Careers at Aalto
The Aalto University inaugurated at the beginning of 2010. The Aalto University builds on Finnish values and strengths to become an international university of world-class stature.
Extensive domestic and overseas networks and good relations with the society around it guarantee that we can constantly remain at the forefront of innovation and development. The University campuses are located in Finland (Helsinki, Espoo, Lahti, Mikkeli, Pori and Vaasa).
The Aalto University is an international community of approximately 4 000 staff and 17 000 students, which offers its staff an inspiring working environment, challenging tasks, good working conditions and encouraging career systems. As an employer, the university focuses particularly on the well-being of its employees and on developing their competences.
Aalto tenure track
Tenure track is the core academic career system of Aalto University. Aalto tenure track offers well-supported career path aimed at the Professorial level for successful academics. Tenure track is based on the principle of commitment from university and individual to academic career; it has clearly defined expectations, incentives, and assistance in personal development.
Recruitment and evaluation criteria
The requirements for tenure track are based on following dimensions
- research work, scientific output
- teaching merits and competence
- activity in the scientific community, academic leadership and societal interaction. Relevant industrial experience is appreciated.
The dean makes the final decision in recruitment for the Assistant Professor and non-tenured Associate Professor levels. The Aalto University's President makes the final decision when recruitments are made to tenured Associate or Full Professor position.