Do you want to work with us? We're always looking for new talent. Here you can see all the University's vacancies and how to apply. You can also create a subscription so you don't miss new announcements. We look forward to receiving your application.

How to apply for vacancies

Simplify the applications process with a user account

It is quick to create a user account. When you have an account, you no longer need to enter your personal details every time you want to submit an application. The account also offers an overview of your applications and any messages we have sent you via the system. The messages are also sent to your email address, so you do not need to monitor your account.

If you do not already have an account, you have two options:

  1. Create an account with the same email address as the one you used in the application. When you have done this, you can edit your application when you log into the account. This is the recommended option.
  2. Click 'Apply' in the vacancy notice and fill in the same email address as the one used in your application, as well as all the other required details. Your application will automatically be updated with this information.

You can also create an account at a later date. As long as you provide the same email address as the one used in the application, any previous information will appear in your account.

Log in or register an account

Updating your application

You can update your application for as long as the application period is open. To make changes to an attached document, first update the document on your computer, then upload the new document. 

Keep your contact details up to date

In order to enable us to get in touch with you, it is important that you keep your contact details up to date. If you do not have an account, email any changes to If you have an account, log in and update your personal information. If your email address has changed, log in with the old address and register the new one.

Subscribe and be notified

You can also subscribe and be notified when a new job ad is posted. Please note that you can only have one subscription per email address.

You can unsubscribe at any time via a link in the subscription emails. After 12 months, you will receive an email offering you to renew your subscription, otherwise your subscription will be automatically deleted.

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Your application is a public document

Malmö University is a public authority, which means that members of the public have the right to obtain official documents upon request, including your application and any other documents related to the recruitment. If you have a protected identity, make one of the contacts on the job listing aware in order to get more information on how to proceed.

Assessment of your application

Applications are selected on the basis of registered qualifications and education. Please complete your application carefully and attach the required documents.

More about recruitment procedures

Find out more about the procedures for hiring university teachers and other academic staff.

Appointment Rules at Malmö University

Qualifications portfolio for lecturers and researchers at Malmö University

Guidelines for the appointment of associate professors at Malmö University

Contact us

EURAXESS – career opportunities in and beyond Europe

EURAXESS serves as an arena for the European Research Area, facilitating researcher mobility, supporting career development, translating policies into everyday working practice and promoting transnational academic collaboration and standards.

Malmö University is part of the network as a EURAXESS Centre, providing local information, practical advice and support to its researchers, units and departments. You can contact International Staff Support for more information. All services are free of charge.

On the EURAXESS web portal, you can, for example

  • search for research jobs, fellowships, funding opportunities and personalised assistance
  • register for free and upload your CV to the database
  • enhance your career development
  • find practical information about living and working in European countries
  • find a list of EURAXESS Centres
  • access EURAXESS Worldwide.

Visit the European EURAXESS portal
Visit the Swedish EURAXESS portal

International Staff Support

If you join us at Malmö University, International Staff Support will make it as smooth as possible for you by helping and guiding you through all steps in the process. Sweden is a welcoming place, and we will do everything we can to make sure you feel welcome even before your arrival. Do not hesitate to contact International Staff Support if you have any questions.

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