Apply for (perhaps) the coolest summer job ever! We are now recruiting Aalto University and University of Helsinki students to form a new iGEM team to represent Finland in an international competition.
Do you want to make a difference? Carry out your own ideas and experiments in a student-driven research group, design and build a biological system of your own and compete with it in Boston. Learn immense amounts of new things and spend an unforgettable summer with synthetic biology. Read more and apply!
Synthetic Biology is a field which views biology as something that can be engineered. It aims at engineering systems which consist of standardized genetic parts, in order to develop a functional organism.
Find out more about iGEM on http://igem.org/Main_Page.
This is what Aalto-Helsinki iGEM was in the previous years, but this year you and the rest of the team will decide what to research and how to do it!
Many fields of knowledge are needed in an iGEM team - whether you are studying towards a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree. Do you study or find interest in some of the following fields?
Molecular biosciences Synthetic biology
Biotechnology Gene technology
Information technology Programming Web-design Statistics
(Applied) Mathematics Systems science Communications Medicine Marketing Design Blogging Photography Presenting Engineering Product development Mechatronics
Even if your field is not on the list, don't worry! Motivation and the desire to learn are the most important criteria!
The application period is open NOW and continues until January 27th 11.59 pm. You can apply by sending an email to ( rekry at aaltohelsinki . com ) according to the directions below. We will invite the most suitable candidates to an interview in the beginning of February and let you know about the decision by middle of February.
Write an open application letter where you consider at least the following questions:
If you are applying as a team captain, also answer to:
Attach the following documents to the email preferably as pdf-files:
For more information about recruitment and iGEM, please contact ( team at aaltohelsinki . com ).