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Tenure Track position in Real Estate Economics
Aalto University School of Engineering

  • Oct. 31, 2017
  • Tenure Track position in Real Estate Economics
  • Department of Built Environment
  • Aalto University School of Engineering
  • Jan. 31, 2018
  • Oct. 31, 2017
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Real Estate
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which can be filled at any level from assistant professor to tenured professor

Job description
The position is located in the Department of Built Environment, see The research groups at the Department are Real Estate Economics, Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering, Geoinformatics and Water and Environmental Engineering. The announced position is part of the Real Estate Economics group. Currently, the department has 22 professors, of which five in Real Estate Economics.
The department is seeking to appoint a full-time assistant, associate or full professor, to teach and conduct research in real estate economics. The ideal candidate will have expertise in real estate valuation. The person hired is expected to teach in Bacherlor’s, Master’s and PhD programmes and have potential to attract research funding from Finnish and international sources (e.g. Academy of Finland, European Union) .

Basic qualifications include a doctoral degree in real estate, economics or other relevant field. Applicants for appointment at the Assistant Professor level should have demonstrated potential to publish in top journals. Applicants at tenured levels should have an excellent academic record commensurate with the position.
Good communication skills in fluent spoken and written English is minimum requirement.
The applicants will be reviewed based on their research, teaching, academic leadership and activity in scientific community.
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. More information of the tenure track system at Aalto University is available at

Aalto University follows the salary system of Finnish universities, but applicants may also provide salary requirements.

How to apply
The application material for the tenure track position includes:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Complete list of publications (with ten most significant publications highlighted)
  • Five most significant full text electronic publications
  • Research statement describing past research and plans for future research (max. five pages)
  • Teaching portfolio
  • References

General instructions for applicants including language requirements and guidelines for compiling teaching portfolio and CV are given at

All material should be submitted in English. The materials will not be returned. Documents shall be submitted in PDF format and the file names are to follow the format lastname_firstname_documentname.pdf. (e.g. lastname_firstname_application.pdf).

Applications with attachments (in PDF format) for the tenure track position are to be addressed to the President of Aalto University and submitted through the eRecruitment system no later than 31.1.2018 (before midnight Finnish time).

  • As a community of high ethics we want to assure the highest international standard in research, education and teaching. We expect all our community members to respect Aalto values and follow the ethical principles of fair play and integrity in all our activities and the behaviour that we expect from each other. The Aalto University Code of Conduct is applicable to all Aalto community members and it clarifies the values that guide us.

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

Contact Information

  • Professor Kauko Viitanen
    Department of Built Environment
    Aalto University School of Engineering
    Otakaari 4, Espoo
  • +358 505603873


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