Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Tampere Immunoexcellence TIE), two positions/ Tutkijatohtori (TIE) kaksi tehtävää

Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences create a unique environment for multidisciplinary, inspirational and high-impact research and education. Our universities community has its competitive edges in technology, health and society.

 The Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology (MET) and the Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC) at Tampere University are inviting applications for two  fixed-term positions of Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Tampere Immunoexcellence (TIE) is a multidisciplinary research platform to strengthen vaccine research at Tampere University.

Job desription

  • TIE fellows will conduct research related to vaccines in a suitable field, such as immunology, clinical medicine, public health or, related field.
  • The positions aim to support career development of early-stage researchers.  
  • Successful applicants should have a link to ongoing research in the MET or SOC Faculties at Tampere University.
  • However, we also encourage submission of independent project proposals in vaccine-related research. 
  • The candidate will contribute to strengthening of vaccine-related research for the Faculties, including expanding the network of collaborators. 
  • The incumbent will also take a role in mentoring predoctoral fellows.


  • The successful candidates will have a doctoral degree in an appropriate field, a proven track-record of research in a field related to vaccines, such as immunology, clinical medicine, public health or related field. A record of research linked directly to vaccines is required. 
  • International experience is considered a strong merit and the candidate is expected to submit a feasible mobility plan with the application. 
  • Proficiency in English is required. 
  • A brief statement outlining research interests and a letter of support from a research group leader at Tampere University is required for the application to be considered. 

We offer 

The positions are full-time and will be filled for a fixed-term period up to one year. The appointments are expected to start on July 2021. Trial period of six (6) months applies to all new employees.

The salary will be based on both the job demands and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the University Salary System. According to the criteria applied to teaching and research staff, the position of a Doctoral Researcher is placed on the job demands levels 5-6. 

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, such as occupational health care, flexible working hours, excellent sports facilities on campus and several restaurants and cafés on campus with staff discounts. Please read more about working at Tampere University.

How to apply

Please submit your application through our online recruitment system. The closing date for applications is May 25, 2021 (at 23.59 EEST / +3 UTC). 

The following documents should accompany your application:

  • Motivation letter (max. 1 page)
  • CV
  • List of publications according to Academy of Finland guidelines (max. 20 of your most important publications)
  • Research plan including mobility plan (max. 6 pages)
  • Letter of recommendation from a research group leader at Tampere University

For more information, please contact:
Professor Vesa Hytönen, vesa.hytonen(at)


Tampereen yliopisto ja Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu muodostavat yhdessä Suomen toiseksi suurimman monitieteisen, innostavan ja vaikuttavan tutkimus- ja oppimisyhteisön. Korkeakouluyhteisömme osaamiskärjet ovat tekniikka, terveys ja yhteiskunta. Lue lisää:

Tampereen yliopiston Lääketieteen ja terveysteknologian tiedekunnassa ja Yhteiskuntatieteiden tiedekunnassa  on haettavana kaksi tutkijatohtorin tehtävää yhden vuoden määräajaksi.

Tehtävänkuvaus ja hakuohjeet

Lue tarkemmat tiedot tehtävästä ja hakuohjeet yllä olevasta englanninkielisestä ilmoituksesta. Jätäthän hakemuksesi yliopiston sähköisellä hakulomakkeella (linkki löytyy tämän ilmoituksen alta).


Professori Vesa Hytönen, Vesa.Hytonen(at)

Hakuaika tehtävään päättyy 25.05.2021 klo 23:59.

Application period starts: 2021-04-29 11:30Application period ends: 2021-05-25 23:59