Application deadline: 2018-10-31

A position as full professor in forestry related plant physiology is open at the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU, Umeå.

The department forms, together with the Department of Plant Physiology, Umeå University, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC,, one of Europe's strongest research centres in experimental plant biology. Within UPSC, around 190 people are employed, including more than 30 research leaders. The research at UPSC is focused on plant biology and plant biotechnology, with research groups working on, for example, plant cell biology, plant molecular biology, ecophysiology and forest genetics. The centre is very well equipped with state of the art technology platforms for functional genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, microscopy, tree transformation and a transgenic plant growth facility. Several major research projects are ongoing within the centre, for example Bio4Energy ( and Trees and Crops for the Future ( The centre recently received funding from Vinnova to establish a national competence centre in forest biotechnology (  

You can find more information about possible project or exam works (Master thesis) at the Umeå Plant Science Centre here:
It is also possible to do your Bachelor thesis at the Umeå Plant Science Centre. Please contact the leader of the group you would like to work with directly. You can find a list with all group leaders here:

UPSC group leaders:
UPSC associated group leaders: