Career with us

We offer internationally recognized unique biomedical research environment in Helsinki. FIMM is the leading genetics and genomics research unit in Finland. We are managing petabytes of human genetic and health data and these datasets will increase tenfold in the forthcoming years. We’re daily collaborating with top researchers and research institutes in the world and international health-care companies to improve health and well-being on a global scale.

FIMM collaborates locally with the Faculty of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital and Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. We are hosting a national Centre of Excellence in Complex Disease Genetics of the Academy of Finland and leading FinnGen, a large-scale genomics study of the Finnish population.

FIMM - an Ecosystem for Genetic Discovery and Clinical Translation. This video was prepared for ASHG 2019.

We promote research careers at different levels and participate in international researcher training. FIMM Group leaders will be provided with resources, capabilities and an exciting and fertile research environment to advance their careers in Finland.  With EMBL-style contracts based on a 5+4 years’ model with a mid-term review, the group leaders have the time to prove the feasibility and impact of their bold research proposals. For the Group Leaders, FIMM provides attractive sustainable support packages, including salaries for the group leader, 1-2 postdoctoral fellows, 2-3 doctoral students and technician(s), consumables and modern laboratory facilities. 

The contact person regarding all HiLIFE recruitments is Anu Roine:

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Anu
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Human Resources Specialist
Staff Services

 When starting a recruitment please contact Anu Roine and Sanni Hyppönen:

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Hyppönen
Human Resources Coordinator
Staff Services

 

Open positions

Below you will find information about the open positions currently available at FIMM. If none are listed, we do not have any open positions at the moment.

FIMM is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher in the research group of Dr. Eero Vuoksimaa at the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE). The reseach group of Cognitive and Brain Aging studies risk and protective factors of old age cognitive impairment and aims to improve early detection and diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. The Vuoksimaa group is based at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland at the Meilahti biomedical campus.

We are looking for a Postdoctoral researcher who will participate in analyzing brain imaging, cognitive and genetic data, conducting statistical analyses, presenting in scientific conferences, writing of research manuscripts and in grant writing. 

Read the whole job announcement and apply by 27.7.2020.