Hourly worker for Aalto Science Institute (AScI)

Aalto University
December 07, 2022
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Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. We shape a sustainable future by making research breakthroughs in and across our disciplines, sparking the game changers of tomorrow and creating novel solutions to major global challenges. Our community is made up of 12 000 students, 400 professors and close to 4 000 other faculty and staff working on our dynamic campus in Espoo, Greater Helsinki, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community's diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

The Aalto Science Institute (AScI, https: // www. aalto.fi/aalto-science- institute) has been running a highly successful international summer research (internship) programme since 2012. In 2022 the programme received 1330 applications from 70 countries for the 55 available positions in 12 departments across 4 Aalto schools. The selected interns were of outstanding quality. More information is available at https: // www. aalto.fi/en/aalto- science-institute-asci/aalto-science-institute-international-summer-research- programme. “The Aalto Science Institute internship programme offers bachelor 's and master's students summer employment opportunities to participate first-hand in topical research, to interact with the premier research groups at Aalto University, and to network in an international environment. In support of AScI's role in internationalisation, the internships are open to students from all countries. Cultural and social activities enrich this unique summer experience in Finland”.

AScI is now seeking an

Hourly worker

to work part-time alongside the Coordinator of AScI to assist with the managing the internship program for the period of 1.1.2023 – 31.8.2023. It is expected, but not guaranteed, that this job will repeat yearly.

Job requirements

The duties are varied and include but are not limited to:

  • Answering queries from applicants and recruits
  • Internal communication and maintenance of excel lists and wiki pages
  • Processing letters of recommendation
  • Communicating with AYY regarding student housing
  • Helping the recruits on arrival in Finland
  • Assisting in organizing social events during summer
  • We are looking for applicants with

  • good and detailed data management practices
  • some familiarity with international mobility issues
  • a friendly and helpful mindset
  • a flexible work schedule (as the workload can vary from day to day)
  • a fluent command of English
  • This is a part-time job where weekly hours vary depending on the phase of the recruitment process. The busiest time is in January-March, when the estimated working time is about 15 hours per week. In April-August the estimated working time may be 5 hours per week. The job requires about 300 hours in total, and most of the work can be done remotely (in Finland). The job is open to applicants of all levels of experience and is also suitable for students.

    What we offer

  • A variety of tasks withing a very small team.
  • The chance to be responsible for you own tasks and develop material and ways of working.
  • The chance to learn about international mobility issue and see a wide variety of research activities within Aalto.
  • The opportunity to meet students from all over the world and help them have a memorable summer experience.
  • How to apply:

    Please send your motivation letter and CV as a single PDF file through our online recruitment system via the 'Apply now' link below. Applications will close on 7 December, 2022. The application material must be in English.

    For additional information, please contact AScI Coordinator David Radnell (firstname.lastname@aalto.fi).

    Please note: Aalto University's employees and visitors should apply for the position via our internal system Workday -> find jobs (not external aalto.fi webpage on open positions) by using their existing Workday user account.

    Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period, and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.

    More about Aalto University:

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