Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. We are an international community of 20,000 bold thinkers who shape a sustainable future with education, research breakthroughs and innovative ideas and solutions. Join us in changing the world – we have many attractive career opportunities to offer.
Aalto has top professionals in their fields working in a wide range of different positions. Here you can find information on our roles and positions, be it a professorship, lectureship, or another role you are looking for.
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.
All you need to know about your doctoral research journey at Aalto University
Doctoral education services team is part of Learning Services.
Doctoral programmes of Aalto prepare to become highly qualified researchers and experts in most demanding positions. Doctoral education is carried out in a unique multidisciplinary international scientific community.
Doctoral Student orientation course in MyCourses environment. Please enroll.
Research and innovation
Interactive introductory training material on research and innovation services, aimed at researchers
Aalto Current Research Information System (ACRIS) is Aalto University’s research information management system. The system contains information about the up-to-date research and artistic activities of the university. These activities are shown through the public portal Research.aalto.fi.
Conditions of use for e-resources
The principle of openness is the key principle of science and research. At Aalto University, the most visible forms of open science are open access publications, open research data and metadata, and combining openness and commercialisation.
Aalto University has committed itself to following the guidelines for ethical principles of research and integrity. You will find help and advice on questions on research ethics.
Recognize whether you are processing personal data and follow these instructions to handle it correctly.
Innovation Services at Aalto main page
Aalto University Startup Center main page
Support for faculty and students making theses by discipline and in general related to information retrieval, publication and information resources.
Learning Centre supports postgraduates and researchers by providing access to information resources. We also assist in information retrieval, publication and open science related questions.
Networking and socialization
The people.aalto.fi directory helps you to find the contact information of our personnel. You can browse the various units and Schools, or search for names and keywords.
Aallonhuiput doctoral student association
The Aalto Networking Platform brings together research expertise across departments, supporting collaboration both inside and outside of Aalto.
Aalto University is actively networking nationally and internationally and the department professors have excellent individual contacts worldwide. This provides the doctoral students various possibilities to get contacts and peer support. The university has several international thematic doctoral programmes running under the six Aalto doctoral programmes.
Otaniemi stories present people in Otaniemi.
Events, seminars, exhibitions, parties and meetings: Our lively campus connects people in all sorts of activities. Many events are also online. Which would you attend?
Nearly 45 000 alumni from 80 countries are already members of the Aalto University alumni network. Our alumni are all who have graduated from Aalto University as well as all our exchange students. You can join the alumni network already as a student – a warm welcome!
Etsimo research database tool
Aalto University offers different trainings to support the whole life-cycle of a research project as well as training for other important skills in research projects. The training courses are offered in themes such as research funding, publishing, project management, academic writing and entrepreneurship.
Our research and teaching infrastructures are a prerequisite for world-class, cutting edge research. They offer opportunities for collaboration and foster the local innovation ecosystem growth. The large infrastructures are open for all Aalto and external users.
Infrabooking, a booking system for research, teaching and learning infrastructures, has been aimed for all internal and external user groups. Infrabooking https://infrabooking.aalto.fi can be accessed from everywhere.
IT services for research
A selection of IT tools for researchers including devices, collaboration solutions, websites, IT support as a service, data storages and backups, data transfers, computing, on-premise and cloud resources, security support, and IT guiding.
Store your data in a service that enables backups, confidentiality or collaboration as needed.
Researchers, research groups and projects can use the specific TeamWork file service. Features are adjusted to meet the needs of each group.
File backup means the storage and restoration of information in case of any unexpected error or damage. Files are backed up with both quick backup copies and more stable backup copies that are stored on a separate medium.
You can find up-to-date news, contact information, chat and instructions of frequently used IT services at IT-help hub: accounts, passwords, email, MFA, vpn, printing, teams, zoom, VDI and guidelines how to procure workstations and phones.
Teaching and Learning
This handbook contains practical information on teaching at Aalto University.
A landing page for teachers to help them find services and support related to teaching and learning.
Do you want to develop yourself as a teacher? Start Aalto pedagogical training with A! Peda Intro and continue with other core courses, or check the available elective courses.
Aalto University Learning Services (LES) is responsible for all services which facilitate the smooth progression of studies at the university.
More onboarding topics
Orientation and onboarding info with links to relevant information for new Aalto employees.
Topics concerning professors' work and onboarding such as: Tenure track, competence development, research, leadership, university, teaching and learning, financial matters, IT
Onboarding and orientation checklist for new employee
All onboarding, orientation and induction related pages on guidelines, practices and support at Aalto.
Contact details to Human Resources (HR) services for Joint University services as well as for HR units at Schools and Departments.
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.