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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...

Liaison Manager

The University of Helsinki is a strong influencer in Finland and the world. We solve problems that affect each of us. Do you want to get involved in doing what's best for the world by becoming involved in developing the alumni activities, fundraising and partnerships of Finland's largest university...

Laboratory engineer or senior engineer, Department of Chemistry

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...

Doctoral Student / Research Assistant in mitochondrial biology and signalling

The University of Helsinki as research-oriented university offers a stimulating and international environment. The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki, together with Helsinki University Central Hospital, The Helsinki Institute of Life Science, and the Institute for Molecular Medicine...

Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor, experimental materials physics

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...

Postdoctoral researcher, urban air quality

Measured in number of students and teachers, the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki is the largest science faculty in Finland. There are some 6,000 students taking a basic degree. Out of them, some 1,000 are postgraduates. There are some 500 international students, and over 200...

Postdoctoral researcher to study platelet-cancer interactions

Postdoctoral researcher to study platelet-cancer interactions in the Extracellular vesicles (EV) research group of Pia Siljander at the University of Helsinki The Extracellular vesicle (EV) research group (https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/extracellular-vesicles) led by PI Pia Siljander is...

Postdoctoral Researcher in Plant Molecular and Cell Biology

The University of Helsinki is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities and ranks among the top 100 universities in the world. It is currently investing heavily in life sciences research and offers an...

Doctoral Student in Plant Molecular and Cell Biology

The University of Helsinki is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities and ranks among the top 100 universities in the world. It is currently investing heavily in life sciences research and offers an...

Postdoctoral Researcher in Single-Cell Transcriptomics, HiLIFE

Postdoctoral Researcher in Single-Cell Transcriptomics A postdoctoral position is available at the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) https://www.helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-institute-of-life-science, University of Helsinki, Finland to work in the research group of Dr. Helena Kilpinen (https...

Doctoral Student, the Helsinki Accelerator Laboratory

The University of Helsinki (https://www.helsinki.fi/en), founded in 1640, is one of the world’s leading universities for multidisciplinary research. The University has an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members. The Department of physics (https://www.helsinki.fi/en/...

Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematical Physics

The University of Helsinki (https://www.helsinki.fi/en) 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...

Doctoral Candidate in Sociology

The Faculty of Social Sciences and CrimScapes research project and the Social Study of Microbes Group invite applications for the position of a DOCTORAL CANDIDATE IN SOCIOLOGY for a fixed term position of three years starting 1 November 2020 (or as agreed). The doctoral thesis project will be part...

Postdoctoral Researcher in Ecosystem Ecology

The University of Helsinki, founded in 1640, is one of the world’s leading universities for multidisciplinary research. The university has an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members. The University of Helsinki offers comprehensive services to its employees, including...

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Monitoring of Species Communities

The University of Helsinki, founded in 1640, is one of the world’s leading universities for multidisciplinary research. The university has an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members. The University of Helsinki offers comprehensive services to its employees, including...

Postdoctoral Researcher in Statistics and Machine Learning

The University of Helsinki, founded in 1640, is one of the world’s leading universities for multidisciplinary research. The university has an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members. The University of Helsinki offers comprehensive services to its employees, including...

Postdoctoral Researcher in Community Ecology

The University of Helsinki, founded in 1640, is one of the world’s leading universities for multidisciplinary research. The university has an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members. The University of Helsinki offers comprehensive services to its employees, including...

Tenure Track or Full Professor in Political History

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...

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...