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Research assistant to Climate.Now Aalto online learning project

Lämpömiehenkuja 2, 02150 Espoo

Application deadline : 2020-10-27

Email :  Sanna-Liisa.Sihto-Nissila@aalto.fi


Type of job opening :Research Assistantship

Subject Area(s) :Geophysics, Climatology

Job Description

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 in the future as well. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

Desired Qualifications

The Department of Applied Physics is now looking for a

Research assistant to Climate. Now Aalto online learning project

A student is wanted to work part-time with the Aalto Online Learning Climate.Now project. Students will assist in accomplishing a fully online course implementation of the Aalto Climate. Now course. The work is suitable for all Aalto students with good IT skills, preferably for a master student but also motivated candidate students may apply. The work is supervised by post-doc researcher Sanna-Liisa Sihto-Nissilä.

We expect from you:

-        good IT skills, experience on the MyCourses platform is an advantage but not a necessity

-        completing the Climate.now course considered an advantage (https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/view.php?id=27001 )

-        interest in development of university education

Your duties

Inserting Climate.now exercises and other material to the MyCourses platform, implementing automatic checking functionalities (together with the supervisor)

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please submit a short letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and a transcript of study records by 27.10.2020 through the link ’Apply now’ link at the bottom of the web page. 

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