Five tenure track assistant/associate professor positions available starting January 2017 at Helsinki Institute of Life Science HiLIFE.

The positions come with a competitive starting package and running budget. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent externally funded line of research on the bioscience or medical campuses. Finalists must successfully complete an interview process that includes a research seminar and teaching demonstration.

Desired skills and experience

We seek candidates with a doctorate degree and significant post-doctoral experience in current or emerging areas of life science and recent demonstration of excellence in research and an interest in teaching. For associate level recruitment significant achievement as a principal investigator is desired. Formal qualification requirements of the University of Helsinki.

Applications are to be submitted through the link below by August 21 using the application form and an attached single pdf file with a cover letter with motivation (1 page); a list of publications starting with five selected publications describing the key finding and applicants contribution;  curriculum vitae including teaching experience not exceeding 2 pages; a brief research plan not exceeding 2 pages. Additionally, have three letters of reference submitted using the “Letter of reference form” link below by August 28.

For further information contact HiLIFE director, Professor Tomi Mäkelä (+358 2941 25500;

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