Come work with us

Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which we at LUT University seek new solutions with our expertise in technology and business. We help society and businesses in their sustainable renewal.

Join our team of trailblazers in implementing our Trailblazer strategy and creating a better System Earth. Its components are:

  • Air – Turning emissions into opportunities
  • Energy – Transition to a carbon-neutral world
  • Business – Sustainable renewal of business and industry
  • Water – Refining sidestreams into value

We will make a difference by taking a novel approach, and we will lead the way. Welcome to join our scientific, international community of 6 500 students and experts.

Watch the video: LUT University Strategy 2030

Open positions

Link to open positions

Instructions: How to apply (pdf)Guidelines for teaching portfolio (pdf)

If you need any further information or in case of any problems, please do not hesitate to contact

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We offer you:

  • Campuses in Lappeenranta and Lahti, regional units in Kouvola and Mikkeli
  • Green Campus working environments – in Lappeenranta by the blue Lake Saimaa
  • Functional public transport connections
  • State-of-the-art occupational health care
  • A wide range of lunch restaurants
  • Workplace health promotion
  • The opportunity to study during working hours (2 x 45 min/week) 
  • A healthy work–life balance
  • Challenging and versatile duties in an international, vibrant environment

LUT as an employer

We support working together in all our activities. Our management is based on values by which we operate in a financially responsible and fair manner. Our values are:

  • Courage to succeed
  • Passion for innovation through science
  • Will to build well-beig

LUT promotes sustainable development and we are responsible in all operations. Our strategic choices, scientific research, academic education and social interaction are all guided by the principles of ecological, economic and social sustainability. Read more:

We support the maintenance and development of expertise for all of our employees.

Conduct research and make a difference

If you want to fully commit to conducting research in your field, LUT can offer you a flexible tenure track career and the opportunity to advance to a full professorship.

The University commits to a researcher's advancement in stages, provided that the researcher succeeds in the LUT performance evaluation system. An open international application process is applied to all levels of tenure track positions.

Educate problem solvers

For instruction in technology and business fields, LUT recruits experts possessing both solid scientific expertise and educational expertise. This is ensured in the recruitment of teaching staff by means of either a teaching portfolio attached to the application for employment or another record of teaching credentials.

For many Professor positions, candidates provide a teaching demonstration of their field, lasting approximately 20 minutes.

Key support tasks of support services

In the recruitment for University support services positions, in addition to professional expertise, open-mindedness and the courage to find new types of solutions are important characteristics we look for in candidates.

Knowledge that crosses boundaries, a focus on solutions, and the ability to cooperate with diverse people are also attributes that we value in our employees.

Equality and Non-Discrimination

The Equality and Non-Discrimination Plan supports the development of the LUT Universities into a work community where all members of the community are treated with respect. Our community does not accept inap-propriate treatment, discrimination or harassment. Equal treatment is actualised in interactive situations and in personnel management, recruitment, working conditions, salaries, and career development. The plan aims in a goal-oriented manner to attain the commitment of all LUT Group personnel to promoting equality and non-discrimination.

Contact Us

HR Director
Pirkko Partanen
tel. +358 400 540 798

LUT University

Lappeenranta Campus
Yliopistonkatu 34
53850 Lappeenranta, Finland
Tel. +358 29 446 2111

Lahti Campus
Mukkulankatu 19
15210 Lahti, Finland
Tel. +358 29 446 2111

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Trailblazers. Science with a purpose.