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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

2022-09-30
Assistant Professor in Nursing, Radiography, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Occupational Therapy or Sports Medicine with opportunity for combined clinical appointment
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100 %
  • Department Medicinska fakulteten
2022-09-30
Assistant professor in a subject of choice at the Faculty of Medicine
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100 %
  • Department Medicinska fakulteten
2022-09-15
Ph.D. Student Position in medical science, pediatrics
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Institutionen för klinisk vetenskap
2022-09-01
Postdoctoral position in molecular neuroscience project A
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Institutionen för molekylärbiologi

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.