics is highly appreciated.


Please send your application as a single PDF file at your earliest convenience by 29th September 2017 through the recruitment system. Apply through the link “Apply for this job” at the bottom of this page.

Application material should include (all documents in English):

  • Letter of motivation (max. one page)
  • CV
  • Diploma certificate
  • Transcript of records
  • Contact details of at least two possible referees

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