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School of Business

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Faculty, professors

Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. We shape a sustainable future by making research breakthroughs in and across our disciplines, sparking the game changers of tomorrow and creating novel solutions to major global challenges. Our community is made up of 12 000 students, 400 professors and close to 4 000 other faculty and staff working on our dynamic campus in Espoo, Greater Helsinki, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

Aalto University School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Europe and number one in Finland. We work for better business and a better society, and we act sustainably for the wellbeing of all. We educate future experts and leaders, who have a high demand on the job market. We also contribute to the society through impactful research, long-term partnerships with companies and other stakeholders, and through strong societal engagement. We hold the highly valued Triple Crown status: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS – an honor held by only some 1% of the business schools worldwide – and we cooperate with the most prestigious universities and business schools around the world.

Aalto University School of Business invites applications for

Tenured position in Business Analytics and Management Science which will be filled on

Associate Professor level.

Job description

The position is located in the Department of Information and Service Management, which consists of three disciplinary areas: Information Systems Science, Logistics, and Management Science. The department offers bachelor’s and master’s programs in Information and Service Management. There are currently 27 faculty members at the department out of which six are in Management Science Group. The doctoral program in Management Science has 10 doctoral students enrolled. The Department appreciates an active approach to international research collaboration and business co-operation. Both are supported by our current faculty and Aalto’s multidisciplinary collaboration platforms for research and education of the Aalto University.

We look for candidates with multidisciplinary interests whose work complements the research of our faculty. We are especially searching for candidates that can teach and conduct research related to business analytics, statistics, mathematics, and machine learning. For more information about the Department of Information and Service Management and our research activities, please visit


Throughout their careers, those in the academic tenure track system are expected to exercise and guide scientific research, to provide related higher academic education, to follow the advances of their field, to participate in service to the Aalto University community, and to take part in societal interaction and international collaboration in their field.

The applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring graduate students and to developing and maintaining an active program of sponsored research. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in a field that is closely related to business analytics and management science (e.g., computer science, mathematics, or statistics). Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research through international top-level publications and a teaching portfolio that demonstrates teaching merits and competence.

The selected candidate is expected to conduct and supervise research in business analytics, statistics, and management science, to provide university level teaching, to follow and contribute to the advances in the field internationally, to participate in service to the Aalto University community and to take part in societal interaction.

The applicants will be reviewed on the basis of their research, teaching and academic leadership and activity in scientific community. Aalto University reserves the right to use external reviewers to support the evaluation of applicants during the recruitment process.


Salary will be defined according to Aalto University´s payroll system. Salary is internationally competitive, and Aalto University provides health care and retirement benefits.

Finland is a great and safe context for family, offering many excellent state-subsidized services, including affordable day care and free schools, which are consistently ranked among the best in the world. For more information about living in Finland, please see:

For more Information

For additional information, please contact the Head of Department Professor Markku Kuula (tel. +358 50 521 8800, email:, or the Head of the Management Science Group, Associate Professor Pekka Malo (tel. +358 40 353 8071, email:, or in questions related to the recruitment process, HR Coordinator Heli Solla (tel. +358 50 467 4327, email:

How to apply

The application material for the position includes:

  •     Cover letter  
  •     Curriculum Vitae
  •     List of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted)
  •     Research portfolio describing future research plans
  •     Teaching portfolio

General instructions for applicants including language requirements and guidelines for compiling the teaching portfolio, research portfolio and CV are at

All application material should be submitted in English and the application materials will not be returned. The applications for the tenure track positions are to be addressed to the President of Aalto University. If you want to join our community, please submit your application through the link below (Apply now!) no later than July 31, 2022. Please refer to the name of the position concerned in your application.

Aalto University’s employees and visitors please note: you should apply for the position via our internal system Workday -> Career -> find jobs (not external webpage on open positions) by using their existing Workday user account.

Aalto University follows EU rules and regulations on HR policies. Based on the regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems, full time employment at Aalto University is inconsistent with residence abroad. Employment duties need to be performed in Finland.

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open and/or to extend the application period.

Tenure track in Aalto University

The tenure track is open to talented individuals who have excellent potential for a scientific career. Individuals on the Aalto University professorial tenure track have the possibility to advance in their career through regular performance reviews, which take into account their merits in all areas of their scope of duty. Launched in 2010, the tenure track has attracted a wide range of international applicants, giving Aalto University the possibility of recruiting top experts and young research talent to join the Aalto University community. Read more about the Aalto University tenure track system at


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