Department of Computer Science

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From Research assistant to Professor, we have opportunities for each step of your research career! See our open positions below.
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Why Aalto University?

The Department of Computer Science is an internationally-oriented community and home to world-class research in modern computer science, combining research on foundations and innovative applications. With 42 professors and more than 400 employees it is the largest department at Aalto University and the largest computer science unit in Finland. Computer science research at Aalto University ranks high in several prominent surveys.

Helsinki region is a vibrant technology and innovation hub with easy access to major partners both private and public. The Department of Computer Science is located center of the Otaniemi Campus of Aalto University.

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We are an international community of 20 000 bold thinkers, working on top research, art and education. Join us in changing the world!

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Research and learning infrastructures

Our research and teaching infrastructures are a prerequisite for world-class, cutting edge research. They offer opportunities for collaboration and foster the local innovation ecosystem growth. The large infrastructures are open for all Aalto and external users.

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Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI open positions -  join us in creating the next generation of AI!

Are you a promising young researcher looking for an outstanding postdoc position? Or an experienced professor wishing to spend a sabbatical in one of the most dynamic AI hubs in Europe? Or perhaps you are a superb software developer who wishes dive into the world of fundamental AI research?

We are launching the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI a center striving for scientific breakthroughs in the field of AI while producing high-quality societal and economic impact. FCAI is built on the a long tradition and track record of decades of pioneering machine learning research in Helsinki. Come and join our vibrant community of leading scientists and companies in creating the next generation of artificial intelligence that is data-efficient, trustworthy and understandable!

With a total budget of €250M over the next 8 years, FCAI is opening a range of research positions for academics and ICT professionals in different levels of their careers. Read more on what FCAI can offer to you:

https://fcai.fi/open-positions

System Architect

The Educational Technology Development and Integration team (EDIT) develops and maintains technology used in teaching at the Department of Computer Science, and supports teachers in using it. Our main product is A+, an open source learning environment based on micro-services. A+ enables automatic grading of exercises and deploying online course materials from git version control. A+ and its main backend, the exercise grading service, are implemented with the Python Django web framework. You’ll find additional information about A+ at https://apluslms.github.io/.

We are now looking for a System architect for drawing A+ future. The main focus and goal in your work will be to find the meaningful technical solutions and make the decisions on technology choices and software architecture needed for A+ to be a product suitable for national-level educational use. What we aim for is a highly scalable MOOC platform. You will have the chance to make an impact by developing high-quality and modern educational technology to be used in Computer Science teaching in Finnish Higher Education. In this role, you will also represent the Aalto University perspective in the collaboration with other universities.

Read more and apply by 1 November 2020.

Career services for students

Aalto CareerWeb is students' own career portal where you can find e.g. job hunting and career planning guides, Job Channel job adverts (incl. internship ads and thesis assignments) and all Career Services events, and much more. You can find both domestic and international internship and job ads from the job portal. Aalto CareerWeb login requires Aalto credentials.

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