Tenure Track position at the Department of Marketing


The call is open on any level of the Aalto University tenure track system (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor)

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 20 000 students and more than
400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo 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. It aspires to be among the best business schools
in Europe in terms of research excellence, a portfolio of pioneering B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., and
executive education programs, and contributions to society. The School of Business is an
innovative and lively community of about 4,000 students and over 500 faculty and staff.


Aalto University School of Business invites applications for
The call is open on any level of the Aalto University tenure track system (Assistant,
Associate, and Full Professor)

Job Description

The vacancy is positioned at the Department of Marketing within Aalto University’s School of
Business. The Marketing Department’s research efforts particularly focus, but are not limited, on
areas such as Consumer Culture Theory, Strategic Marketing, Service Marketing and Retailing.
Research and teaching experience connecting to one of the mentioned core areas will be seen
as an advantage. Teaching assignments encompass undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D.
programs. Most of the courses are taught in English. For more information about the
Department of Marketing, and the current research conducted within the discipline, please visit:


At any level of the academic tenure track system, a candidate is expected to perform
world‐class research, to teach, to supervise and otherwise advance both doctoral and
undergraduate education, to be an active member of the international scientific community, and
to exhibit academic leadership. Professors in the Aalto University’s tenure track system have a
possibility to advance on their career based on scheduled performance assessments, which
take into account candidate’s merits in all the mentioned areas.

The applicant is expected to have a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline and to have a fluent
command of English. The applicants will be reviewed on the basis of their research, teaching
and academic leadership, and activity in the scientific community. The evaluation of applicants
will be supported by bibliometric analyses using e.g. ISI Web of Science.
Experience in acquiring funding for research projects and co-operation with industry and
research institutions will be considered as an advantage.


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

For more Information

For additional information, please contact Professor Tomas Falk, e-mail: tomas.falk@aalto.fi or
Professor Arto Lindblom, e-mail: arto.lindblom@aalto.fi.
(or in the case of questions relating to the recruitment process, HR Coordinator Minna Nylander,
+358 40 353 81 32, minna.nylander@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 statement describing future research plans
  • Teaching portfolio
  • Reference letters from three referees


All application material should be submitted in English.

The applications for the tenure track positions are to be addressed to the Dean of the Aalto
University School of Business and submitted through the eRecruitment system no later than
April 10th, 2017. The link to the eRecruitment system can be found at the bottom of the page.
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 provided 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.

Helsinki, March 2017
Tenure track in Aalto University