Other academic positions

In addition to professors and lecturers, Aalto University employs other academic staff in various positions, such as Professors of Practice, Adjunct Professor and Post Doctoral Researcher. This page provides information on these other academic positions.

The other academic positions, enable the university to employ individuals for special purposes on a full-time or part-time basis. In general, the positions are fixed-term, with the exception of staff scientist and senior scientist.

When recruiting to these positions, the general guidelines and principles set down in the Aalto University HR policies, the Aalto University Code of Conduct, principles for the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), and regulations of disqualification are to be followed.

The other academic positions in use are shown in the following figure:

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Other academic positions - policy and procedures

The key guidelines for recruitment processes and contracts for other academic position and assignments, i.e. professor of practice, adjunct professor, postdoctoral researcher, research fellow, staff scientist, senior scientist, visiting, and in residence positions, and student positions are found in the policy document below.

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HR Services

Human Resource Services support your work and managerial duties at Aalto. We are available to help at every stage of the employment relationship. On this page you can find links to employment related information and contact information of the HR Services.

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Human Resource (HR) services contact details

Contact details to Human Resources (HR) services for Joint University services as well as for HR units at Schools and Departments.

This service is provided by:

HR Services

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