The Tumor Genomics Research Group at the University of Helsinki is looking for a graduate student & post-doctoral researcher

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki conducts high-quality research and provides research-based basic and post-graduate education in medicine and dentistry, psychology and logopedics. The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki is located in the Meilahti-Ruskeasuo Campus, offering excellent opportunities for close collaboration with both the University Hospital and public sector research institutes (the National Institute of Health and Welfare, the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health).

Research Programs Unit of the Faculty of Medicine is a top-quality research environment. Unit’s five research program comprises groups that integrate clinical, translational and biomedical research.

The Tumor Genomics Research Group at the University of Helsinki’s Faculty of Medicine, is one of the largest biomedical research groups in Finland with a 30-member research team, including biologists, computer scientists and medical doctors. The group focuses on understanding the causes and mechanisms of tumorigenesis, particularly in uterine leiomyoma and colorectal cancer. Here, researchers are given the opportunity to work in an internationally acclaimed research environment and good working atmosphere. The group offers the availability of state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and bioinformatic resources for high-throughput analyses. The work has led to publications in journals such as Science, Nature, and New England Journal of Medicine.

The group is part of the Academy of Finland funded Center of Excellence in Tumor Genetics (CoETG) with a special focus on understanding the interplay between genetic and environmental signals leading to neoplasia.

We are currently seeking an outstanding candidate for a


The open positions are in the fields of cancer genetics, systems biology and bioinformatics research.
More information and application
          graduate student position: www.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/graduate-student-position

          post-doctoral researcher: www.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/post-doctoral-researcher

Closing date for applications is 30.11.2017.