Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Open Positions

We conduct world-class research and education focusing on the creation and transformation of technology-based business. The department’s areas of focus include strategy and venturing, operations and service management and entrepreneurial leadership.
DIEM open positions

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 has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our main campus is located in Espoo, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness in the future as well. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

Postdoctoral Position in Industrial Engineering and Management 

We are now seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Scholar in Strategic Management and Venturing for a three-year term, with the opportunity to apply for other academic positions during or after the three years. The applicant is expected to have proven expertise and merits in strategic management and venturing, one of the department’s strategic focus areas. Our research and teaching activities involve elements of learning by doing, focusing on the creation, transformation, and sustainable growth of technology-based business.

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Closing date for the application is April 15, 2021.


Three (3) Doctoral Candidate Positions

The department is currently seeking to hire Doctoral Candidates to new areas of research within two of the department’s strategic focus areas: Operations and Service Management, and Entrepreneurial Leadership. In both areas, our focus is on empirical research that use both qualitative and quantitative research methods. In the field of Entrepreneurial Leadership, we focus on individuals’ and organizations’ entrepreneurial activities in the pursue of new business opportunities. In Operations and Service Management, we focus on operations strategy, management of multi-actor service systems and operational innovations, management of project and solution business, and management of external resource networks in global, technology-based business context. 

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Closing date for the application is April 30, 2021.

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