The atmosphere at the Institute of Biotechnology is stimulating, and a distinct pioneering spirit can be felt among our staff. Here you will find first-class research and state-of-the-art scientific services. Housed on the Viikki Life Science campus with "a touch of life", BI offers an inspiring home to about 300 scientists and administrative staff.
BI's research groups are well funded to support a number of pre- and post-doctoral positions. There is a strong tradition to encourage travelling and participation in meetings and courses. BI also participates in organizing international meetings and provides courses within the graduate program curricula.
When coming to work at BI, we recognize your private needs and try to make the relocation as smooth as possible. For newcomers, there are short-term housing possibilities.
Finland is an outstanding country for a parent with young kids. We can offer affordable, world-class public daycare and education, and Helsinki offers a range of foreign language schooling options. We are also very aware that many of our new employees are accompanied by spouses looking for qualified positions, and in some cases we can help secure positions.
The University of Helsinki has a program to support your efforts to learn the local languages and we have several possibilities for the team and personal exercise.
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