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Information Specialist

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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 University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland.

Do you want to be a game changer and influence on the future of our community?

We are now looking for an 

Information Specialist

to join Aalto University’s Research Services, Open Science and ACRIS team.

Our team maintains the research information management system, ACRIS and helps researchers to register their research outputs and activities in the system. We advocate open science and advise especially on open access publishing. We support researchers on research data management issues by arranging trainings and registering metadata of research data in ACRIS. Aalto University institutional repository Aaltodoc is one of our information systems. Some members of the team have specialized in conducting bibliometric analysis in collaboration with the leadership services.

The tasks of the information specialists include tasks with ACRIS and Aaltodoc systems, research data management and bibliometric analysis. The detailed tasks of the position are defined based on the skill and interest set of the chosen person.

Your skills

You learn to use new information systems quickly, and you are quick and careful in inserting and analyzing data. Preferably, you have experience in training, or are at least willing to develop your training skills. Especially research data management requires networking skills and ability to collaborate with researchers and representatives of service organization. You have MSc in a suitable field (e.g. information studies, information system sciences). We appreciate work experience in a suitable field.

You have excellent communication skills, and your command of both written and verbal Finnish and English is excellent. You are customer oriented and your way of working is based on problem solving. You are at home both with routine and development work.

You are part of Aalto Research Services and work closely with other teams of the Research Services unit, IT Services, data agents and Legal Services.

What we offer?

We offer you an interesting and challenging job in an international academic environment. You will be supported by your friendly colleagues, and you have an opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills with research information system and open science services.

We are located in Otaniemi Campus with good public transportation lines.

Ready to apply?

If you want to join our community, please submit your motivation letter and CV through our recruitment system by January 31st, 2021.

If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to Service Manager Anne Sunikka, tel. +358 50 575 2989 or [email protected] In technical questions related to the application please contact HR Coordinator Kirsi Söderlund, tel. +358 50 338 7437 or [email protected].

Want to know more about us and your future colleagues? You can watch these videos: Aalto University – Towards a better worldAalto People , and Shaping a Sustainable Future.

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