Skip to content
printicon

Open positions

Umeå University welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines.

2018-04-15
Professor of Food and Nutrition with a specialisation in Food Sociology
  • Permanent position
  • 100 %
  • Institutionen för kostvetenskap
Show description

Professor of Food and Nutrition with a specialisation in Food Sociology The Department of Food and Nutrition is advertising for a Professor of Food and Nutrition with a specialisation in Food Sociology. Tasks The specialisation covers sociological studies in the field of food and meals. The post requires the professor to manage research activities and develop the research environment at the Department by conducting research, and teaching and supervising doctoral students. The professor should... Read more

2018-04-03
Professor of Educational Work with a Focus on Language and Practice-Based School Research
  • Permanent position
  • 100 %
  • Institutionen för språkstudier
Show description

The Department of Language Studies offers first and second cycle education in English, Finnish, French, Italian, Linguistics, Russian, Sami, Spanish, Language Didactics, Scandinavian Languages and German as well courses within teacher education programmes at basic and advanced levels. Third cycle education is conducted within Linguistics, Literature, Language Didactics, Pedagogical Practices with a Focus on Language, and Sami Studies. More information: www.sprak.umu.se Description and work... Read more

2018-04-03
1-2 postdoctoral positions in peace and conflict studies
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100
  • Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Show description

The Department of Political Science is now hiring 1-2 post-doctoral fellows in peace and conflict studies. The post-doc position(s) are fixed term employment, 24 months, full time in residence at Umeå University, Sweden. The holder of the position will be based in Umeå and conduct research (at least 80%) and teach at the most 20% of full time employment. The first day of employment is 1 September 2018, or as agreed, but no later than January 2019. The Department of Political Science at Umeå... Read more

2018-03-26
Group Leader with Cryo-EM expertise at The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100 %
  • Molekylär Infektionsmedicin, Sverige
Show description

MIMS ( http://www.mims.umu.se/ ) seeks excellent young researchers who are interested in becoming new Group Leaders for innovative research in Molecular Infection Medicine. MIMS intends to recruit a new Group Leader with Cryo-EM expertise in the coming year, and funding is at first for a five-year period, with the option of extension up to a total of nine years after external evaluation in the fourth year. Applicants should have documented successful research in areas relevant to molecular... Read more

2018-03-19
PhD student in Science Education and Gender
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för naturvetenskapernas och matematikens didaktik
Show description

Description of the department and the research environment. In collaboration with the Graduate School of Gender Studies at Umeå University, we are looking for a PhD student in educational work or subject didactics with a focus on science and gender. The position is located at the Department of Science and Mathematics Education , http://www.nmd.umu.se/english/, which carries out training in primarily teacher education, as well as research and development in education science. The subject... Read more

2018-03-19
PhD position in literature with a gender focus
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100
  • Institutionen för språkstudier
Show description

The Department of Language Studies in cooperation with the Graduate School of Gender Studies advertises one PhD position in the main field of English, Russian, or Spanish Literature, with a focus on gender . We welcome your application no later than 19 March 2018. The Department of Language Studies was formed is 2008 and is now an established centre for innovative research across the traditional disciplines of linguistics, Scandinavian languages, modern languages and literatures (English,... Read more

2018-03-19
PhD student in Philosophy with orientation towards Gender Studies
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
Show description

The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, in collaboration with the research school in gender studies at the Umeå Centre for Gender Studies, invites applications for the doctoral training program in Philosophy. Research Environment The department offers courses and awards degrees at the undergraduate (first-cycle), advanced (second-cycle), and graduate (third-cycle) level. Research is pursued in a broad spectrum of areas, including epistemology, feminist philosophy,... Read more

2018-03-19
PhD student in Religious Studies with orientation towards Gender Studies
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
Show description

The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious studies in collaboration with the research school in gender studies at the Umeå Center for Gender Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in Religious Studies. Research Environment The Department offers undergraduate programs leading to B.A. degrees as well as graduate programs leading to M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Religious Studies and Theology. Research is conducted in the fields of History of Religions,... Read more

2018-03-19
5 postgraduate students at the Graduate School of Gender Studies
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)
Show description

  Appointment as a postgraduate student requires being admitted to postgraduate studies in one of the subjects listed below at Umeå University. The postgraduate education consists of a collaboration between the postgraduate subjects and the Graduate School of Gender studies, and requires the dissertation to have a focus related to gender studies. The Graduate School is located at the Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS) at Umeå University. 1 ap pointment in literature with a gender focus at... Read more

2018-03-16
Senior Lecturer in Architecture
  • Permanent position
  • 100%
  • Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet
Show description

Umeå School of Architecture is announcing a position as Senior Lecturer in Architecture with focus on contemporary architecture theory and history and ethics in design thinking. The position is a permanent position for full time and with starting date as soon as possible by agreement. The final date for applications is 2018-03-16 Tasks The main tasks are research and teaching at the first and second cycle within the Architecture program and teaching within the research education. In addition ... Read more

2018-03-16
Senior Lecturer in Architecture
  • Permanent position
  • 100%
  • Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet
Show description

Umeå School of Architecture is announcing a position as Senior Lecturer in Architecture with focus on social sustainable development and the application of new digital technologies. The position is a permanent position for full time and with starting date as soon as possible by agreement. The final date for applications is 2018-03-16. Tasks The main tasks are research and teaching at the first and second cycle within the Architecture program and teaching within the research education. In... Read more

2018-03-15
Postdoctoral position (2 years) in Magnetospheric physics
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för fysik
Show description

The Department of Physics is looking for an outstanding candidate for a postdoctoral position in magnetospheric physics. This is a full-time (100%) position for two years. Starting date as soon as possible or according to agreement. The postdoctoral project will be conducted in close collaboration with scientists from the University of Colorado, the Finnish Meteorological Institute, and Shandong University, Weihai. Application deadline is March 15, 2018. Project description The aim of the... Read more

2018-03-09
Phd student in Media and Communication studies
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Culture and Media Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in Media and Communication studies. The Department of Culture and Media Studies is part of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Umeå University and has around 60 employees. The unique combination of... Read more

2018-03-09
PhD student in History
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges .p The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in History. The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies conducts teaching and research in Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology, Philosophy, History,... Read more

2018-03-09
Doctoral student in Educational Work towards Creative subjects
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för estetiska ämnen i lärarutbildningen
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Creative Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in Educational Work The department of Creative Studies conducts research in Educational Work, a pratice-related subject studying  teaching activity in school and in teacher education. Applicants need to have ... Read more

2018-03-09
Phd student in Archaeology or Environmental Archaeology
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in Archaeology or Environmental Archaeology The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies conducts teaching and research in Archaeology, Environmental... Read more

2018-03-09
PhD student in Philosophy
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in Philosophy The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies conducts teaching and research in Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology, Philosophy, History,... Read more

2018-03-09
PhD student in Religious studies
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in Religious Studies. The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies conducts teaching and research in Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology, Philosophy,... Read more

2018-03-09
PhD student in Ethnology
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Culture and Media Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in ethnology. The Department of Culture and Media Studies is part of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Umeå University and has around 60 employees. The unique combination of disciplines makes it ... Read more

2018-03-09
PhD position in Sami Studies
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för språkstudier
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Language Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in Sami Studies . The Department of Language Studies was formed is 2008 and is now an established center for innovative research across the traditional disciplines of linguistics, Scandinavian languages, mode... Read more

2018-03-09
PhD position in English, Russian or Spanish Literature
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för språkstudier
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Language Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in English, Russian, or Spanish Literature. The Department of Language Studies was formed is 2008 and is now an established center for innovative research across the traditional disciplines of linguistics,... Read more

2018-03-09
PhD position in Linguistics
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för språkstudier
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges . The Department of Language Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in English, General, Russian, Sami or Scandinavian Linguistics. The Department of Language Studies was formed is 2008 and is now an established center for innovative research across the traditional discipline... Read more

2018-03-09
PhD student in History of Science and Ideas
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier
Show description

The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence. The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges .p The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies invites applications for the doctoral training program in History of Science and Ideas. The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies conducts teaching and research in Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology,... Read more

2018-03-08
PhD position in Molecular Biology
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för molekylärbiologi
Show description

We are looking for a PhD student in Technical-natural science with an orientation towards Molecular Biology and a special interest in Infection Biology. The position at the Department of Molecular Biology at Umeå University is temporary for four years to start immediately or as agreed.   PhD Project The project aims at studying the effect of acute and chronic infection/intoxication with bacteria expressing a novel family of bacterial toxins, known as genotoxins, which cause DNA damage in... Read more

2018-03-05
Doctoral student in law
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Juridiska institutionen
Show description

The Department of Law is expansive and currently has close to sixty employees. The department is responsible for the law program and individual legal courses, and also participates in several other academic programs. For more detailed information, see our website: www.jus.umu.se .   The Department of Law hereby advertises a full-time doctoral student position to conduct doctoral studies in law. The starting date for the position is July 1, 2018 or upon agreement. We particularly like to see... Read more

2018-03-05
Assistant Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100 %
  • Institutionen för molekylärbiologi
Show description

The Department of Molecular Biology constitutes a dynamic and internationally successful research environment that belongs to both the Faculty of Science and Technology and the Faculty of Medicine. We educate students at all levels within our main field of molecular biology and are about 175 people working in an internationalized environment (www.molbiol.umu.se). The research at the Department of Molecular Biology comprises a wide range of molecular biology-based initiatives within both scien... Read more

2018-03-05
Assistant Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology - focus on animal models
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100 %
  • Institutionen för molekylärbiologi
Show description

The Department of Molecular Biology constitutes a dynamic and internationally successful research environment that belongs to both the Faculty of Science and Technology and the Faculty of Medicine. We educate students at all levels within our main field of molecular biology and are about 175 people working in an internationalized environment (www.molbiol.umu.se). The research at the Department of Molecular Biology comprises a wide range of molecular biology-based initiatives within both scien... Read more

2018-03-02
Research Engineer in Discrete Mathematics
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik
Show description

The department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics is seeking to employ a research engineer in extremal combinatorics and/or discrete probability. Last application date is 2018-03-02. Duties and responsibilities You will work with Dr. Klas Markström as part of a project on extremal combinatorics financed by  ESSENCE.  In particular you will assist with programing of flag algebraic methods for extremal problems in combinatorics. Skills and qualifications Applicants must hold at minimum ... Read more

2018-03-01
Postdoctoral position (2 years) in machine learning and network science
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för fysik
Show description

The Department of Physics is looking for an exceptional Postdoc to join our interdisciplinary group at Integrated Science Lab, IceLab. This is a two-year full-time position. Application deadline is March 1, 2018. IceLab IceLab is a physical hub for interdisciplinary research hosted by the departments of Ecology and Environmental Science, Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, and Physics. We are about 20 researchers with different backgrounds. Together we work on solving life science proble... Read more

2018-02-28
PhD position in Molecular Biology
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100
  • Institutionen för molekylärbiologi
Show description

We are looking for a PhD student in Medical Science with an orientation towards Molecular Biology and a special interest in bioinformatics and bacterial stress response. The position at the Department of Molecular Biology at Umeå University is temporary for four years to start immediately or as agreed.   PhD project When bacteria encounter stressful conditions they rewire their intracellular physiology to increase their chances of survival until the environment becomes favourable again. One o... Read more

2018-02-28
ThePostdoctoral position in Computing Science with focus on Data Mining / Knowledge Systems
  • Probationary period
  • 100 %
  • Institutionen för datavetenskap
Show description

The Department of Computing Science, Umeå University  (http://www.cs.umu.se/english/) is seeking outstanding candidates for one postdoctoral researcher position within the field of data mining/knowledge systems, especially on heterogeneous data integration and knowledge federation. We are looking for a skilful researcher, who is able to contribute to our research environment through independent and innovative research, cooperate with other researchers, and assist in the supervision of PhD... Read more

2018-02-26
PhD student position in Medical Sciences with a research profile in radiation physics
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Radiofysik
Show description

Umeå University is hiring a PhD student in radiation physics with a research profile in quantitative magnetic resonance imaging. The position is at the Department of Radiation Sciences and covers four years of full-time studies. Applications should be submitted no later than 2018-02-26. Project description At diagnosis and follow-up of cancer, quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides means to compare pixels values between patients, time-points and studies, as well as an... Read more

2018-02-26
PhD student position in Medical Sciences with a research profile in radiation physics
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100 %
  • Radiofysik
Show description

Umeå University is hiring two PhD students in radiation physics with a research profile in deep learning and medical image analysis. The positions are at the Department of Radiation Sciences and covers four years of full-time studies. Applications should be submitted no later than February 26, 2018. Project description The purpose of these research projects is to develop advanced methods to simplify and automate the workflow in radiation treatment. The goal is to make current parts of the... Read more

2018-02-23
PhD-position in Medical Sciences with a research profile in Molecular Medicine
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Umeå centrum för molekylär medicin (UCMM)
Show description

This PhD student position in neural circuit controlling behaviour, is placed at Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine (UCMM) within Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM), Umeå University. WCMM in Umeå is part of a national plan for Sweden to regain its leading position in medical research (wcmm.umu.se). Behind the centre stands the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation together with, among others, Umeå University, Västerbotten County Council, the Kempe Foundation and the Cancer Research... Read more

2018-02-20
First Research Assistant at the department of Molecular biology
  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • 100%
  • Institutionen för molekylärbiologi
Show description

We are looking for a First research assistant in molecular microbiology to the Department of Molecular Biology at Umeå University, Sweden. The position is temporary for one year and available from 2018-03-01 or as agreed .   Umeå University is dedicated to providing creative environments for learning and work. We offer a wide variety of courses and programs, world leading research, and excellent innovation and collaboration opportunities. More than 4 400 employees and 34 000 students have... Read more