Professor of Structural Engineering Aalto University Department of Building Technology Finland

Professor of Structural Engineering


Aalto University is a community of courageous thinkers, where science and art meet with technology and economics. The university has six higher education institutions and nearly 20,000 students. The number of staff is 4,700, of which 390 are professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki.


The Aalto University School of Engineering has been open for the PROFESSIONAL OF THE STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGY Search is primarily targeted at Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, but the task is also open to the full Professor level. The assignment is placed at the Department of Building Technology, see


. Along with 20 professors, there are also lecturers, postdoctoral researchers, doctoral and laboratory personnel. Altogether there are around 100 staff. The facility has a well-equipped research infrastructure, which also covers the research area for structural engineering. The plant is located at the Aalto University Otaniemi campus.


Description of the task


You will strengthen and supplement the research and teaching of structural mechanics and structures. Promote your multidisciplinary approach to solving the challenges of the structural engineering and the built environment in co-operation with the professors of architecture in the department.




At all levels of career paths, you are required to practice and lead high-quality scientific research work and to provide teaching based on it, to guide and otherwise promote the field of study, as an active member of an international scientific community, and to engage in academic leadership and service to society.


This task requires a doctoral degree, preferably mechanical mechanics or structural engineering, and smooth English language skills. The assessment of merits draws attention to research, teaching, academic leadership and activity in the scientific community and society. Valuation also includes bibliometric analysis.


The experience of applying for funding for research projects, a multidisciplinary research perspective and cooperation with industry and research organizations is considered to be an advantage.


For more detailed information on the assignment and application instructions for the English application notice: .


The application deadline expires on 04.02.2018


For further information, please contact Professor Jari Puttonen at +358 50 384 1782, jari.puttonen (at) and in the application case HR Coordinator Anu Virtanen +358 50 4064 520, anu.k.virtanen (at)


For a reasoned reason, Aalto University has the right to refrain from completing the assignment, to continue the application period and to take into account the candidates who did not apply for a job during the application period.


Espoo 4.12.2017

Aalto University professorship career path 'Tenure Track'

Aalto's professorships are recruited for meritorious or excellent scientific potential. Aalto University's professorship career path has the opportunity to progress in his career through regular evaluations that take into account the merits of all aspects of the task. Since 2010, the professorship career path has been widely attracted to international applicants. Aalto University has had the opportunity to choose among its top talent and young talent researchers to bring Aalto University towards its ambitious goal. For more information, please visit Aalto University's professorships at .

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