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The University of Turku is the most international university in Finland (THE Rankings 2016) offering excellent career opportunities in seven faculties and seven independent units. Thanks to the outstanding services, compact campus and active academic community, you will feel at home from your first day at work!
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The University of Turku ranks among the TOP 1 % of universities worldwide (QS University World Ranking 2017). We solve today´s and tomorrow´s problems with the help of our basic research. We are committed to strengthen the researcher career path, open science and the research infrastructure and environments.

Our research is profiled through the following thematic collaborations:

Digital futures
Cultural memory and social change
Children, young people and learning
Drug development and diagnostics
Sea and maritime studies

The University of Turku has developed a strategy for entrepreneurial training and entrepreneurship, which incorporates goals for enhancing entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviour, and culture across the entire university and various activities.




The University campus is located in the active student city of Turku next to the city centre and Aura River. Turku is the former capital of Finland, where the first Finnish university was established in 1640. In Turku you are close to the unique archipelago of Soutwest Finland.


At the University of Turku you will have a front row seat at the development of Finnish and international research, education and innovations. Working and studying at the UTU is unique, creative and inspires new insights.
The University participates in many international science and innovations networks. Our staff and researchers attend the top conferences of the world and work in close cooperation with their international colleagues. In South-West Finland, in the Turku Region, The University is a strong influence and the third biggest employer in the City of Turku.
Come to work with us - we offer a wide range of vacancies and opportunities in teaching and research as well as service and expert positions. We are committed to equality, diversity and your career development.
Welcome to work with us at the University of Turku!


University of Turku
University of Turku
Location: Turku, Finland | Closing on Oct 10
Vice rector
Join our multidisciplinary and international academic community of 25,000 students and employees! We are looking for vice rectors for a five-year term starting on 1 January 2020. Together with the Rector of the University of Turku, the vice rectors develop the University...
University of Turku
University of Turku
Location: Turku, Finland | Closing on Sep 25
Project researcher / Doctoral candidate positions on Programmable Systems for Intelligence in Automobiles (ECSEL/ PRYSTINE Project)
Communication systems lab at Department of Future Technologies, University of Turku is looking for project researchers / PhD candidates on security and safety of autonomous road vehicles. The positions are fixed term employment that starts as soon as possible and...
University of Turku
University of Turku
Location: Turku, Finland | Closing on Sep 20
Utuling, Doctoral Candidate (study right or the salaried position) autumn 2019
The Doctoral Programme for Languages and Translations Studies Utuling invites during the application period 2 September – 20 September 2019 applications for:  a) the right to study for a doctoral degree at the University of Turku begins on January 1, 2020 b) fixed-term...
University of Turku
University of Turku
Location: Turku, Finland | Closing on Sep 20
TuDMM, Doctoral candidate (right to study for a doctoral degree and/or funded position)
The University of Turku is a world-class multidisciplinary research university which offers interesting challenges and a unique vantage point to national and international research and education. Turku Doctoral Programme of Molecular Medicine (TuDMM), Doctoral candidate...
University of Turku
University of Turku
Location: Turku, Finland | Closing on Sep 20
PCS, Doctoral Candidate (right to study and/or funded position)
Apply for a Doctoral Candidate Position in the Doctoral Programme in Physical and Chemical Sciences (PCS) Please read carefully both application guidelines and the application...