PREIN is looking for an Impact Specialist
The Flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation PREIN is looking for an Impact Specialist to be located in the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Forestry at the University of Eastern Finland Joensuu campus to strengthen our impact team. The Impact Specialist will be working in close cooperation with our newly recruited Impact Manager Juha Purmonen and enhance the outreach activities in PREIN. Although located in Eastern Finland, the Impact Specialist will travel in Finland to increase national cooperation between the PREIN partner organisations and stakeholders, and abroad to participate in international conferences and event and cooperate with our global partners.
The tasks of the Impact Specialist include informing target groups from prospective students to experts working in industry on the possibilities of light-based technologies. In addition, the work will consist of organising events, visits and networking with relevant companies and working in close cooperation with top universities and researchers in the field. The Impact Specialist should have experience in working in an education and research organisation and knowledge in the field of photonics.
We are looking to fill the position in October so that the Impact Specialist could start in November.