Welcome to work and live with us!

Turku region is located in the southwestern Finland and is a home for 320,000 people. Turku is a former capital and a major urban area in Finland. The city has a rich cultural history and is the gateway to a most beautiful archipelago. Turku is a leading hub for technological development and economic growth.  

Turku is on the New York Times list of 52 places to experience in 2021. The city was chosen from over 2000 reader proposals as the only Finnish city to be included.  Learn more about Turku

Working in Finland and at the University of Turku 
The University of Turku is a world-class multidisciplinary research university which offers interesting challenges and a unique vantage point to national and international research and education. The University of Turku is ranked in the top 1 % of universities in the world.  We warmly welcome you to our multicultural working community. In case you are arriving in Finland for the first time, we offer good support and orientation.

Please learn more about the culture and people: Working culture | This is Finland   

Did you know that the happiest people live in Finland? 
Finland has been ranked three times in a row (2018-2020) in the UN’s seventh annual World Happiness Report to be the happiest country in the world.
Finland is the world’s happiest country!

Vacancies

Project Researcher within Molecular mechanism of inflammation

3 weeks ago

Åbo Akademi University Research Flagship InFLAMES: Innovation Ecosystem based on the Immune System, funded by the Academy of Finland, invites applications for a fixed-term project researcher position in the field of inflammatory disorders and related diagnostics and/or drug development for a period of two years starting April 1st, 2021 or as agreed, the COVID-19 situation permitting. The fixed-termed position is full time.  About…

Computational medicine experts! Apply for Project specialist/Postdoctoral researcher positions in medical bioinformatics!

4 weeks ago

We are seeking two experts in data analytics and bioinformatics to join our team at Turku Medical Bioinformatics Centre (MBC). We develop computational data analysis tools and statistical and machine learning methods for the interpretation of large molecular and clinical datasets in close collaboration with medical research teams and biobanks. As a core facility and…

Two Professors or Assistant / Associate Professors in Immunology or Immunology-based Drug Development and/or Diagnostics

4 weeks ago

We are looking for two innovative Professors or Assistant / Associate Professors (tenure track) in Immunology or Immunology-based Drug Development and/or Diagnostics. The positions are sited at the University of Turku, Faculty of Medicine in one of its departments or units related to the research field of a successful applicant. The Faculty of Medicine is…

Group Leader/Senior Researcher (Fellow) / InFLAMES Flagship (max. 5 positions)

2 months ago

University of Turku Research Flagship InFLAMES: Innovation Ecosystem based on the Immune System, funded by the Academy of Finland, is seeking a maximum of five ambitious group leaders in the field of immunology and related diagnostics and/or drug development. About the research environment University of Turku is an international and multidisciplinary research and teaching unit…

Postdoctoral Researcher / InFLAMES (max. 10 positions)

2 months ago

University of Turku Research Flagship InFLAMES: Innovation Ecosystem based on the Immune System, funded by the Academy of Finland, is seeking a maximum of ten ambitious Postdoctoral Researchers in the fields of immunology, immunology-based drug development and/or diagnostics. About the research environment University of Turku is an international and multidisciplinary research and teaching unit which…

Project Researcher/Project Engineer – Cell Imaging and Cytometry Core

2 months ago

We are seeking applications to work at the flow cytometry division of the Cell Imaging and Cytometry Core https://bioscience.fi/services/cell-imaging/services/ in Finland. This is a multi-user facility that provides flow cytometry and mass cytometry services to the academic and industrial research community and supports the InFLAMES Flagship which aims at being an international top-level research and…

Post-doctoral Researcher – Single-cell genomics, Turku Bioscience Centre, University of Turku, Finland. Application deadline 8 March 2021

2 months ago

We seek a highly talented Post-doctoral Researcher to join our Single-cell genomics team at Turku Bioscience Centre. The selected candidate will focus on implementation of novel single-cell analysis techniques and support researchers in their use. The candidate will work in close collaboration with researchers affiliated with the InFLAMES Flagship on the fields of genomics, immunology…

Please see what it is really like to work here at the University of Turku:

Story 1: International work community that offers excellent support for its researchers
Story 2: The final part of the video is in English. The video is about moving with a family and having a work-life-balance
The video presents the Core Facilities at Turku Bioscience, a joint technology center of University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. In molecular biosciences, advanced technologies along with clever thinking drive discoveries and innovation. The aim of Turku Bioscience is to provide expertise and cutting-edge technologies to both academic and corporate users.
Our goal is to provide technologies that are state-of-the-art and even beyond state-of-the-art. When it comes to intellectual input, the services at Turku Bioscience also benefit from the excellent research carried out by the investigators at Turku Bioscience.
Aura river and Turku cathedral