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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 12 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, Finland.
Aalto University Department of Industrial Engineering and Management (Espoo, Finland) invites applications for:
Tenure-Track Professor in Strategic Management
The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management conducts world-class research and provides impactful education on the creation and transformation of technology-based business. We are one of Europe’s leading university departments in the field of technology entrepreneurship, focusing especially on strategic management and venturing, operations and service management, and entrepreneurial leadership. In total we are more than 120 persons working in the department, including 20 professors, over 30 senior and postdoc researchers, and a large number of doctoral students.
The faculty at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management is well known for its publications in leading management journals such asAcademy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science as well as the leading journals in the core research areas of the department such as Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Research Policy, and Journal of Operations Management in entrepreneurship, innovation, and operations and service management. The department conducts empirical research in close collaboration with the leading technology firms in Finland and Europe. Moreover, we provide entrepreneurship education for all Aalto students and management training for business practitioners. For more information, seehttp://tuta.aalto.fi/en/
The tenure-track professorship in strategic management is open to outstanding individuals with strong research and teaching interest. Ideal applicants enjoy intellectual leadership and strive for academic excellence and inspiring people around them. The call is primarily open on Assistant Professor level. However, exceptional candidates at other levels will also be considered.
The tenure-track professorship in strategic management cover research areas in strategic management, ideally contributing to our department-wide focus on the creation on and transformation of technology-based business. To complement the existing faculty members and to strengthen the key areas of the department, for this professorship in strategic management, we would particularly welcome candidates with research interest and expertise in the use of analytics and quantitative methods in strategic management and decision making.
We offer the candidate the opportunity to do research in a vibrant and active international research community. We offer a broad range of opportunities for conducting cross-disciplinary research across Aalto University and in collaboration with the Finnish industry, entrepreneurial ecosystem and government, as well as in international research projects. The positions are located in the main campus of Aalto University in Espoo (http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/campus/). The positions come with a competitive salary, teaching load of two courses per year, and a start-up package of research funding.
Throughout their careers, those in the academic tenure-track system are expected to carry out and supervise scholarly research, to follow the advances of their field, to provide high quality academic education, and to participate in service to the Aalto University community and to contribute to broader societal discussions in their field.
The applicants should hold a doctorate in a discipline relevant for this position or receive the degree before the beginning of the contract. The applicants will be reviewed on the basis of their research, teaching and activity in the scientific community.
Salary and benefits
Salary is internationally competitive 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 additional information about the position and the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, please contact Professor Markku Maula (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org)
On matters related to the application process, please contact the HR Coordinator Laura Pyysalo (mailto:email@example.com).
How to apply
The application material for the position includes:
General instructions for applicants including language requirements and guidelines for compiling teaching portfolios and CVs are available atwww.aalto.fi/en/tenure_track/for_applicant
All application material should be submitted in English and addressed to the President of Aalto University. The materials have to be submitted through the eRecruitment system (see a link below) no later than 30 September 2018.
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 recruitment decision is subject to the decision of the President of Aalto University.Continue reading
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