New deans sought for three Schools
Aalto University seeks to appoint new deans to lead the operations of the School of Engineering, the School of Chemical Technology and the School of Science. The new deans will start in their positions at the beginning of 2013. At Aalto University, deans are elected for a five-year term.
The dean has the overall responsibility for directing the school in accordance with guidelines set by the Board and the President. A key task of the Dean consists of active participation in the planning and implementation of the recruitment of new faculty.
A more specific job description is available at "Open positions". The application period will continue until 28 September 2012. The working groups and the President will also accept proposals for persons suitable for the position of a dean.
The aim is that the University Board will appoint the deans during the autumn. The current deans will retain their duties until the start of the new term in 2013.