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Lecturer in Finance
Aalto University

Date Posted Jul. 14, 2021
Title Lecturer in Finance
University Aalto University
, Finland
Department E707 Dept. Finance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Finance
The Department of Finance at the School of Business is now looking for a

Lecturer in Finance

The position is a 3-year fixed-term, full-time position. 

Your role and goals
The position is in the field of finance. Taking into account your specific expertise, the job involves teaching courses in all areas of finance at Bachelor’s and Master’s levels, thesis supervison, and independent research. You will also contribute to the planning and management of courses, curriculum design, development of teaching, and administrative tasks. The language of teaching is mostly English so the applicants are expected to have high proficiency in English. While the emphasis of the post is on teaching, the lecturer is encouraged to conduct research, with access to seminars, data, and a collegial research environment. The position will be filled at either University Lecturer or Senior University Lecturer level.  Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in finance or a related field. The job is located at the Aalto University campus in Otaniemi, Espoo, which is a 15-minute subway ride from the vibrant downtown of the nation’s capital Helsinki. The salary will be determined according to the salary scales of the General collective agreement for universities, on requirement level OV06 or OV07.

The Department of Finance
The Department of Finance is the leading finance department in Finland with a strong dedication to research, as shown by a stream of research published in top Finance and Economics journals. The department runs an excellent seminar series and is equipped with all major finance databases. The department offers finance education at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level. For more information about the department, please visit

How to apply
Please submit the following application materials:
  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • List of publications

Teaching portfolio according to the Aalto University guidelines

General guidelines for compiling a teaching portfolio are given at

If you wish to hear more about the position, please contact Associate Professor Matthijs Lof, e-mail:, tel +358 50 401 4448
For questions related to the recruitment process, please contact HR Coordinator Heli Solla, email:, tel. +358 50 467 4327.

Amongst the applicants in the first phase, Aalto University will select candidates to continue in the process. Shortlisted applications are submitted for review by external experts (the second phase of the application process) and invited for a teaching demonstration and an interview.

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period, and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.
The deadline for applications is 3.9.2021.

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