Laboratory Technician, Taipale Lab



About the job

Research Programs Unit at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki invites applications for a fixed-term position of a

Laboratory Technician

until the end of year 2025 in the Taipale lab Medical system biology .

About The Position

The tasks of the job include maintaining the lab equipment, lab ordering and supporting the lab colleagues in logistics and ideally experimental work. The lab is embedded in the ATG research program of the Medical School in the University of Helsinki located at the Biomedicum 1 (Meilahti Campus) and within a very diverse, dynamic and international environment.

Candidates trained in the Life Sciences program and with previous lab experience are very encouraged to apply.

The chosen applicant is expected to reside in Finland while employed by the University of Helsinki.

What We Offer

The salary is based on the job requirement scheme for specialist and support staff according to the salary system of the Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a personal salary component. In total, the starting gross salary of a laboratory technician is typically around 2800-2900 EUR per month. The starting date is negotiable, but we hope the appointee will be able to take up the position latest in May 2024.

The University of Helsinki invests in the welfare of its employees by offering flexible working hours, preventative occupational health services and general medical care, sports facilities, and opportunities for professional development. For further information please check staff benefits and read more about why the University of Helsinki is an excellent career choice.

How To Apply

Applications should be submitted through the University of Helsinki Recruitment System via the ”Apply now” button. Applicants who are currently employed by the University of Helsinki are requested to submit their application via the SAP Fiori portal at https://msap.sap.helsinki.fi. The closing date for applications is 6 May 2024 at 23:59 EET.

Applicants of any gender, linguistic and cultural background or from members of minority groups are welcomed. You can read more about working at the university on our website .

For informal inquiries please contact Petros Papadopoulos (petros.papadopoulos (at) helsinki.fi).

For information on the recruitment process, please contact HR Specialist Päivi Sinisalo (hr-ltdk (at) helsinki.fi).

About Us

The University of Helsinki (UH), founded in 1640, is a vibrant scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities and ranks among the top 100 international universities in the world. It is currently investing heavily in life sciences research. UH offers comprehensive services to its employees, including occupational health care and health insurance, sports facilities, and opportunities for professional development.

The Faculty of Medicine promotes high quality scientific research. It provides research-based undergraduate and postgraduate education in medicine, dentistry, psychology and logopedics, and an international Master’s Programme in Translational Medicine. It also offers psychotherapist education. In addition to its teaching and research activities, the faculty serves as a significant expert organisation in the healthcare sector and contributes to the discourse on ethics in the field. The faculty aims to be one of the best medical research faculties in the world, while reinforcing its status as a distinguished institution of multidisciplinary education in healthcare. The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki constitutes the academic medical centre together with HUS Helsinki University Hospital and the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE). This medical centre has been successful in international comparisons, ranking among the top 10 medical campuses in Europe and the top 50 globally.

Research Programs Unit (RPU) of the Faculty of Medicine consolidates demonstrated research excellence, with focused research programs addressing the greatest challenges in human health.