CLOSED: Candidates sought for instructors on our Helsinki campus

18.03.2016 | | Katariina Nuotio

Application period is now closed.


Announcement for visiting faculty for the full-time programme in Helsinki

HELBUS Helsinki School of Business is seeking candidates to deliver course units in its Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business programme. There are two delivery tracks: the intensive modular full-time (FT) programme with 3 weeks’ delivery in Finland and a fully online blended learning (BL) track. This announcement is for the full-time track.

The instructors are expected to independently prepare, teach and assess their units with guidance from HELBUS support staff at a distance and on site, adhering to the guidelines. All units are level 4 or level 5, and are 15 UK credits. The units’ content, descriptions, learning outcomes and assessment criteria are specified by Pearson.

Candidates are sought for the following HND units. The unit descriptions are found through this link: Pearson Higher Nationals in Business

Research Project


  • Marketing Essentials
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • International Marketing
  • Sales Management


  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Innovation and Commercialisation
  • Launching a Venture
  • Pitching and Negotiation Skills


  • Management and Operations
  • Business Strategy

Human Resources

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Behaviour

We require the following:

  • teaching experience of undergraduate units (level 4 and 5)
  • Master’s or preferably Ph.D. in business or related field
  • ties with (position in) a well-known, respected university
  • excellent communication skills with a proactive approach to supporting students also at a distance after the unit has been delivered in Finland

We value the following:

  • sound experience in planning, delivering and assessing course units and providing feedback to students
  • experience in criterion-based assessment (such as the HND)
  • ability to manage intensive course modules
  • practice experience in the relevant area
  • structured approach with attention to detail

To indicate your interest in the above positions, please fill in your application and contact details using this form and upload your CV, student satisfaction survey results, and any samples that might be helpful in the selection process. We expect shortlisted candidates to refer to the above sought qualities in their application. Please fill in your application as soon as possible as we will start recruiting quickly for fall 2016 courses. The deadline to apply is April 11th, 2016. Please only fill in one application, even if you are interested in several units or both delivery tracks!

HELBUS uses the following online applications: Adobe Connect, Moodle, Turn-it-in. HELBUS offers the two-year Higher National Diploma in Business programme (BTEC Level 5). The delivery of full-time course modules includes several days of preparation at a distance, teaching for three weeks, (five days a week, four hours per day) and all subsequent assessment and grading. A compensation package with cost of accommodation and flights provided for.

Katariina Nuotio


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