Career development for researchers

Umeå University is keen to provide you with excellent opportunities for your development as a researcher and offer a wide range of support for your research career. We want you to contribute to our creative work environment and to develop in an atmosphere characterised by closeness between disciplines, which stimulates new exciting collaborations.

The University has invested in a long-term approach to give all researchers a chance to succeed. There are explicit career paths and allocation of research funding, which encourages the possibility to challenge boundaries and seek the unknown.

We have an objective to offer all our employees an individual development plan, containing targeted activities to support professional development, not least in the following areas:

  • Mobility
  • Networking
  • Career advice
  • Academic skills and development
  • Company and organizational interaction

Read more about your career development options