Aalto University
Job Description: 

Aalto University is a new university with over a century of experience. Created from a high-profile merger of three leading universities in Finland – the Helsinki University of Technology, the Helsinki School of Economics, and the University of Art and Design Helsinki – Aalto University opens up new possibilities for strong multidisciplinary education and research. The university has 20 000 students and a staff of 5 000 including 350 professors.
Aalto University School of Science invites applications for:


Job description
The position is located in the Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis. Based on the experience and merits, the selected candidate may be appointed to any of the three levels of Aalto tenure track for professors.

The main research fields of the department are mathematical analysis, numerical analysis, stochastics, discrete mathematics and systems and operations research, see math.aalto.fi/en/. The appointed candidate is expected to enlarge and strengthen the research profile of the department in the field of stochastics. The position includes teaching duties.

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 the service to the Aalto University community, and to take part in professional interaction in the society and international collaboration in their field. The applicants will be reviewed on the basis of their research and teaching, academic leadership and activity in the scientific community.

The applicants are expected to hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field and should show outstanding promise and/or accomplishments in both research and teaching. Experience in practical applications is appreciated.

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

For more Information
For additional information, please contact Professor Gustaf Gripenberg, tel. +358 503 050 683 or in recruitment process related questions HR Coordinator Kati Elovaara, tel. +358 50 4117 666. E-mails: firstname.lastname@aalto.fi.

How to apply
The application materials for the tenure track position should be submitted in English including
1) curriculum vitae,
2) list of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted),
3) research statement describing their past research and plans for future research,
4) teaching portfolio and
5) name and contact information of references (not mandatory).

The applications for the tenure track positions are to be addressed to the President of Aalto University and submitted to the Registry of Aalto University by email (registry@aalto.fi) at the latest 2nd January 2013. Documents submitted electronically shall be submitted in PDF format and
the file names are to follow the format lastname_firstname_appendixnumber.pdf. (e.g. lastname_firstname_appendix1.pdf). The application materials will not be returned.

General instructions for the applicants including language requirements and the guidelines for the compiling teaching portfolio and the CV are given at www.aalto.fi/en/tenure_track/for_applicant.

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.

In Espoo, 21 November 2012
Aalto University, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Tenure track in Aalto University
The tenure track is open to talented individuals who have excellent potential for a scientific career. Individuals placed on the Aalto University tenure track for professors have the possibility to advance in their career through regular performance assessments, which take into account their merits in all areas of their scope of duty. So far tenure track has widely attracted international applicants. Aalto University has had the possibility to recruit top experts and young research talents to join Aalto University Community. Read more about the tenure track system of Aalto University at http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/tenure_track/

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Jan 2 2013