We believe that breakthroughs emerge by giving talented researchers sufficient resources and freedom to pursue their ambitions and expertise towards higher goals. Tenure track professorships provide scientists with strong track record clear career path across life sciences. With our educational programs we aim to launch careers of gifted scientists.
Here you will be part of an international team, using English as your working language. Our cutting edge infrastructures and services enable top science and education in an interdisciplinary, international environment. Not to mention that Finland is an outstanding country for families with young kids with world-class public day-care and education, and Helsinki as a city offers a range of foreign language schooling options.
We encourage development and transfer of new knowledge for the good of society, and provide a clear path for technology transfer and innovation. Within the Health Capital Helsinki initiative we aim to foster a climate where collaboration with industry thrives.
All our community members are entitled to study and work in a safe, comfortable environment and we aim to make sure that everyone feels safe. Our staff adhere to a Code of Conduct, which upholds high ethical standards on both research and wellbeing. The Well workgroup aims to promote wellbeing and champion our diverse community. The goal is to identify current best practices, disseminate knowledge, and implement changes to our working culture.
The ethical guidelines and principles of the University of Helsinki constitute a foundation for decision-making and operational development. The HiLIFE Code of Conduct is guided by the overarching principle of kindness, understood as acting in a way to promote and protect the well-being of others. The core idea of the Code of Conduct is to translate these values and principals into practical guidelines that everyone in HiLIFE can follow, in all our actions.
HiLIFE Management Team leadership commits to refer to the Code of Conduct during decision-making and all activities, and all HiLIFE members, regardless of their background, experience, or tenure, have a responsibility to read, discuss and commit to the Code of Conduct.
In all our activities, we agree to our values: Truth, Bildung, Freedom and Inclusivity
A more detailed version of the HiLIFE Code of Conduct can be seen in the Flamma intranet (requires UH account).
The goal of HiLIFE is to conduct world-class life science research, while taking good care of our staff. To achieve this, we recognize the need for collaboration, support, and accessible research infrastructure.
HiLIFE aims to provide high-quality research-focused teaching across a wide array of life sciences, and general competency skills for all staff to facilitate life-long learning. HiLIFE is committed to providing support for teaching, promoting training events and courses, mentoring and an inclusive, safe learning environment.
We are all part of the HiLIFE community and have a part to play in making it the best place to study and work. During our social interactions we respect everyone, and we do not let hierarchy determine the importance of opinions and communication. We aim to be inclusive in all of our activities and bring HiLIFE members together across the life sciences.
HiLIFE members are encouraged to engage in a wide variety of external activities; we want to be active influencers and contribute to the University and society beyond our institute. Our aim is to provide timely and accurate information for society, engage with partners and stakeholders, and be ambassadors for HiLIFE in our interactions.
We perform all our external activities with integrity, and promote fair and honest practices. We are open about conflicts of interest.