Open positions

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Postdoctoral Researcher, ANEE

The Centre of Excellence in “Ancient Near Eastern Empires” (ANEE) at the University of Helsinki runs from 2018-2025 and is directed by Dr. Saana Svärd. ANEE asks: How do changing imperial dynamics impact social group identities and lifeways over a millennium? ANEE covers the Neo-Assyrian, Neo-...

Research Director / Senior Researcher, Ruralia Institute

The University of Helsinki (www.helsinki.fi/en), the largest university in Finland and one the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities, looks for solutions to global challenges and engenders new thinking for the benefit of humanity. With a community of more than 8,000 staff members, we offer...

University Lecturer, Agrotechnology

The University of Helsinki is the largest university in Finland, which seeks solutions for global challenges and creates new ways of thinking for the best of humanity. We are one of the best multidisciplinary universities in the world and our community of c. 8 000 employees offers wide ranging...

Postdoctoral Researcher in Functional Genomics

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Helsinki, Finland to work in Prof. Craig Primmer’s research group (http://www.helsinki.fi/evolution-conservation-and-genomics ). The position is a part of a research program aimed at understanding the molecular mechanisms of a large effect...

Postdoctoral Researcher in salmon evolutionary ecology

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Helsinki, Finland working in Prof. Craig Primmer’s research group (http://www.helsinki.fi/evolution-conservation-and-genomics as a part of an ERC-funded project aiming to investigate evolutionary and ecological factors behind a large effect...

Doctoral student, Forest sector foresight in changing forest-based industries

The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry invites applications for the position of DOCTORAL STUDENT for a fixed term position starting in 1 September 2020, or as agreed. The doctoral student will be employed for a fixed term of one year, with a possibility of extension for up to three consecutive...

Professor or assistant / associate professor of public law

The University of Helsinki www.helsinki.fi/en/university is among the leading multidisciplinary research universities in the world. In addition to its 11 faculties, the University includes several independent institutes, some of which are jointly operated with other universities. Some 36,000...

Doctoral candidate, GULAGECHOES

The Aleksanteri Institute functions as a national centre of research, study and expertise pertaining to Russia and Eastern Europe, particularly in the social sciences and humanities. We offer our researchers an international and inspiring research environment in the centre of Helsinki, with...

GIS Specialist

Put your expertise to a good use and come help us protect the environment! The University of Helsinki and Finnish Museum of Natural History are developing FinBIF, the Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (https://laji.fi). The aim of FinBIF is to combine all biodiversity data from Finland to...

Laboratory engineer or Senior engineer/ Accelerator Laboratory

The University of Helsinki is among the leading multidisciplinary research universities in the world. In addition to its 11 faculties, the University includes several independent institutes, some of which are jointly operated with other universities. Some 35,000 students are currently pursuing an...

University Lecturer in World Politics

The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. In international university rankings, the University of Helsinki typically ranks among the top 100. The University of Helsinki...

Postdoctoral Researchers in mathematical physics/probability

The University of Helsinki is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities in Europe and ranks among the top 100 international universities in the world. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer an...