Department of Computer Science

Open positions

From Research assistant to Professor, we have opportunities for each step of your research career! See our open positions below.
Department of Computer Science photo Matti Ahlgren

Why Aalto University?

The Department of Computer Science is an internationally-oriented community and home to world-class research in modern computer science, combining research on foundations and innovative applications. With 42 professors and more than 400 employees it is the largest department at Aalto University and the largest computer science unit in Finland. Computer science research at Aalto University ranks high in several prominent surveys.

Helsinki region is a vibrant technology and innovation hub with easy access to major partners both private and public. The Department of Computer Science is located center of the Otaniemi Campus of Aalto University.

Life at the campus.

Careers at Aalto

We are an international community of 20 000 bold thinkers, working on top research, art and education. Join us in changing the world!

Three researchers using a device on the surface of the ice at Aalto ice tank

Research and learning infrastructures

Our research and teaching infrastructures are a prerequisite for world-class, cutting edge research. They offer opportunities for collaboration and foster the local innovation ecosystem growth. The large infrastructures are open for all Aalto and external users.

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Why Finland?

From here you can learn everything from immigration formalities to useful links for settling into life in Finland and at Aalto University.


Tenure Track Assistant Professors in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Aalto University – in the top-20 young universities worldwide – invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. The Department of Computer Science is a diverse community welcoming applications in all areas of Computer Science, including but not limited to:

Computing Systems, Creative Technologies, Modern Data Management, Security and Privacy, and Software Engineering.

With 44 professors and more than 400 employees from 45 countries, the Department of Computer Science is home to world-class research in modern computer science on both foundations and innovative applications. The department is committed to fostering an inclusive environment with diverse faculty members. Therefore, applications from groups that have been underrepresented in computer science are particularly sought.

Finland is a great place for living with or without family: it is a safe and well-organized Nordic society, where equality is highly valued and extensive social security supports people in all situations of life.

Finland's free high-quality education system is also internationally acknowledged.

For more information visit here.The call is open until January 10, 2021.

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI open positions -  join us in creating the next generation of AI!

Are you a promising young researcher looking for an outstanding postdoc position? Or an experienced professor wishing to spend a sabbatical in one of the most dynamic AI hubs in Europe? Or perhaps you are a superb software developer who wishes dive into the world of fundamental AI research?

We are launching the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI a center striving for scientific breakthroughs in the field of AI while producing high-quality societal and economic impact. FCAI is built on the a long tradition and track record of decades of pioneering machine learning research in Helsinki. Come and join our vibrant community of leading scientists and companies in creating the next generation of artificial intelligence that is data-efficient, trustworthy and understandable!

With a total budget of €250M over the next 8 years, FCAI is opening a range of research positions for academics and ICT professionals in different levels of their careers. Read more on what FCAI can offer to you:

Teaching assistants for Computer Science courses spring 2021

The applications for teaching assistant positions are submitted via Teaching Assistant Pool.

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Computer Science research group working, photo: Matti Ahlgren, Aalto University

Career services for students

Aalto JobTeaser is students' own career portal where you can find e.g. job hunting and career planning guides, job adverts (incl. internship ads and thesis assignments) and all Career Services events, and much more. You can find both domestic and international internship and job ads from the job portal. Aalto JobTeaser login requires Aalto credentials.

Aalto JobTeaser for Aalto University students

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