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Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. We shape a sustainable future by making research breakthroughs in and across our disciplines, sparking the game changers of tomorrow and creating novel solutions to major global challenges. Our community is made up of 12,000 students, 400 professors and close to 4,000 other faculty and staff working on our dynamic campus in Espoo, Greater Helsinki, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

Aalto University offers scholars fleeing from Ukraine a possibility to continue their academic work at Aalto University during the war in Ukraine.

Aalto accepts applications for temporary visiting scholar positions in Aalto’s research fields (ca 20 positions) from researchers working in Ukraine based universities whose work has been interrupted by the war, and who are fleeing from Ukraine.


Please submit your CV and letter presenting your current research work in English through our recruitment system by using the link "Apply now!" below.

We work in a hybrid way, and the primary workplace is Otaniemi, Espoo. The Otaniemi campus is a thriving and connected community of 100 nationalities, 12,000 students and 4,500 employees. Life at the transformed campus is vibrant and filled with amazing architecture, calming nature, and a variety of cafes, restaurants, services and good connections along the recently opened metro line.

Our scientific research, artistic activities and teaching are carried out at Aalto's six schools and their departments and units. Take a closer look at our schools and departments, and their research. In the recruitment system, please choose 1 to 2 most suitable departments for you to continue your research.

Aalto University’s six schools and their departments:

School of Engineering (ENG)

The School of Engineering teaches and researches fields that encompass all aspects of our built-up environment. Global warming, energy conservation and sustainable use of natural resources are the focus areas of both research and teaching.

School of Business (BIZ)

The School of Business is Finland's leading business school and one of the top business schools in Europe. The Aalto University School of Business was the first business school in the Nordic countries to receive the most important international quality accreditations of the field: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. This makes it one of the best business schools in the world.

School of Chemical Engineering (CHEM)

Important areas of research conducted at the School of Chemical Engineering include environmentally friendly and energy-efficient processes, diverse utilisation of wood and other biomaterials, new materials and their application, new motor fuels, shaping of micro-organisms and enzymes, and new drugs and biomaterials.

School of Science (SCI)

The School of Science performs world-class fundamental research and develops scientific and technical applications based on its results. Especially the fields of computation and modelling, materials research as well as ICT and media account for a large part of the research conducted at the school.

School of Electrical Engineering (ELEC)

At the School of Electrical Engineering electrical engineering, the natural sciences and information technology intertwine to form smart systems and innovations that save energy and increase well-being. Our research is applied in mobile telephones, electricity networks and in satellites.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture (ARTS)

The School of Arts, Design and Architecture began operating on 1 January 2012 when the School of Art and Design and the Department of Architecture at the School of Engineering merged together.

The school is the largest of its kind in the Nordic countries, and one of the most prestigious ones in the whole world. The areas of research in the field of arts and design include design, digital media, audio-visual representation, art education and visual culture. The viewpoint of usefulness forms the foundation of artistic activity.

Do you have any questions? You can reach out to Minna Tuusa, HR Specialist, by email [email protected].

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