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Three (3) Postdoctoral researchers in Information Systems Science, Management Science, or Supply Chain Management
Aalto University

Date Posted Mar. 5, 2024
Title Three (3) Postdoctoral researchers in Information Systems Science, Management Science, or Supply Chain Management
University Aalto University
, Finland
Department E704 Dept. Information and Service Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Technology & Information Management
    Logistics/Supply Chain Management
    General Management
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 13 000 students, 400 professors and close to 4 500 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.

The Aalto University School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Europe. The School has the three most important international quality accreditations in the field. The School of Business is an innovative and lively community of about 3500 students and 400 members of faculty and staff. The Shanghai Ranking ranks Aalto University as #25 in the world in the domain of Business Administration. US News ranks Aalto’s Business and Economics at #41 globally.

The Aalto University School of Business is looking for
THREE (3) POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS for 2 years positions. The ideal working period is from September 2024 to July 2026. Workplace is located at Otaniemi campus in Espoo, Finland.

Your role and goals

The positions are located at the department of Information and Service Management and the postdoctoral researchers will work in tight co-operation with the faculty. The fields of the positions are, Information Systems Science, Management Science, or Supply Chain Managements/Logistics according to the three disciplinary areas of the department. 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.

The department of Information and Service Management has a strong focus on empirical studies and active cooperation with companies and prestigious universities. Most of our projects have both national and international partners, and the results of our research are targeted at top tier academic journals. The research is broadly divided into three disciplines: information systems science, management science and logistics, with topics including but not limited to digital service development, service networks, behavioral decision making, data science, and (sustainable) supply chain management. Our department composes more than 50 employees from all over the world with diverse backgrounds.

Your experience and ambitions  

We are looking for applicants who are completing, or have completed within the past four years, their doctoral studies in a relevant field of study (e.g., supply chain management, logistics, information systems science or management science). The applicants should have demonstrated the ability to conduct research independently and the potential or ability to publish in high-quality scholarly journals. The positions require fluent skills in the English language. An ideal candidate has a background in either analytics/management science, supply chain management/logistics or information systems and respectively interest in doing research on projects and topics found here: The position is associated with a teaching load that is a maximum (25) % of yearly working time (in research related topics).

Salary and benefits

The salary is based on the salary system used at Aalto University and Aalto University provides health care and retirement benefits. Finland is a great and safe environment, 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

For further information, please contact Professor Matti Rossi ( or in questions relating to the recruitment process, HR Partner Heli Solla (

How to apply

The application materials for the postdoctoral position include:
·    Cover letter (1-2 pages)
·    Curriculum Vitae including the list of most relevant publications (list max. 5 publications)
·    A piece of solo-authored work (e.g. your doctoral dissertation or a section of it, a solo-authored manuscript or a journal article)
·    Names and contact information for two references

If you want to join our community, please submit your application through Aalto recruiting system no later than 31.3.2024.

All application material should be submitted in English and in PDF form through Application documents section in the application form. The application materials will not be returned. Please refer to the name of the position concerned in your application.

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

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