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SAMK as a workplace

It's good to come to us!

We see diversity as an asset. We value each employee as an individual and bring together talents from different career stages around the world to build a successful future together. We believe in strong teamwork, openness, collaboration, and community - so we work together!

We encourage bold ideas and professional development by offering our staff a wide range of benefits to support their overall well-being. You can enjoy sports and cultural benefits and CampusMoWe sports facilities are at your disposal. We offer flexible working hours and remote working opportunities depending on your role. Modern working facilities, up-to-date tools and experienced professionals will support you to achieve our common goals.

Recruitment

Every recruitment is important to us, and every encounter is unique. We want to be good at recruitment and we are constantly working to improve. We see every new employee as an investment in the future and we invest time and resources to ensure that every new member of our team receives a comprehensive and high-quality induction.

Open application

We are always looking for new people to join our inspiring and evolving community.
Join our Talent Community and be among the first to hear when we have new openings that matches your interests!

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Open application

We are always looking for new people to join our inspiring and evolving community. Join our Talent Community and be among the first to hear when we have new openings that matches your interests!
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Recruitment process

We post all vacancies on our website and in selected media. Please note, that the application period is usually two weeks.

A selection group, confirmed by the President, will review the applications, select the interviewees, participate in the interview process at the selected SAMK campus and make a selection recommendation.

Circa 4 – 6 candidates are invited to interviews. Candidates invited for the interview will be performing aptitude testing. The interview includes either a demonstration lecture or a possible work sample depending on the applied position.

The selection group will make a proposal to the President and informs other candidates of the selection.

Is there still something that you are wondering about in our recruitment process? What else would you like to know? Do you have any ideas for improvement?

Contact us at rekrytointi@samk.fi
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Nostot

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SAMKin strategy #2023

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Equality. Inclusion. Equity. Accessibility.

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Building a sustainable and responsible future for more than 10 years

Henna Kyhä istuu keltaisella tuolilla.

Head of Research for the well-being of the working-aged

The new Research Center for Human Functioning was recently established at SAMK to focus on the well-being of Satakunta’s workers and address labor supply challenges in the region. The research center is led by Henna Kyhä, Head of Research and Doctor of Philosophy (Education).

Nainen istuu ja mies ja nainen seisoo SAMKin Porin kampuksen aulassa.

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences is one of the most international employers of Finland

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences is one of the most international employers of Finland. SAMK’s employees are also satisfied with their workplace.

Aurinkoseurain Porin kampuksen pihassa.

New sustainable development and responsibility programme at SAMK

SAMK’s programme of sustainable development and responsibility has been launched. Issues related to this theme are not new at SAMK, as the first action plan was launched already in 2012.