Tenure Track or Tenured Professor in Urban Economics

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Aalto University School of Business invites applications for tenure-track positions at all levels (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) in the field of Urban Economics

Applicants should have completed their PhD in Economics or a related field. Applicants for appointment at the Assistant Professor level should have postdoctoral experience indicating independence and productivity, and the potential to publish in top journals. Applicants at tenured levels should have an excellent academic record commensurate with the position. Duties include the development and teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in urban economics.

The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two recent publications, at least three letters of reference, a research statement, and information on teaching experience. Applications should be submitted through EconJobMarket online service. Please apply at econjobmarket.org by December 31, 2017.

Review of completed applications will begin on December 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is August 1, 2018 or as negotiated.

The Department of Economics at Aalto University is located within HECER (Helsinki Center of Economic Research), which contains also the Economics departments of the University of Helsinki and the Hanken School of Economics. Masters and PhD level Economics programs as well as research seminars are organized jointly within HECER, which is co-located with the VATT Institute for Economic Research in the center of Helsinki, one of Europe's most vibrant capitals.

For further information:
Professor Juuso Välimäki
Head of Department
Tel.: +358 40 353 8182
E-mail: juuso.valimaki@aalto.fi

In the case of questions relating to the recruitment process, HR Coordinator Hanna Ropponen, +358 50 400 2881, firstname.lastname@aalto.fi

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Tenure track in Aalto University


The tenure track is open to talented individuals who have excellent potential for a scientific career. Individuals on the Aalto University professorial tenure track have the possibility to advance in their career through regular performance reviews, which take into account their merits in all areas of their scope of duty. Launched in 2010, the tenure track has attracted a wide range of international applicants, giving Aalto University the possibility of recruiting top experts and young research talent to join the Aalto University community. Read more about the Aalto University tenure track system at www.aalto.fi/en/tenuretrack.