Become a part of our expertise

VAMK is an international UAS with 3,400 students, famous for its community spirit. Our aim is to bring together the best employers and the professionals of the future.

Find out more about our recruitment process:

Anna Sjöholm, Specialist, HR Services: 0207 663 368 / first

Open positions

Työnantaja: Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu

Työsuhteen alku: 1.12.2022 - 30.11.2024

Haku päättyy: 7.10.2022 23:59

Tehtävän ala: Development and project work

Fixed-term full-time employment, sijainti Vaasa

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Lue hakuilmoitus: Research Manager

Open position in VAMK Design Centre MUOVA

Research Manager, two-year fixed term position

Design Centre MUOVA is a design unit of Vaasa University of Applied Sciences for research, development and innovation. Since 1988 MUOVA is dedicated to support international competitiveness of companies through design. MUOVA focuses on design thinking, product and service design related to digitalisation, sustainable development and entrepreneurship.

MUOVA’s excellence is in the combination of cross-disciplinary research and creative methods for supporting innovation and transformation of business. MUOVAs multidisciplinary team consists of experienced experts and researchers in design, business and ICT. Our strong collaboration with companies, research and educational institutes takes place at international, national, and regional levels.

We are strengthening our team with a new key person. We are looking for a research manager responsible for planning, managing and implementing RDI projects related to design for innovation. The projects are related to competitiveness, digitalisation, and sustainability. This is a two-year fixed term position.

Main responsibilities
- Applying for new RDI projects
- Building RDI networks for establishing new projects
- Managing RDI projects and cooperation with business and RDI partners
- Active publishing and dissemination of project results

- Suitable Doctoral Degree (Art´s, Economics, Science)
- Experience in project planning and management
- Core competences in design for digitalisation or sustainability / user-centered development of products, services or systems
- Innovative, proactive and participative way of working

We offer you an international and inspiring work community and flexible working conditions. We support the well-being and competence development of our staff.

The negotiable starting date is December 1st 2022. Conditions of employment according to the General collective agreement for the private teaching sector. A six-month trial period is applied. Contractual salary, give your salary request in the application. We provide possibility to hybrid or multi-location work.

Apply by submitting your application and CV in Kuntarekry by 7th October 2022. Please attach also link to your LinkedIn -profile. We will interview the applicants already during the application period.

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Register for the VAMK Teacher Bank

Want to be part of training the talents of the future and try your skills in teaching? Sign up for the VAMK Teacher Bank!

Visiting lecturers are used for substitute needs in different training courses at VAMK, as well as part of the teaching of broader courses. In addition to teaching, the role of the visiting lecturer includes course planning and assessment. The hourly rate of salary is based on the level of training.

We require that you have at least a bachelor’s degree, and relevant expertise and knowledge of the course being taught. If necessary, we can also discuss teaching remotely.

In the upcoming period, we will need to recruit teachers, especially in the following fields:

  • Economics
  • Computer programming
  • Mental health nursing
  • Mathematical subjects
  • IT
  • Industrial and power plant electrical systems
  • Power electronics
  • Theory of Strength, Fundamentals and Advanced Knowledge (bachelor’s degree level)
  • PLC and cellular controllers (bachelor’s degree level)
  • Automation control systems (master’s degree level)

Please indicate in your application which specific courses you would be interested in teaching, and how long your application will be available.

Links to the application form (in Kuntarekry):

Teacher bank for Business Computing

Teacher bank for Health Care and Social Services

Teacher bank for Technology

Further information:

Jukka Niittykoski,, tel. 040 011 3956 (Business)

Riitta Häyry,, tel. 050 410 1418 (Healt Care and Social Services)

Riitta Niemelä,, tel. 020 7663 392 (Technology)

Seppo Mäkinen,, tel. 020 7663 388  (Technology)

Open job applications

Are you interested in working for us? You can submit an open job application by filling in the online job application form

Fill in the online application here

Further information:

Rector/CEO Kati Komulainen
Director Elina Martin