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Together with the Helsinki University Hospital (HUS) and the Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE), the Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, constitutes the Academic Medical Center Helsinki (AMCH). This medical center has been very successful in international comparisons, ranking among the top 10 medical campuses in Europe and among the top 50 globally.

Research Programs Unit of the Faculty of Medicine is a top-quality research environment. Unit’s nine research programs comprises groups that integrate clinical, translational and biomedical re-search.

Cancer Cell Biology group led by Professor Päivi Ojala ( at the Translational Cancer Medicine Research Program (CAN-PRO), Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, is seeking outstanding candidates for


The open position is for a project developing cancer cell-therapy. We are looking for a motivated laboratory technician with a strong experience in a variety of cell and molecular biology techniques.

The work also consists of taking care of ordering consumables, negotiations with laboratory material suppliers and the maintenance of order in the laboratory. Candidates with prior experience in histological analyses and laboratory animal work will be given preference.

Initial contract of employment will be done for one year with a possible extension. The contract of employment includes a probationary period of 6 months. Salary will be based on the Universities salary scheme at the level MV08.

The application should be in form of a single-pdf containing a one-page cover letter describing your previous working experience and motivation for the position, recent CV, and names and contact information of preferably two references.

The application, together with the required attachments, must be submitted through the University of Helsinki electronic recruitment system by clicking on Apply for job. Internal applicants (i.e., cur-rent employees of the University of Helsinki) must submit their applications through the SAP HR portal.

Apply at latest May 2, 2019

Further information is available from Professor Päivi Ojala: paivi.ojala(

Due date

02.05.2019 23:59 EEST