Open position for a PhD student and post-doctoral researcher in the stem cell research at the University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is a leading Nordic university with a strong life science research. An international academic community with a critical outlook and a creative attitude is aiming to build a better future together.
Helsinki Institute of Life Science, HiLIFE, is a new life science institute at the University of Helsinki established in 2017 supporting high quality research across campuses and life science faculties. HiLIFE builds on existing strengths, new recruits and partnerships to create an attractive international environment for solving grand challenges in health, food, and environment. It coordinates research infrastructures in life sciences, provides research-based interdisciplinary training and supports researchers within its units and partner faculties.

HiLIFE operates mainly in the campuses of Meilahti and Viikki. In Meilahti top-notch medical research, education and care meet daily to benefit of the patients and the entire society. Meilahti provides access to state of the art core facilities for imaging, genomics, proteomics and metabolomics, as well as bioinformatics. It is also home to the Faculty of Medicine and the Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH) which makes it an interactive research community with interests in a broad range of topics from fundamental biological research to clinical applications.

The group of Sara Wickström has just moved to the HiLIFE Meilahti campus from the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Germany and is looking for outstanding candidates for a

PhD student in stem cell and cell mechanics research. A fully funded 4-year fellowship (with 6 month trial period) starting from 1.3.2018 or later. More information and application at www.helsinki.fi/fi/avoimet-tyopaikat/phd-student-in-stem-cell-and-cell-mechanics-research

Post-doctoral researcher in stem cell research for 2 years fixed term (with 6 month trial period) starting from 1.3.2018 with possibility of extension up to 4 years. More information and application at www.helsinki.fi/fi/avoimet-tyopaikat/post-doctoral-researcher-in-stem-cell-research

Deadline for applications is February 5, 2018.