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Umeå University is one of Sweden’s largest institutions of higher education with over 35,000 students and 4,200 faculty and staff. We are characterised by world-leading research in several scientific fields and a multitude of educations ranked highly in international comparison. Umeå University is also the site of the pioneering discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors - a revolution in genetic engineering that has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

At Umeå University, you will experience an attractive and creative academic and research environment that is characterised by excellence, innovation, openness and diversity. We are committed to providing our employees with unique opportunities for professional and personal development. We welcome your application.

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Recent job postings

2022-02-28
Postdoc positions in Political Science, focusing on political parties and governments
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100 %
  • Department Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
2022-02-28
Professor in plant biology
  • Type of employment Permanent position
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC)
2022-02-28
Associate professor in plant biology
  • Type of employment Permanent position
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC)
2022-02-01
PhD In Environmental Science - Effects of behavior modifying contaminants
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap
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Welcome to Umeå University. Spoken language: Swedish. Subtitles: English and Swedish. 3 min 46 sec.