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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 about 38,000 students and 4,600 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

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  • Department Elektronik- och datorteknik
Research engineer in spatial modelling

Application deadline 2024-07-30

  • Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
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  • Department Department of Ecology and Environmental Science
PhD position in Molecular Biology

Application deadline 2024-07-30

  • Type of employment Temporary position
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Department of Molecularbiology
Post doctor (2 years) in molecular malaria research

Application deadline 2024-07-30

  • Type of employment Temporary position
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Department of Molecularbiology

Postdoctoral scholarships

Umeå University offers several scholarships for postdoctoral merit.
Go to all available postdoctoral scholarships

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Latest update: 2024-07-05