The Institute of Biotechnology (BI) is an international research unit within the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) of the University of Helsinki. The research groups of BI conduct research and develop infrastructures in biotechnology and modern biosciences at the highest international level, actively applying the results for the benefit of society.
The Institute of Biotechnology invites applications from outstanding candidates for the position of Group Leader in the areas of Molecular and Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genomics and Quantitative Biology, Structural Biology, or Plant Biology. The position is initially for five years with a possibility for a 4-year extension at BI based on external evaluation and eventual tenure at a relevant faculty of the University of Helsinki following commendable evaluation. Early career stage researchers are especially encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate has a solid track record including a PhD or equivalent degree, post-doctoral experience in an international setting, and recent demonstration of excellence in research. The candidate is expected to develop an independent externally funded line of research.
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