Researcher / Senior Researcher, Mobility and Transport - Mobility services

Do you want to join our team, which supports the development and evaluation of sustainable mobility solutions combining multidisciplinary approaches and understanding of the transport system, business models, co-creation and ICT?

Please read more about VTT's transportation innovations from here.

In the Mobility services team, as a Researcher / Senior Researcher you will be working in close collaboration with different stakeholders in jointly funded, such as EU-projects, and national and international customer projects. The job is located either in Espoo or Oulu, Finland.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Project preparation, and project management;
  • Data collection, such as subjective data (interviews, workshops); various data bases, literature, etc.;
  • Data analysis, including statistical analysis, projections towards the future, CBA analysis;
  • Reporting of the project results and outcomes in selected formats, including written reports in Finnish and English, international conference papers and selected international scientific journals.

We expect you to have:

  • Proactive and collaborative ways of working, good organizer and good communication and networking skills.
  • Studies in relevant substance area, such as transportation and mobility, service concepts, business models and ecosystems, or other relevant field.
  • Interest in scientific research (and PhD studies).
  • Very good oral and written skills in English and Finnish.

As a person you are:

  • Mindset: Open-minded, innovative, and can work under pressure
  • Collaboration & communication: good collaboration skills, natural and professional attitude
  • Way of working: willingness to learn new things, well-organised
  • Other: Willingness to travel.

We offer:

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching. We offer a great opportunity to develop technological competences in transport sector together with VTT´s top experts.

Interested and want to hear more?

For further information please contact Jenni Eckhardt, Research Team Leader, Mobility services (+358 20 722 2031), on Tuesday 26.5. at 12-15 or Wednesday 3.6.2020 at 9-12.

We hope you are interested in joining us, so please send your CV and application with your salary request as soon as possible, or June 7 at the latest. 

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Employment type: Full-time, Regular


VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

VTT – beyond the obvious.

Location: Espoo or Oulu
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