Recruitment: Assistant Professor, Aalto University School of Business

Aalto University School of Business is looking for a

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in statistics, mathematics, and data science

at the Department of Information and Service Management. The position is to be filled at Assistant Professor  level of the Aalto University tenure track system and is full-time and fixed term.


Applicants should hold a doctoral degree (or be near completion of the doctorate) in statistics or closely related field.

The position requires a strong and wide research profile in mathematical statistics and probability theory involving modeling, development of new methods, asymptotical analyses, and computational problems (e.g., in statistical machine learning). Applications in business are considered as an additional merit.

The applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring graduate students and to developing and maintaining an active program of sponsored research. Candidates must have a potential to publish in top journals and demonstrated record of international publications within relevant discipline and a teaching portfolio that demonstrates teaching merits and competence.

Job description

The Department of Information and Service Management consists of three disciplinary areas: Information Systems Science, Logistics, and Management Science. This position is located in Management Science. The department offers bachelor’s and master’s programs in Information and Service Management. The doctoral program in management science has about 12 doctoral students enrolled. There are currently about 25 faculty members at the department, of which seven are in the Management Science group. The Department appreciates an active approach to international research collaboration and business co-operation. Both are supported by our current faculty and Aalto’s multidisciplinary collaboration platforms for research and education of the Aalto University.

We look for candidates with strong background in mathematical statistics with an interest to apply theory to address also practical problems, and whose work complements the research of our faculty. We are especially searching for candidates that can contribute to teaching in statistics, mathematics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The selected candidate is expected to conduct and supervise research in mathematical statistics with applications to machine learning and business analytics, to provide university level teaching, to follow and contribute to the advances in the field internationally, to participate in service to the Aalto University community and to take part in societal interaction.

The applicants will be reviewed on the basis of their research, teaching and academic leadership and activity in scientific community. Aalto University reserves the right to use external reviewers to support the evaluation of applicants during the recruitment process.

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