Employment Opportunities at Umeå University

Umeå University welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines.

At Umeå University you will experience an attactive and creative educational environment and world-leading research. 4,300 employees and 36,000 students have chosen Umeå University as their place or work and study. We welcome your application.

Please note: The list of current vacancies below are sorted by the date they are posted in our database. For application deadlines and reference numbers, read the complete job description by clicking the job title link.

Open Positions

Two PhD student positions in photosynthetic water-oxidatio/ Två doktorander i fotosyntetisk spjälkning av vatten och mikrobiell produktion av biomassa


Tenure Track as Associate Senior Lecturer in Mathematics/ Biträdande universitetslektor i matematik


Postdoktor (2 år) i matematikdidaktik/Postdoctoral position (2 years) in Mathematics Education


Doktorand i artificiell fotosyntes och röntgen spektroskopi/PhD student position in artificial photosynthesis and x-ray spectroscopy


Doktorand i tillämpad fysik/PhD position in Applied Physics


Postdoctoral position (2 years) at Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)/Postdoktor (2 år) vid Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)


Assistent Professor in Inorganic Chemistry


Förste forskningsingenjör/First Research Engineer


Doktorand i teoretisk fysik/ PhD position in Theoretical physics


Universitetsadjunkter för studioundervisning vid Arkitekthögskolan / Lecturers for Studio tutoring at Umeå School of Architecture


Forskarassistent i matematikdidaktik / Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education


Postdoktor i ekosystemekologi / Postdoctoral position in Ecosystem Ecology


PhD student positions in Statistics / Doktorander i statistik


Postdoctoral fellowship (2 years) in literacy / Postdoktor (2 år) i literacy


Assistant senior lecturer in literacy / Biträdande universitetslektor i literacy


More open positions (mostly in Swedish)

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How to Apply

Your complete application should include the requested documents in the job listing. If you apply to more than one position, you should send all documents for every position, so the respective department can have the chance to review your submittal in its entirety. It is important to mark your application with the appropriate reference number.

The university saves application documents, including attachments, for two years. If desired, the documents can be returned. Documents sent electronically should be in pdf or word format to jobb@umu.se. Applications for professors, senior lecturers and PhD student positions should be sent in paper form, not electronically, if mentioned.

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