VTT Summer Internships 2019; Research Trainee, Smart health (6051)


Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Kuopio, Finland

Job area: Data-driven solutions

Application period: Monday, January 21, 2019 - Thursday, February 28, 2019

About us

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious. www.vttresearch.com

Do you want to join the Smart health team at VTT? We help our customers develop new technologies and service concepts in the area of digital health – and support their growth with top-level research and science-based results. Our development activities focus on health monitoring, human data analysis and application and service design https://www.vttresearch.com/services/health-and-wellbeing/digital-health. The team is located in Tampere, Oulu, Kuopio and Espoo, while this open position is in the Kuopio site.

With us you will be responsible for

We are looking for a motivated trainee to work on analysis of biosignals (EEG, ECG and EDA) and application of machine learning methods in multisource behavioral data. We are currently investigating the components of Finnish sisu and we have interesting data to play with. The project offers several subtasks to meet your own interests.

We expect you to have

• Skills for signal analysis in e.g. Matlab, R or Python
• Knowledge and experience about psychophysiology and AI/ML methods is a plus
• Good spoken and written English.

As a person you are

Innovative and solutions-oriented team-player, being able to work independently as well. You are willing to learn new things. You have good problem-solving skills.

We offer

We offer a great opportunity to develop technological competences in Data-driven solutions -research area together with VTT´s top experts.

The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been found.

For further information

For more information please contact Jari Ahola, Research Team Leader, jari.ahola@vtt.fi, tel. +358401842285 or Johanna Närväinen, Senior Scientist, johanna.narvainen@vtt.fi, tel. +358406747905

VTT is participating as a responsible employer in The Responsible Summer Job 2019 campaign. As a responsible employer, we commit ourselves to the principles of responsible summer job. Please read more from https://kesaduuni.org/responsible-summer-job/.

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