Coordinator for Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Sep 2021

Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT is a joint research institute of Aalto University and the University of Helsinki with a mission to enhance the quality, visibility and impact of Finnish IT research. HIIT also supports the HICT doctoral education network which brings together doctoral students of computer science in Aalto University and University of Helsinki.

We are now looking for a

Coordinator for HIIT

Your role and tasks

HIIT’s coordinator co-operate with the leadership of HIIT. The work tasks can be adjusted according to the expertise and background of the applicant and may include the following tasks:

  • increasing the visibility of the HIIT community and developing the HIIT brand through, among others, the webpages ( and and social media channels
  • handling practicalities related to recruitment processes together with HR and Communications
  • developing the activities of the HICT doctoral education network
  • arrangements and planning of different events (e.g. scientific seminars, educational events, meetings of the steering group)
  • handling HIIT administrative duties, such as planning and reporting
  • enhancing industrial collaboration, partnership networks and societal impact

The roles and tasks can be modified according to the background, skills and education of the selected candidate. Please specify in the application which work tasks match best with your expertise and background and/or support your plans for personal development.

Your experience and ambitions

You are capable of taking your own initiative and work independently, you have practical experience of organizing events and your interaction and communication skills are good. You are ready to work in a dynamic and international environment, in particular in English. You have a university degree, preferably in the area of the institute or a similar area. You know how research work is done in practice in natural sciences/engineering. Doctoral education, experience of working in university administration or with stakeholder groups is beneficial.

What we offer?

We offer you an inspiring position in a multi-cultural environment full of professionals who are best in their field. As an employee of the university you will be provided with possibilities for learning and growth in changing worklife. To ensure the work-life balance we have possibility to remote work and flexible working hours. Our campus premises are modern and centrally located with good connections.

The main working place for the coordinator is at the Aalto University campus in Otaniemi, but the work tasks may at times require working also at the University of Helsinki Kumpula campus.

The position is fixed-term until 31.7.2025.

Ready to apply?

If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruitment system by 30.9.2021.

If you are already working at Aalto University please apply internally via Workday HR-system.

We will read the applications and possibly start the interviews already during the application period.

If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to Director of HIIT Petri Myllymäki or Vice-Director of HIIT Patrik Floreen,

To apply, please share the following application materials with us:

- CV

- Application with salary request

HIIT - Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT

HICT -  Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in ICT

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