Visiting professor in Finance

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 University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.


Aalto University School of Business invites applications for:

Visiting Positions in Finance, open rank

Appointments are possible for a period of 1-3 years starting from August 1st 2017. Applicants in all areas of Finance will be considered. The anticipated teaching load is two six-week courses and two seminars per academic year.

The Finance Group is strongly dedicated to research, as shown by a stream of research published in top Finance and Economics journals. Teaching assignments encompass undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs, and courses are taught in English. The Department runs an excellent seminar series and is equipped with all major Finance databases. Many faculty members also have access to unique registry-based data sets from Finland. For more information about research activities, please visit

Finland is consistently ranked highly in quality-of-life studies. It is the best country in the world according to a Newsweek 2010 study. Helsinki is the 9th most livable city in the world according to a 2016 report by the Economist Intelligence Unit.


The selected candidates will be expected to teach courses in Finance in our undergraduate and graduate programs, aim to publish in top journals, advice students and participate in faculty duties. Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. in Finance or a related field, or be close to completion.

For more information

For additional information, please contact Aalto Distinguished Professor Matti Keloharju, tel. +358 40 3538 043,, or in the case of questions relating to the recruitment process, HR Coordinator Jutta Heino, +358 40 3538 244,

How to apply

The application materials for the positions should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, current papers, and any available teaching evaluations. Junior applicants should provide three letters of reference to be delivered separately to the e-mail Please use the link below to apply. The application deadline is no later than May 1st 2017. We encourage early submission of applications, as they will be reviewed until the positions are filled.

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.

Helsinki, 1.3.2017