Career with us

We offer internationally recognized unique biomedical research environment in Helsinki. FIMM is the leading genetics and genomics research unit in Finland. We are managing petabytes of human genetic and health data and these datasets will increase tenfold in the forthcoming years. We’re daily collaborating with top researchers and research institutes in the world and international health-care companies to improve health and well-being on a global scale.

FIMM collaborates locally with the Faculty of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital and Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. We are hosting a national Centre of Excellence in Complex Disease Genetics of the Academy of Finland and leading FinnGen, a large-scale genomics study of the Finnish population.

FIMM - an Ecosystem for Genetic Discovery and Clinical Translation. This video was prepared for ASHG 2019.

We promote research careers at different levels and participate in international researcher training. FIMM Group leaders will be provided with resources, capabilities and an exciting and fertile research environment to advance their careers in Finland.  With EMBL-style contracts based on a 5+4 years’ model with a mid-term review, the group leaders have the time to prove the feasibility and impact of their bold research proposals. For the Group Leaders, FIMM provides attractive sustainable support packages, including salaries for the group leader, 1-2 postdoctoral fellows, 2-3 doctoral students and technician(s), consumables and modern laboratory facilities. 

The contact person regarding all HiLIFE recruitments is Anu Roine:

Human Resources Specialist
Staff Services

 When starting a recruitment please contact Anu Roine and Sanni Hyppönen:

Human Resources Coordinator
Staff Services


Open positions

Below you will find information about the open positions currently available at FIMM. If none are listed, we do not have any open positions at the moment.

FIMM and Bayer are currently seeking outstanding candidates for a 50% Study Manager Trainee (Bayer)/50% Postdoctoral Researcher (FIMM) position.

Both FIMM and Bayer are keen to promote industry-academia partnerships. This position is a way to foster flexible career advancement opportunities. The successful candidate will garner rich and varied insights into industrial drug development processes, while at the same time gaining academic research experience.

A successful candidate holds a doctoral degree in oncology, cell- and molecular biology or computational biology, or other related fields, and has a solid publication track. Expertise in oncology is considered an advantage. 

The successful candidate will occupy two 50% positions: one at Bayer in clinical trials management and one at FIMM in postdoctoral level research. The positions are not based on scientific collaboration and require flexibility in scheduling, but uniquely provide two distinct work experiences at the same time, an opportunity for personal growth and career merit accumulation.

More information and application process:

FIMM/Bayer position job announcement 

Applications should be submitted by April 30.