Career at FIMM

FIMM is a leading translational/molecular medicine research institute. We offer an internationally recognized, unique biomedical research environment in Helsinki with access to state-of-the-art data resources and technologies.

FIMM employs nearly 300 researchers and scientific support personnel in an international and inclusive environment. The majority of our staff have a degree in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, or medicine. FIMM offers an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of science and technology to improve human health and well-being. We are a dynamic and highly motivated organization with a friendly, flexible, and supportive working culture.

Open positions at FIMM

Due date: 28 February, 2024

The iCAN Digital Precision Cancer Medicine flagship is a public-private partnership hosted by the University of Helsinki and HUS Helsinki University Hospital within the Research Council of Finland flagship program. 
We are currently seeking a Data Science Coordinator for the iCAN flagship. The Data Science Coordinator works with the >400-member group of researchers and clinicians and as an integral member of the iCAN Data Team to lead and coordinate data science activities within the flagship.
The tasks include planning, coordinating, tracking progress, and participating in scientific activities broadly involving large-scale sequencing, registry and imaging data analysis, and driving forward the development of the iCAN Discovery Platform. A key component of the iCAN Project, the Discovery Platform is a HUS Acamedic / Microsoft Azure based computing environment which enables analyses on petabyte-scale precision cancer medicine data. The Platform is developed by the iCAN Data Team with clinical translation in mind, and thus you will have the unique opportunity to impact how cancers will be diagnosed and treated in the future.

For the detailed information about the open positions and instructions for the application, please follow the link below.

Questions are welcome to iCAN Data Science lead Dr. Esa Pitkänen ( with the subject "iCAN Data Science Coordinator". 

Why to choose the University of Helsinki for your career?

The University of Helsinki is extensively involved in national and international research infrastructures. International researchers choose the University of Helsinki for its excellent reputation in the most competed and esteemed grants such as ERC grants, honours and prizes awarded to our researchers. Arrival and family support will be arranged to employees from abroad for their transition to work and life in Finland.