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:

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Anu
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Human Resources Specialist
Staff Services

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

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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 is looking for outstanding candidates for Data Manager position in the Data Science and Genetic Epidemiology Lab. The research group led by Dr. Andrea Ganna is interested in the development or application of methods to early identify common preventable diseases. The group is, together with the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, leading the FinRegistry research project in which the suitable candidate would help to manage and organize data. The position  include handling data permissions, organizing data dictionaries and documentation and working directly with the data by performing quality control procedures. 

A suitable candidate should be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills. The candidate should have experience in working with large datasets, health-related is a plus. Programming skills are also required.

Please read the whole job announcement and apply the position by 11 May, 2022.