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Other teaching and research personnel

The Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT) in cooperation with the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) invite applications for Postdoctoral Researchers for a term of two years with the possibility of a one year extension. HIIT offers a HIIT Postdoctoral Fellow position for two years, with the possibility of a one year extension. For more senior candidates, HIIT offers a HIIT Research Fellow position of three years, with the possibility of a two year extension. The length of the contract as well as the starting and ending dates are negotiable.

All excellent researchers in any area of ICT can be considered, but priority is given to candidates who support one (or more) of the HIIT strategic focus areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computational Health
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Foundations of Computing

Ready to apply?

If you want to join our community submit your application via our electronic recruitment system. The application form will close 21st August 2022 at 23:59 Finnish time (UTC +3).

If you are currently working at Aalto University, please submit your application via HR System Workday (Career – Find jobs – Apply).

Required attachments:

(1) Cover letter (1-2 pages in length) which includes the intended research area and how you intend to contribute to the focus area. If you have a potential supervisor(s), you should clearly state your motivation for applying to work with said supervisor, how you could contribute to the research produced by the supervisor and research area, and other relevant information. For more senior researchers, you should also include a preliminary research plan (3-5 pages) which includes background information, research objectives and methods,  possible hypothesised results, possible collaboration, and any other key information.

(2) CV

(3) List of publications (please do not attach full copies of publications)

(4) A transcript of doctoral studies and the degree certificate of the doctoral degree

(5) Contact details of possible referees from 2-3 senior academic people. We will contact your referees, if recommendation letters are required.

All materials should be submitted in English in a PDF format. Note: files should be 5MB max. You can upload up to 5 files to the erecruitment system, each 5MB.

Note: If you wish to apply to the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence, please select the “FCAI” tickbox in Workday.

For more information, please see the coordinating organization’s websites:


Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence


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