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EIT Project Managers

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 19.5.2017
Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

Aalto University Research and Innovation Services has opened three 5 year fixed term positions for

EIT Project Managers

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) forms a solid part of the European Union framework program Horizon 2020. EIT connects business, education and in dynamic border crossing partnerships known as Knowledge and Innovation Communities - KICs.

Aalto University is a partner in three KICs: Climate-KIC, which is concentrated around challenges within climate change, EIT Digital, where a world-class information and communication society is created and EIT Raw Materials, which ensures the availability, usability and sustainable use of raw materials within business and society.

Aalto is now calling for three EIT Project Managers to be assigned to each of the three KICs in which Aalto is involved. Working with the academic leaders of the KICs and the support services at Aalto, each Project Manager will coordinate Aalto’s EIT activities in the university, nationally and internationally. EIT KICs’ activities are connected with education, research related innovation and business. Broad experience of the core functions of the university is expected from the Project Managers.

Project Manager position is part of the service organization at Aalto. Project Manager will be responsible for the smooth administration as well as overall communication of the EIT activities and, together with the team, in developing the EIT operations at Aalto.

Requirements for applicants:

- interest in research, innovation business and/or education,
- higher education,
- experience of international project management,
- fluent written and spoken English skills,
- independent and active way of working
- willing to perform in demanding tasks and good negotiation and cooperation skills

We appreciate the knowledge of the European Union funding programs and the university field and abilities in project management. Also own research experience and doctoral degree are highly valued.

Expertise of the Project Managers in different KICs:

- Climate-KIC: preferably a doctoral degree in climate related science and special interest in entrepreneurship and education
- EIT Digital: preferably a doctoral degree in the IT-area and special interest in education
- EIT Raw Materials: preferably doctoral degree in chemistry or material sciences and special interest in research founded innovations and education

We offer a very interesting and challenging working position, support from the work community and possibilities for wide professional development. Salary is based on university’s salary system.

More information about the positions can be asked from Senior Manager Marja-Leena Markkula, p. +358 50 546 8789 (on 19th and 29th May)

Climate-KIC, Professor Mark Hughes p.+ 358 50 512 2615
EIT Digital, Professor Petri Vuorimaa p, +358 50 3399 712
EIT Raw Materials; Professor Jari Koskinen p. +358 50 595 6677 and
EIT Raw Materials Coordinator Annukka Santasalo-Aarnio p. +358 50 304 4482

e-mails: forename.surname@aalto.fi

Please submit your application and CV by 5th of June to recruitment system. Please define on your application on which KIC's Project Manager position you are most interested in?