Expert and service careers at the University of Helsinki

Our expert organisation employs more than 3,000 individuals in expert and consulting positions, including marketing experts at Think Corner, technicians at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Viikki and research funding coordinators at the Meilahti Campus.

What is it like to work at the University of Helsinki?

“My work aligns with my values, while making the world a better place by supporting high-level research. I know that this organisation will have career opportunities available when I wish to embark on new challenges.”
- A supervisor working with academic services
“I work at the top of my field. There are not many organisations providing such fascinating subject matters to work with. I have a say in my duties and the possibility to carry out interesting development work.”
- A communications specialist
“The work is based on humane values, since the University is a non-profit organisation. It’s very easy to combine work and family life here.”
- A coordinator at HR Services

Why the University of Helsinki?

Meaningful work

In your work, you enable interesting, socially significant high-level research to be conducted. Our values infuse the work carried out at the University with meaning.

Professional opportunities

You have the opportunity to utilise your expertise in a diverse manner, try out different technologies and network with the professionals of your field also on an international level.

Diverse careers

Trainings and networking opportunities are always within reach. We also provide opportunities for diverse careers: you can transfer between positions or advance into increasingly challenging duties within the organisation. We work in multi-professional teams and networks.

Flexibility and support

We provide our staff with the best possible environment for success at the workplace. Flexible working hours and holidays as well as telecommuting opportunities help you find a balance between work and free time. For employees with families, we offer support in combining family life and work.

Open positions

See open positions for specialists, advisors and other support positions, or a more comprehensive list in Finnish