Karelia is seeking to recruit a lecturer in Computer Science

Karelia Ammat­ti­kor­kea­koulu Oy / Karelia University of Applied Sciences Ltd

is seeking to recruit a


The contract of emplo­yment is permanent as of 1st August 2021.

The duties in the position include teaching in various areas of expertise in the English-mediated computing discipline, Degree Programme in Business Infor­mation Technology, and super­vising the compi­lation of theses and internships. In addition to teaching, the job includes various research and development duties and imple­men­tation of chargeable services.

– compe­tence in Software Engineering,
– compe­tence in Infor­mation Technology,
– compe­tence in project management,
– compe­tence in working in multicul­tural and multi­disciplinary teams,
– networks in the field,
– very fluent spoken and written skills in English,
– basic spoken and written skills in Finnish and
– good commu­nication and interaction skills.

Applicants are required to have an appropriate Master of Science degree in a computing discipline or an equivalent degree, and minimum three years profes­sional experience in the field. Experience in teaching is consi­dered an advantage.

The eligi­bility requi­re­ments for the position are in accor­dance with the Decree on University of Applied Sciences (A1129/18.12.2014). In addition, pedago­gical studies of at least 35 credits or 60 ECTS credits, which may also be completed within three years of the start of the emplo­yment, are required. The terms and condi­tions for the emplo­yment and the salary are deter­mined in accor­dance with the Sivis­tys­työ­nan­tajat ry collective agreement on education. The person selected for the position must present an accep­table medical certi­ficate before commencing emplo­yment. A six-month proba­tionary period is applied to all new members of the staff.

Submit your application and CV via Kunta­rekry by Wed 28 th April 2021, 3 pm.

For further infor­mation on the contents of the position, please contact Head of Education, Ms Mervi Heikkinen (, tel. 050 4047522), Principal Lecturer Dr Jyri Kemppainen (, tel. 050 5633567, and for further infor­mation on the emplo­yment relationship, please contact HR Manager, Ms Jaana Tolkki (, tel. 050 408 7932).