Postdoctoral Researcher in Pain Chronobiology, Finland

Postdoc in Finland

Postdoctoral Researcher in Pain Chronobiology: The University of Helsinki, a leading institution in Nordics and Europe, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position at the Translational Pain Research group, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine. Led by Academy Research Fellow Dr. Vinko Palada, the group focuses on investigating circadian regulation of chronic pain and associated comorbidities, utilizing cutting-edge methods such as high-throughput omics, molecular biology, and drug library screens. The researcher will have the opportunity to join existing projects or initiate new projects within the group’s main research areas, contributing to the revolution of pain mechanisms understanding and development of new therapies for pain relief.

DesignationPostdoctoral Researcher in Pain Chronobiology
Research AreaNeuroscience, Biology, Chronobiology, Pharmacology, Sleep Medicine
LocationHelsinki, Finland
Eligibility/QualificationPhD in relevant discipline, at least two first-author publications, experience in pain, sleep, and circadian research preferred
Job DescriptionConduct experiments, supervise students, draft manuscripts, and contribute to funding applications
How to ApplySubmit a single PDF file including CV, motivation letter, list of publications, and three references through the University of Helsinki electronic recruitment system
Last Date for ApplyMay 9th, 2024

Contract and Work Benefits: The position is a fixed 1-year appointment with the possibility of extension, starting on June 1st, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Helsinki offers comprehensive services to its employees, including occupational health care and professional development opportunities.

Application Requirements:

  1. CV (Europass CV template recommended)
  2. Motivation letter (up to two pages)
  3. List of publications
  4. Three reference contacts

Deadline for Application: Thursday, May 9th, 2024.

For further information, please contact Dr. Vinko Palada ( For inquiries about the application process, please contact HR Specialist Päivi Sinisalo: For technical support with the recruitment system, please contact

The University of Helsinki encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and genders.



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