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Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconomics

Title: Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconomics

  • Employer: Aalto School of Business (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Finland
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
  • Deadline: Mar 1, 2018

  • Job Description:

    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 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo, Helsinki and Mikkeli, Finland.

    The Aalto University School of Business is the leading business school in Finland. The School belongs to a selected group of business schools in Finland that have been granted the most important international quality accreditations in the field. The School of Business is an innovative and lively community of about 3500 students and 400 members of faculty and staff.

    Aalto University School of Business invites applications for Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconomics.

    The position is in the Department of Economics, the leading research oriented economics unit in Finland with currently 10 tenure track or tenured positions. The Department is jointly located with the economics departments of the University of Helsinki, Hanken School of Economics and VATT Institute of Economic Research under the umbrella of Helsinki Center of Economic Research (HECER). HECER organizes jointly run graduate teaching and seminar series for its participating units making the HECER community the center of academic economic research in Finland.

    For more information about the Department, please visit:


    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, to the academic community and to the society at large.

    The applicants should hold a doctoral degree in economics or in a related field. The applicants will be reviewed based on their research, teaching and activity in the scientific community. Special consideration is given to candidates that have demonstrated their ability to produce high quality empirical research. In the absence of formal proof of quality in research and teaching (e.g. published papers, teaching ratings), applicants are encouraged to submit proof of significant potential for high-quality teaching and research.


    Salary will be defined according to Aalto University´s payroll system.

    For more Information

    For additional information, please contact Professor Juuso Välimäki, (or in the case of questions relating to the recruitment process, HR Coordinator Jutta Heino,

    How to apply

    The applications for the tenure track positions are to be addressed to the President of Aalto and application materials should include:
    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum Vitae including publications
    • Job market paper
    • Teaching portfolio or other proof of teaching together with a research statement describing future research plans.

    We require three reference letters.

    Please submit all application materials in English through the EconJobMarket portal by February 28, 2018.

    General instructions for applicants including language requirements and guidelines for compiling teaching portfolios and CVs are provided at

    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 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 Aalto University tenure track system at


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  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.