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The President has appointed two new Principal university lecturers

When the lecturers’ career systems were renewed, a new career level Principal university lecturer were introduced. The first Principal university lecturers were appointed in spring 2022, and this spring Aalto University got two new Principal university lecturers.
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Principal university lecturer can be a person who has worked at Aalto University for at least four years as a Senior university lecturer, and who has significant teaching-related merits and has shown exceptional strong commitment to the development of teaching and learning at Aalto University.

Candidates nominated by the departments go through a peer review process, based on which the Dean proposes the candidate to appointed as a Principal university lecturer to the President. The President makes the final decision on the appointment. This spring, Max Ryynänen from the School of Arts and Design, and Petri Kärhä from the School of Electrical Engineering were appointed as Principal university lecturers.

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Petri Kärhä received flowers from the provost in honor of his appointment at the Lecturers’ get together event on June 2, 2023. 

Unfortunately, Max Ryynänen could not attend the event due to his work trip.

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