Job ID: 168642

Assistant Professor in Information Systems Science

Aalto University

  • Oct. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor in Information Systems Science
  • E704 Dept. Information and Service Management
  • Aalto University

  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences
Aalto University School of Business invites applications for

Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Information Systems Science.

Job description

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 offers bachelor’s and master's programs in Information and Service Management. The Department 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 of the Aalto University.

We look for candidates with multidisciplinary interests whose work complements the research of our faculty. We are especially looking for candidates that can teach and study one or more of the following: digital platforms, information systems development, business information security, applications of artificial intelligence in business contexts, or organizational digital transformation. For more information about our research activities, please visit


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. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Information Systems Science or a closely related field. Candidates must have a potential to publish in top journals and demonstrated record of international publications. The selected candidate is expected to conduct and supervise research in Information Systems Science, 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 on the basis of 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.


Salary will be defined according to Aalto University´s payroll system. Salary is internationally competitive, and Aalto University provides health care and retirement benefits.

Finland is a great and safe context for family, 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, please contact the Vice Head of Department Professor Matti Rossi (tel. +358 50 383 5503, email: or the head of the IS group, Professor Virpi Tuunainen (tel. +358 50 589 7541, email:
In questions related to the recruitment process, please contact HR Coordinator Heli Solla (tel. +358 50 467 4327, email:

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 portfolio describing future research plans
Teaching portfolio

Names and contact information of four references.

Please follow the general instructions and evaluation criteria for applicants including language requirements and guidelines for compiling CV, research portfolio and teaching portfolio that are given online

The applications for the tenure track positions are to be addressed to the President of Aalto University. If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruiting system no later than November 26, 2021. All application material should be submitted in English and in PDF form through Application documents section in the application form.

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.

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

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