Job ID: 186986

Project specialist for online teaching in design and in Radical Creativity

Aalto University

  • Jun. 8, 2022
  • Project specialist for online teaching in design and in Radical Creativity
  • A803 Dept. Design
  • Aalto University

  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Design - Interior Design
    Design - Industrial Art/Design
    Design - Graphic Design/Illustration
    Design - Product Design
    Design - Jewelery Design
    Design - Fashion & Textile Design
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 has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, 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 School of Arts, Design and Architecture (ARTS) is a Nordic leader in higher education for design, fashion, games, media, architecture, film, art education and fine art. We produce world-class research e.g. in design, digital media and visual culture, art education, urban planning and architecture. Our graduates innovate in and beyond their fields, drawing on over a century of tradition of our institution, a humane and forward-looking approach, and the latest technologies.

The Department of Design is a community of creative and responsible researchers and design experts. We educate front-line design professionals and visionaries for established, changing and emerging fields of design. ( 

Project specialist for online teaching in design and in Radical Creativity
for a fixed period of 1.9.2022-31.12.2024

We are seeking for a project specialist who will be in charge of  creating and managing content and teaching at Aalto University in the multidisciplinary area of Radical Creativity. We are  looking for candidates  who have a drive for on-line teaching and learning as well as interest and aptitude for collaboration across Aalto University.
In this position, you work at the Department of Design at School of Art and Design and work closely with the Radical Creativity network. Radical Creativity is one of the cross-cutting themes of Aalto's strategy.

Your role and goals
  • Creation of an on-line course contents in collaboration with an assisting teacher and a team  of Radical Creativity .
  • Teaching and BA- and MA-thesis supervision in the department of design, including the International Design Business Management - master’s programme (IDBM)
  • Support of online-teaching in other programmes of the department of design
  • Participation in the administration of teaching

Your skills and experience
  • Good knowledge of creativity and creative pedagogy
  • At least Master´s degree in a relevant field
  • Fluent oral and written proficiency in English
  • Good teaching skills and experience in teaching in higher education institutions
  • Good knowledge of using information and communication technology in different learning environments
  • Experience in producing audio-visual teaching materials
  • Preferably you also have some experience in massive open online teaching and e-learning design

What we offer

The salary is determined based on experience and qualifications according to the salary system of Aalto University. The position is located in Otaniemi, Espoo, in a new campus building made and designed for the School of ARTS and the School of Business. Aalto University provides its employees with health care benefits and versatile staff training Radical Creativity offers an opportunity to work with a broad range of experts at Aalto University

Ready to apply?

To apply, please submit your application through our recruitment system Workday no later than 23.6.2022 at 23:59 EET (UTC+2).
Aalto University’s employees and visitors should apply for the position by using their existing Workday user account!

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If you want to know more about the post, please contact Senior University Lecturer Mikko Jalas, mikko.jalas(at) In recruitment related questions, please contact HR Coordinator Katju Helminen, katju.helminen(at) 

Want to know more about us and your future colleagues? You can watch these videos: Aalto University - Towards a better world, Aalto People , and Shaping a Sustainable Future. And this webpage about Aalto and Finland.
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