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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.

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Working at Umeå University

Join a talented, innovative pool of people with the drive to make a difference.

About Umeå University

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.

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Recent job postings

Associate professor in ecology

Application deadline 2023-02-01

  • Type of employment Permanent position
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Associate professor in Earth science

Application deadline 2023-02-01

  • Type of employment Permanent position
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Department of Odontology
PhD-student

Application deadline 2023-02-06

  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Department of Phychology

Postdoctoral scholarships

Umeå University offers several scholarships for postdoctoral merit.
We welcome your application. 

Presentation Film

Welcome to Umeå University. Spoken language: Swedish. Subtitles: English and Swedish. 3 min 46 sec. 

Latest update: 2023-01-19