Management of School of Science
The School of Science management site presents information regarding the decision-making processes of the school and the bodies involved.
The primary body for academic issues is the Academic Committee. Select academic matters are also handled by the school's doctoral programme committee and degree programme committees, in accordance with school bylaws.
Preparation and support for decision-making
A number of other bodies participate in the governance of the school by supporting the work of the decision-making bodies. Examples include the management teams of the school and its departments and the school's tenure track committee.
Teaching Evaluation Committee at the School of Science
Education Management Team of the School of Science
Tenure Track Committee of the School of Science
Working Groups at the School of Science
The Scientific Advisory Board has an important function in evaluating the research quality and supporting the development of the School.
The equality and quality group supports the Dean in developing the school’s quality assurance. The group makes recommendations on areas of development and supports the annual development cycle at the School of Science. The group is also responsible for the equality, diversity and inclusion work at the School, including the annual SCI EDI action plan.
Promoting quality is an animating principle of Aalto University in all of its operations as well as the responsibility of every member of the university community.
Plans and measures for promoting equality among the School of Science community.
Aalto University’s tenure track career system offers a well-supported and clear career path for professor-level academics towards a permanent professorship.
Aalto lecturer career system is intended primarily for individuals conducting teaching. The lecturer career system supports individual development and career advancement through clear principles and systematic evaluation criteria and allows Aalto teachers and lecturers to advance in their careers with teaching-focused merits. Teachers and lecturers have the opportunity to advance within the career system, from the university teacher level to the university lecturer level, and further to the position of a senior university lecturer and principal university lecturer. This page contains principles of the lecturer career system, levels in lecturer career system, generic time allocation in lecturer career levels as well as descriptions of recruitment and advancement processes.
This page describes other academic positions than tenure track professor and lecturer positions. Here you will also find official policies and procedures for other academic positions as well as instructions on how to appoint a docent.