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Project Employee for a Lifewide Learning Project

Finland (FI)
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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. 

Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis ( at the Aalto School of Science is seeking a

Project employee for a Lifewide learning project

Your duties

You will be responsible for developing the course “Optimisation in practice” which will be an in-company mathematical optimisation course combining practical lectures and workshops. Activities include curriculum development, lesson plan development, creation of course materials (e.g., digital notes, computational exercises), and support with of a pilot version of the course.

This is a one-year position, and we hope the selected person could start by April 2024 at the latest.


The successful candidate is expected to have an MSc in Mathematics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or any other related field, and a good working knowledge of mathematical optimization and basic computer programming skills. Familiarity with mathematical optimisation software, programming languages such as Python and/or Julia, and teaching experience are considered relevant assets.

A good command of English is required, Finnish language is not. The materials will be developed in English.

We offer

The expected starting salary is approximately 2650€/month. The contract includes occupational health care benefits and a holiday bonus.

How to apply

Please send your application as a single PDF file through the eRecruitment system via the link ‘Apply now’. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be guaranteed to applications received by February 25th 2024 at 23:59 EET (UTC+2).

The application material must be in English and must include the following documents as a single file in the PDF format (‘lastname_firstname_application.pdf’):

  • Motivation letter (please include a few lines about yourself and when you would like to start in the application).
  • CV

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

For additional information, please contact Professor Fabricio Oliveira (

For information on the recruitment process, please contact HR Partner Johanna Glader (

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

About Finland 

Finland is a great place for living with or without family – it is a safe, politically stable and well-organized  Nordic society. Finland is consistently ranked high in quality of life and was just listed again as the happiest  country in the world: happiest-country-in-world/. For more information about living in Finland: aalto/living-in-finland package

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