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Description of job and tasks involved

• team leader for the research funding team

• research funding support services: H2020 ERC, FET and research infrastructure funding 


Experience with European research projects

European research projects: FP6, FP7, H2020

Other EU funding: Erasmus+, Structural funds including Interreg



The University of Jyväskylä (JYU) is an internationally renowned research university and an expert in education that focuses on human and natural sciences. JYU is strongly linked to top national and international research, business and innovation communities. JYU has 15 000 degree students. Including adult education the total number is 40 000 students. The number of personnel is 2 500.

JYU has received HR Excellence in Research Award. 

In Finland JYU has been a forerunner in Open Access publishing and free access to scholarly information has been one of the university's strategic goals ever since 2010.

In Horizon 2020 JYU has 32 projects including eight ERC grants, four ITN projects, four MSCA IF projects and two FET Open projects. The Accelerator Laboratory of the Department of Physics is one of the European Major Infrastructures. 





Research Administration

The research funding team supports the researcher at the idea and application phase of the project. The research funding advisors help in finding suitable funding programs and in interpreting the terms of the financier. They give advice and comments at writing phase of the application, help in description of project impact and interaction, and organise funding organisation specific trainings.

Innovation Services supports contract and discovery issues as well as utilizing research results. Innovation Services help with commerzialication of research results.


Education/Professional Career

2017- present:Senior Grant Advisor, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
2012-2017:Funding Advisor, University of Jyväskylä
2007-2012:Project Advisor, Jyväskylä Regional Development Company Jykes Ltd.
2002-2007:Information Officer, West Finland European office in Brussels (Employed by Regional Council of Ostrobothnia)
2007-2009University of Jyväskylä, School of Business and Economics, M.Sc. Economics, Corporate Environmental Management


HAMK University of Applied Sciences, International Business, Bachelor of Business Administration BBA, International Business