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Three Postdoctoral positions
Aalto University School of Science

Date Posted Feb. 22, 2018
Title Three Postdoctoral positions
University Aalto University School of Science
Department Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Application Deadline Apr. 12, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Helsinki
  • Post-Doc
  • General Management

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Aalto University School of Science invites applications for:

Three Postdoctoral positions

Aalto University is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities with a global reputation in technology, economics, and arts and design. The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management conducts world-class research and provides impactful education focusing on the creation and transformation of technology-based business.

We are now seeking to hire 3 postdoctoral scholars to the department’s strategic focus areas of strategy and venturing, operations and service management, and entrepreneurial leadership. The positions are fixed term for three years, with the opportunity to apply for other academic positions during or after the three-year period.

We support our postdoctoral researchers in conducting research of the highest standards, participating in guiding our doctoral students and teaching in our intriguing courses of strategy, entrepreneurship, operations management, or leadership. Our postdoctoral positions are planned to include one course of teaching per year, but the amount is negotiable. Most of our courses are taught by teams rather than by individual teachers.

The world-class collaboration environment provides excellent opportunities to conduct empirical and conceptual research of technology industries. For more information about the department, see

Read more about the positions on the website:

Please include the following documents in your application:

  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitae (with contact details)
  • a list of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted)
  • a postdoctoral research statement describing plans for future research
  • up to three letters of recommendation
    Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview. For additional information, please contact the Head of Department, Associate Professor Risto Rajala, or the Department Vice Head for Research, Associate Professor Robin Gustafsson. In recruitment process related questions, please contact HR-coordinator Eeva Käki. E-mails:

Closing date for applications: 12 April 2018.

  • Aalto University has declared to commit to the Principles of the European Commission’s Recommendation The European Charter for Researchers and The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. In accordance with its Equality Plan, Aalto University has made a commitment to act as an equal-opportunity employer which makes its recruitment decisions on the basis of competence, skills and aptitude.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Professor Risto Rajala
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
    Aalto University School of Science
    Maarintie 8


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