Busi­ness Col­lab­or­a­tion Ad­visor

Helsinki, Finland
28 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The University wishes to take part in solving challenges faced by Finland and the world. Interaction is necessary between universities and various active parties of society – including the public and third sectors as well as business and industry. The rapid growth of business collaboration is also one of the strategic goals of the University of Helsinki.

The business collaboration unit of the University’s Research Services is now looking for a


As a business collaboration advisor, your duty is to develop and promote the University’s research collaboration with businesses. You will support the progress of partnership projects, develop the services of business collaboration and train researchers in the subject. Together with legal counsels and researchers, you will negotiate projects to be carried out and agreements to be concluded with businesses. In the position, you will support the University's research groups and units in the long-term planning of business collaboration, identify the social impact and utilisation opportunities of research results, as well as help researchers to network with businesses.

You are a professional accustomed to independent and hands-on work. You are able to recognise the capitalisation possibilities of research results and your network of contacts is wide. You are outgoing and cooperative, unafraid of public performance. Our new business collaboration advisor is expected to have a second-cycle degree, in addition to which we place value on experience in business life. Experience of writing project applications is beneficial.

As an expert in business collaboration, you will become a member of our fast-paced and mutually supportive team. With us, you will get to develop our activities and your personal expertise. We are agilely trialling new perspectives in the development of business collaboration, hoping to see reflected also in you an equally open and development-oriented attitude. This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your skills in a fixed-term position within the University!


Please submit your application through the SAP-HR portal, under the tab Career and work. You can either enclose your CV with the application or fill in your details directly to your personal applicant profile in the system.

The deadline for applications is 31 Dec 2020.

Further information can be obtained from Head of Services Maarit Haataja, 050 311 2532,

Due date

31.12.2020 23:59 EET