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Assistant Professor in Information and Service Management

29 days ago | Closing on Dec 16
Aalto University
Assistant Professor in Information and Service Management
Aalto University
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Published: 29 days ago
Application deadline: Dec 16
Location: Espoo, Finland
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Assistant Professor in Information and Service Management

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo, Mikkeli, and Helsinki, Finland.

The Aalto University School of Business is the leading business school in Finland. The School belongs to the select group of business schools that have been granted the most important international quality accreditations in its 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 recently ranked Aalto University as #36 in the world in the domain of Management.

Aalto University School of Business invites applications for:  

Tenure track position in Information and Service Management (Logistics, Management Science, or Information Systems Science), which will be filled at Assistant Professor level.


Job descriptions

The position is located in the Department of Information and Service Management, which consists of three disciplinary areas: Information Systems Science, Logistics, and Management Science.  The department has bachelor’s, master's and doctoral students supported by 36 faculty members, and 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. We look for candidates with cross-disciplinary interests whose work complements the research of our faculty. Their research topics could be, for example, digital service development, business analytics, operations management, supply and service networks, and sustainable supply chains. For more information about our research activities, please visit http://information.aalto.fi/en/


Requirements

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.

The applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring graduate students and to developing and maintaining an active program of sponsored research.  There is a preference for candidates with teaching experience in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or Operations Management.  Applicants must hold a PhD in Logistics / Supply Chain Management, Information Systems Sciences, Management Science, or a closely related field. Candidates must demonstrate promise of excellence in research through international top level publications and the ambition to become an excellent teacher. Service to both the society and academic community are also appreciated, e.g. in the form of refereeing for journals, services for learned societies, or active participation in public debate.

The selected candidate is expected to conduct and supervise research in the fields of the department, to provide university level teaching, to follow and contribute to the advances in the field internationally, to participate in service to the Aalto University community, and to take part in societal interaction.

The applicants will be reviewed based on their research, teaching and academic leadership and activity in scientific community. Aalto University reserves the right to use external reviewers to support the evaluation of applicants during the recruitment process.


Living up to our values 

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 behavior 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.  You can find the Code of Conduct here: https://www.aalto.fi/aalto-university/code-of-conduct


Salary

Salary will be defined according to Aalto University´s payroll system.


For more Information

For additional information, please contact Head of Department, Professor Markku Kuula, tel. +358 50 521 8800, email: markku.kuula@aalto.fi  or in the practical recruitment related matters the HR Coordinator, Silla Haili, tel. +358 503716600, email: silla.haili@aalto.fi


How to apply

The application material for the position includes:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted)
  • A research plan describing future research plans
  • Teaching portfolio
  • A list of four referees for reference letters including contact details.

All application material should be submitted in English. The applications for the tenure track positions are to be addressed to the Dean of Aalto University School of Business and submitted through the eRecruitment system (apply for this job link below) no later than 16th December 2018. Please refer to the name of the position concerned in your application.

General instructions for applicants including language requirements and guidelines for compiling teaching portfolios and CVs are available at https://www.aalto.fi/tenure-track/interested-in-joining-our-tenure-track

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.

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Tenure track in Aalto University

The tenure track is open to talented individuals who have excellent potential for a scientific career. Individuals on the Aalto University professorial tenure track have the possibility to advance in their career through regular performance reviews, which take into account their merits in all areas of their scope of duty. Launched in 2010, the tenure track has attracted a wide range of international applicants, giving Aalto University the possibility of recruiting top experts and young research talent to join the Aalto University community. Read more about the Aalto University tenure track system at https://www.aalto.fi/tenure-track

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