The University of Turku is the most international university in Finland (THE Rankings 2016) offering excellent career opportunities in seven faculties and seven independent units. Thanks to the outstanding services, compact campus and active academic community, you will feel at home from your first day at work!
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The University of Turku ranks among the TOP 1 % of universities worldwide (QS University World Ranking 2017). We solve today´s and tomorrow´s problems with the help of our basic research. We are committed to strengthen the researcher career path, open science and the research infrastructure and environments.

Our research is profiled through the following thematic collaborations:

Digital futures
Cultural memory and social change
Children, young people and learning
Drug development and diagnostics
Sea and maritime studies

The University of Turku has developed a strategy for entrepreneurial training and entrepreneurship, which incorporates goals for enhancing entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviour, and culture across the entire university and various activities.




The University campus is located in the active student city of Turku next to the city centre and Aura River. Turku is the former capital of Finland, where the first Finnish university was established in 1640. In Turku you are close to the unique archipelago of Soutwest Finland.


At the University of Turku you will have a front row seat at the development of Finnish and international research, education and innovations. Working and studying at the UTU is unique, creative and inspires new insights.
The University participates in many international science and innovations networks. Our staff and researchers attend the top conferences of the world and work in close cooperation with their international colleagues. In South-West Finland, in the Turku Region, The University is a strong influence and the third biggest employer in the City of Turku.
Come to work with us - we offer a wide range of vacancies and opportunities in teaching and research as well as service and expert positions. We are committed to equality, diversity and your career development.
Welcome to work with us at the University of Turku!


University of Turku
University of Turku
Plats: Turku, Finland | Ansök senast nov 30
Technical Designer (Euro-Bioimaging)
Turku Centre for Biotechnology, a joint department of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, seeks a technical designer to work with the Euro-BioImaging project from January 1st 2018 to December 31st, 2018. Euro-BioImaging (EuBI) ( provides...
University of Turku
University of Turku
Plats: Turku, Finland | Ansök senast dec 04
Project engineer (Turku Centre for Biotechnology)
Turku Centre for Biotechnology is looking for project engineer to work 50% at the flow cytometry division of the Cell Imaging Core and 50% at the Viral Vector Core starting from January 1, 2018 for one year in the first instance. The Cell Imaging Core is a multi-user facility...
University of Turku
University of Turku
Plats: Turku, Finland | Ansök senast jan 14
Open PhD student fixed-term position
PhD student position in the IoT4Health research group ( at department of Future technologies, University of Turku, Finland. A position is available for a PhD candidate on data/event mining and applied machine learning in the research group of Adj. prof....
University of Turku
University of Turku
Plats: Turku, Finland | Ansök senast dec 01
Research technician (metabolomics)
Turku Centre for Biotechnology is a joint research institute of University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, whose mission is to promote high quality research and training. Research groups in Centre carry out high quality research and core facilities offer expertise and...
University of Turku
University of Turku
Plats: Turku, Finland | Ansök senast dec 18
5 Postdoctoral Researcher positions in Science and Medicine
Research at the University of Turku is diverse and international. Our strongest fields of research form the basis for new and interdisciplinary projects. Numerous high positions in worldwide university rankings tell about the high quality of the university. Our research is...