Postdoctoral Position in Industrial Engineering and Management
Aalto University Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management of Aalto University, Finland, invites applications for

Postdoctoral Positions in Industrial Engineering and Management

We are now seeking to hire 4 postdoctoral scholars for a three-year term, with the opportunity to apply for other academic positions during or after the three years. The applicants are expected to have proven expertise and merits in one of the department’s strategic focus areas of strategic management and venturing, operations management, or organizations and entrepreneurial leadership. Our research and teaching activities are centered on on the creation, transformation, and sustainable growth of technology-based business.

The following positions are open:

  1. One postdoctoral position in strategic management and venturing
  2. One postdoctoral position in organizations and entrepreneurial leadership
  3. One postdoctoral position in operations management
  4. One postdoctoral position in the use of artificial intelligence tools in organizations

Job description

We expect our postdoctoral researchers to conduct research of the highest standards, and we provide you with an opportunity to teach in our intriguing courses on strategy, entrepreneurship, operations management, or leadership. The postdoctoral positions are planned to include one course of teaching per year, but the teaching load is negotiable. Most of our courses are taught by teams rather than by individual teachers. Also, we provide our postdoctoral scholars with the opportunity to learn more about university pedagogy and appreciate your interest in education development.

You will benefit from collaborating with leading scholars in the fields, the university’s generous research support, extensive international networks, and excellent access to entrepreneurs and decision-makers in the private and public sectors. The environment provides unique opportunities to conduct empirical and conceptual research of technology industries. Join our world-class research community and seize the many benefits that come with living and working in one of Europe’s leading capital cities, at the center of learning and innovation.

Ready to apply?

If you are interested to learn more about the department and would like to be considered for the position, please submit your application through our recruitment system by using the link:

Submit your application by Sep 6, 2020

About the department

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management is one of Europe’s leading university departments in the field of technology entrepreneurship, focusing primarily on strategic management and venturing, operations management, and entrepreneurial leadership. In total, we are more than one hundred persons working in the department, including 20 professors, over 30 senior and postdoc researchers, and a large number of doctoral students.

The department conducts empirical research in close collaboration with the leading technology firms in Finland and Europe. We value your ability to conduct high-quality research and publish papers in the leading scientific journals in some of the research areas of the department. The positions are fixed-term for three years, with the opportunity to apply for other academic positions during or after the three-year period.

oreover, we provide entrepreneurship education for all Aalto students and management training for business practitioners. For more information, see

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