Assistant Professor in Finance

Location
Finland (FI)
Salary
According to the university salary system
Posted
Oct 10, 2018
Closes
Nov 26, 2018
Contract Type
Contract

Aalto University School of Business invites applications for:

Assistant Professor in Finance (tenure track)

beginning 1.8.2019. The position is open to candidates in all areas of Finance.

The position is located in the Department of Finance. The Finance Group is strongly dedicated to research, as shown by a stream of research published in top Finance and Economics journals. Teaching assignments encompass undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, and courses are taught in English. The Department runs an excellent seminar series and is equipped with all major Finance databases. Many faculty members also have access to unique registry-based data sets from Finland. For more information about research activities, please visit http://finance.aalto.fi/en/

Those in the academic tenure track system are expected to exercise and guide scientific research, to provide high quality 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.

Requirements

Throughout their careers, those in the academic tenure track system are expected to carry out and supervise scientific research, to provide high quality academic education, to follow the advances of their field, to participate in service to the Aalto University community, and to take part in societal discussions and international collaboration in their field.

The ideal candidate will have the potential to publish in top journals and to develop into an excellent teacher in our programs. Applicants should have completed their PhD in Finance or a related field, or be close to completion.

Salary

Aalto University follows the salary system of Finnish universities, but applicants may also provide salary requests. The position includes occupational healthcare.

Finland is a great and safe environment, offering many excellent services, including affordable day care and free primary and secondary education, which are consistently ranked among the best in the world.

For more information

Please contact HR Coordinator Silla Haili (silla.haili@aalto.fi) for questions relating to the recruitment process or Head of Department, Professor Vesa Puttonen (vesa.puttonen@aalto.fi) for other matters.

Interviews are conducted in connection with the 2019 ASSA meetings in Atlanta.

How to apply

The application material for the position should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Current papers
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Any available teaching evaluations

All application material should be submitted in English.

The application for the position is to be addressed to the Dean of the Aalto University School of Business and submitted through the eRecruitment system SAIMA  no later than 26th November, 2018. Please send reference letters to Sara Viitala, Secretary of the Department (sara.viitala@aalto.fi).

General instructions for applicants including language requirements and guidelines for compiling teaching portfolios and CVs are provided at https://www.aalto.fi/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.

The recruitment decision is subject to the decision of the President of Aalto University.

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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 placed on the Aalto University professorial tenure track 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. Launched only 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 tenure track at Aalto: https://www.aalto.fi/tenure-track

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