Researcher Onboarding

On top of general onboarding here is especially research related topics for new researchers of Aalto. Please take a closer look below!

Researcher career

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Careers at Aalto

We are an international community of 20 000 bold thinkers, working on top research, art and education. Join us in changing the world!

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Career levels at Aalto

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.

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Other academic positions

This page describes other academic positions than tenure track professors and lecturers positions. Here you will also find official policies and procedures for other academic positions as well as instructions on how to appoint a docent.

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Doctoral Studies

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Doctoral studies at Aalto

Doctoral studies at Aalto after admission

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Doctoral Education Services

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Doctoral programmes

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.

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Practicalities

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Aalto Current Research Information System (ACRIS)

Aalto Current Research Information System (ACRIS) is Aalto University’s research information management system. The system contains the university’s up-to-date research and artistic activity.

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Conditions of use for e-resources

Conditions of use for e-resources

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Open science and research

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 openess and commercialization.

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Research Ethics and Research Integrity

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.

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Personal data and Research ethics

Researchers collecting personal data must comply with appropriate legislation, ethical principles of research and Aalto guidelines.

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Personal data

How to handle personal data in research?

Recognize whether you are processing personal data and follow these instructions to handle it correctly.

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Safety training

Safety training maintains skills and know-how as well as ensures response readiness in various hazardous situations. Training is offered in themes such as first aid, hot work license trainings, encountering challenging customers and other obligatory occupational safety trainings.

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Networking and socialization

Aalto People

Aalto People

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.

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Aallonhuiput

Aallonhuiput doctoral student association

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Networking

Aalto University is actively networking nationally and internationally and the department professors have excellent individual contacts worldwide. This provides the doctoral candidates various possibilities to get contacts and peer support. The university has several international thematic doctoral programmes running under the six Aalto doctoral programmes.

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Aalto University Stories

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Events

Aalto Events

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For alumni

Nearly 45 000 alumni from 80 countries are already members of the Aalto University alumni network. As a member of the network, you get research news, contacts from different fields and multiple opportunities for self-development.

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!

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Etsimo

Etsimo research database tool

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What are Aalto Platforms?

Platforms facilitate transdisciplinary actions in 8 thematic areas. They bring together Aalto's expertise across departments and support networking and collaboration.

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Research funding

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Training to support research

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 trainings are offered in themes such as research funding, publishing, project management, academic writing and entrepreneurship.

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Infrastructure

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Research and teaching infrastructures

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.

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Research and learning infrastructures

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.

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Infrabooking - Booking system for research, teaching and learning infrastructures

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.

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IT services for research

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IT Services for Research

A collection of IT tools for research.

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Storage services for research data

Store your data in a service that enables backups, confidentiality or collaboration as needed.

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File storage space for research and groups (TeamWork)

Researchers, research groups and projects can use the specific TeamWork file service. Features are adjusted to meet the needs of each group.

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File backup

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.

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Teaching and Learning

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Learning Services

Aalto University Learning Services (LES) is responsible for all services which facilitate the smooth progression of studies at the university.

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Pedagogical training - main page

The Aalto University pedagogical training offers you a possibility to familiarise yourself with teaching, learning and educational development. The training program (25 cr) consists of four core courses: A! Peda Intro, Learning and teaching in higher education, Course design, and Teaching practice.

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School of Electrical Engineering Learning Services

School of Electrical Engineering Learning Services contact information by remits and teams.

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School of Engineering Learning Services

School of Engineering Learning Services staff by remits and teams.

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School of Science Learning Services

School of Science Learning Services staff by remits and teams.

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School of Business Learning Services

School of Business Learning Services staff by remits and teams.

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School of Chemical Engineering Learning Services

School of Chemical Engineering Learning Services contact information by remits and teams.

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School of Arts, Design and Architecture Learning Services

School of Arts, Design and Architecture Learning Services staff by remits and teams.

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More onboarding topics

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Onboarding Guide for New Employees

Orientation and onboarding info with links to relevant information for new Aalto Employees.

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Onboarding checklist for new employee

Onboarding and orientation checklist for new employee

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