Research Co­ordin­ator, De­part­ment of Geosciences and Geo­graphy

Helsinki, Finland
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 15 March 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Helsinki ( is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities in Europe and ranks among the top 100 international universities in the world. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer an attractive and diverse workplace in an inspiring environment with a variety of development opportunities and benefits.

The Department of Geosciences and Geography at the Faculty of Science is an exceptionally diverse unit for academic research and education. The common denominator of the research at the Department is our planet Earth, from its core to the structures of its surface and its people.

Institute of Seismology is engaged in seismological research, education, continuous Earth monitoring, and consults government and private organizations in their projects requiring seismological expertise. The institute belongs to the Department of the Geosciences and Geography within the Faculty of Science.

The Institute is hosting FIN-EPOS and Nordic-EPOS consortiums. FIN-EPOS is national consortium coordinating data delivery (e.g. seismological, geodetical, geomagnetic, rock physical) to EPOS . EPOS is an Open Access e-infrastructure platform proving Solid Earth geophysical data and services for Europe.

RESEARCH COORDINATOR of the FIN-EPOS and Nordic-EPOS consortiums

A fixed term position 1.4.2021-31.12.2024.

The coordinator will be responsible for communication and coordination of the FIN-EPOS and Nordic-EPOS activities. He/she is responsible for planning and implementation of FAIR data management practices for FIN-EPOS solid earth geophysical datasets in Finland and the delivery of FIN-EPOS data to EPOS ERIC. He/she will participate in preparing applications for national, Nordic and EU funding calls.


The Research Coordinator shall hold a doctoral degree in a suitable field. He/she should have experience in working in multidisciplinary environments, data management, FAIR principles and good communication skills. The position requires fluency in English and in Finnish.

Salary and benefits

Salary range for the position is 4000-4500 €/month depending on the qualifications of the applicant.

The University of Helsinki offers comprehensive services to its employees, including occupational health care and health insurance, sports facilities, and opportunities for professional development. The International Staff Services office ( assists employees from abroad with their transition to work and life in Finland.


Applications must be submitted through the University's electronic recruitment system via the link “Apply for the position” below. Applicants who are employees of the University of Helsinki must submit their application via the SAP HR portal.

Applications must have the following attachments as a one single pdf file (in English):

  • A cover letter explaining the applicant´s motivation to apply and suitability for the position
  • A CV including the applicant´s scientific and other relevant merits

The closing date for applications is 15.3.2021.

For further information, please contact research director Annakaisa Korja,

Due date

15.03.2021 23:59 EET