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 has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.
The Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture (ARTS) is a Nordic leader in higher education for design, fashion, games, media, architecture, film, art education and fine art. We produce world-class research e.g. in design, digital media and visual culture, art education, urban planning and architecture. Our graduates innovate in and beyond their fields, drawing on over a century of tradition of our institution, a humane and forward-looking approach, and the latest technologies.
The Department of Design is a community of creative and responsible researchers and design experts. We educate front-line design professionals and visionaries for established, changing and emerging fields of design.
Aalto University School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Europe and number one in Finland. We work for better business and a better society, and we act sustainably for the wellbeing of all. We educate future experts and leaders, who have a high demand on the job market. We also contribute to the society through impactful research, long-term partnerships with companies and other stakeholders, and through strong societal engagement. We hold the highly valued Triple Crown status: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS – an honor held by only some 1% of the business schools worldwide – and we cooperate with the most prestigious universities and business schools around the world.
The Department of Management Studies offers a dynamic environment for scholarship and learning, where cutting-edge research underpins high-quality teaching. The department educates strategic leaders with a strong ethical mindset for the contemporary global business environments. The research is mainly focused on advancing knowledge and critical scholarship in the broader field of management and organization studies.
The IDBM (International Design Business Management) curriculum integrates business, design and technology to enable students to lead multidisciplinary radical creativity. Graduates of the program earn a master’s degree in business, design or technology, and gain extensive transdisciplinary teamwork experience that enables them to work in a wide variety of fields. The program is shared with the school of ARTS and Business.
We are now looking for a
The position is a fixed term and for one year. The appointment is expected to begin in September 2022, but the dates of the employment relationship can be negotiated.
Your role and goals
As a University Teacher you have individual course responsibilities and together with other faculty responsibilities in the development and administration of the programme. Courses cover different aspects for leading for creativity, and integrate design knowledge to business and technology contexts. You will also participate in developing the curricula and courses as part of IDBM faculty and the Department of Design. Moreover, you will participate in the supervision of thesis works and take part in student selection.
Your network and team
You will be working intensively with the IDBM faculty, Department of Design (Aalto ARTS), Department of Management Studies (Aalto BIZ) and also with different colleagues from all Aalto schools in true interdisciplinary manner.
Your experience and ambitions
Applicants are expected to have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a relevant field. You also need extensive teaching experience and experience in developing curricula in higher education. The applicants are also expected to have experience in leading or teaching business model development, innovation management, or design management. A doctoral degree in a relevant field is considered as a merit.
What we offer
The salary is determined based on experience and qualifications according to the salary system of Aalto University. The position is located in Otaniemi, Espoo, in a new campus building made and designed for the School of ARTS and the School of Business. Aalto University provides its employees with health care benefits and versatile staff training.
Ready to apply?
To apply, please submit the following application materials through our recruitment system Workday no later than August 21st at 23:59 EET (UTC+2). Aalto University’s employees and visitors should apply for the position by using their existing Workday user account, check the instructions here.
To apply, please share the following application materials with us:
Teaching portfolio according to Aalto’s guidelines - see Teaching portfolio guidelines for candidate
For more information
For further information, please contact Ville Eloranta ville.eloranta(at)aalto.fi or for questions relating to the recruitment process, HR Coordinator Katju Helminen, katju.helminen(at)aalto.fi.
Want to know more about us and your future colleagues? You can watch these videos: Aalto University – Towards a better world, Aalto People, and Shaping a Sustainable Future. And this webpage about Aalto and Finland. https://www.aalto.fi/en/services/welcome-to-aalto-university-and-finland-info-package.
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