Open positions

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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...

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...

Postdoctoral Researcher, systematics and evolution of Dung Beetles

Two-year POST DOC position on systematics and evolution of Dung Beetles (both extant and subfossil) from Mascarene Islands at The Finnish Museum of Natural History. Applications are invited for the position of a post-doctoral researcher in the Entomology Team of the Zoology Unit at The Finnish...

Postdoctoral Researcher in Trans-generational stress responses

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...

Two doctoral students, meteorology and geodesy

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...

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...

DOCTORAL STUDENT IN ARCTIC PALEOLIMNOLOGY/PALEOCLIMATOLOGY

The University of Helsinki is a leading Nordic university with an international academic community of community of 40,000 students and staff members aiming to solve global challenges. Environmental Change Research Unit (https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/environmental-change) forms one of...

Postdoctoral Researcher, plant evolutionary ecology

A postdoctoral position is available in the Botany Unit, Finnish Museum of Natural History Luomus. The position in for three years, and is part of the project “Will adaptive plasticity and evolvability help plants to survive in a changing climate?” (AD-EVO) funded by the Academy of Finland. The...

Postdoctoral researcher, Cognitive and Brain Aging group

INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS The Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) is an international research unit focusing on human genomics and personalised medicine at the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) of the University of Helsinki - a leading Nordic university with a strong...

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...

Doctoral student, Multi-benefit solutions to climate-smart agriculture (MULTA)

The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry at the University of Helsinki invites applications for the posi-tion of a DOCTORAL STUDENT to work in a Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland funded project MULTA (Multi-benefit solutions to climate-smart agriculture, https://carbonaction.org/...

Doctoral student in Salmon Ecology and Evolution

Doctoral student position in salmon ecology and evolution A Doctoral student position, is available at the University of Helsinki, Finland, to work in Academy Research Fellow Tutku Aykanat’s research group. The position is a part of a 5-year Academy of Finland funded project, and aims to understand...

Doctoral student in Food Science (Cereal beta-glucan research)

The Department of Food and Nutrition University of Helsinki invites applications for the position: DOCTORAL STUDENT IN FOOD SCIENCE (CEREAL BETA-GLUCAN RESEARCH) The doctoral student position is for a fixed term position starting in 1 September 2020 for a fixed term of one year, with a possibility...

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...

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-...