The position is a permanent, full-time position.  The position is available at the university lecturer or senior university lecturer level of the Aalto University lecturer track system. Please see more information on the lecturer track here:

The job is located in Otaniemi on the Aalto University campus.  The pay is as per the Aalto University pay scales.

Your role and goals

The position has an emphasis in statistics and business mathematics, and you will have an independent role in coordinating and organizing teaching of statistics and business mathematics at the BA-level. You may also contribute to the planning and management of courses at the MA-level and will take part in the tutoring of students, curriculum design, development of teaching and in administrative tasks. The language of teaching at the BA-level is mostly in Finnish, whereas most courses at the MA-level are taught in English. Hence, applicants are expected to be fluent in spoken and written Finnish and have high proficiency in English.

The emphasis of the post is on teaching, but the work also includes a research element.  Experience in teaching quantitative methods in a business school environment will be considered an advantage. The lecturer is expected to conduct research and follow up the development of her/his own field.

Applicants must possess a Doctorate and at a minimum in-depth study in statistics or equivalent.

The Department of Information and Service Management

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 approximately 40 faculty members.  More information about the department can be found on

If you wish to hear more about the position, you can contact:

Professor Markku Kuula (tel. +358 50 521 8800, e-mail: or Associate Professor Pekka Malo (tel. +358 40 353 8071, e-mail: In questions related to the recruitment process, contact HR Coordinator Heli Solla (tel. +358 50 467 4327, email:

Ready 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 want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruitment system no later than November 10, 2021. All application material should be submitted in English and in PDF form through Application documents section in the application form.

From 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 to visit the school. The visit includes a teaching demonstration and an interview.

Aalto University’s employees and visitors 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 follows EU rules and regulations on HR policies. Based on the regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems, full time employment at Aalto University is inconsistent with residence abroad. Employment duties need to be performed in Finland. 

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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