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Three (3) Postdoctoral researchers in Information and Service Management
Aalto University

Date Posted Apr. 25, 2022
Title Three (3) Postdoctoral researchers in Information and Service Management
University Aalto University
, Finland
Department E704 Dept. Information and Service Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Computer/Information Sciences
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 School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Europe and number one in Finland. We work for better business and a better society, and we act sustainably for the wellbeing of all. We educate future experts and leaders, who have a high demand on the job market. We also contribute to the society through impactful research, long-term partnerships with companies and other stakeholders, and through strong societal engagement. We hold the highly valued Triple Crown status: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS - an honor held by only some 1% of the business schools worldwide - and we cooperate with the most prestigious universities and business schools around the world.

The Aalto University School of Business is looking for

THREE (3) POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER for 2 years positions

at the department of Information and Service Management to work in tight co-operation with the faculty. The fields of the positions are Supply Chain Managements/Logistics, Information Systems Science or Management Science according to the three disciplinary areas of the department. The Department appreciates an active approach to international research collaboration and business co-operation. Both are supported by our current faculty and Aalto’s multidisciplinary collaboration platforms for research and education of the Aalto University.

The department of Information and Service Management has a strong focus on empirical studies and active cooperation with companies and prestigious universities. Most of our projects have both national and international partners, and the results of our research are targeted at top tier academic journals. The research is broadly divided into three disciplines: information systems science, management science and SCM/logistics, with topics such as digital service development, service networks, behavioral decision making, and data science. Our department composes more than 50 employees from all over the world with diverse backgrounds.

We are looking for applicants who are completing, or have completed within the past four years, their doctoral studies in a relevant field of study (e.g., SCM, logistics, information systems science or management science). The applicants should have demonstrated the ability to conduct research independently and the potential or ability to publish in high-quality scholarly journals. The positions require fluent skills in the English language. An ideal candidate has a background in either analytics/management science, supply chain management/logistics or information systems and respectively interest in doing research on projects and topics found here:

The position is associated with a teaching load that is a 30 % of yearly working time (in research related topics). The positions are full-time fixed-term postdoc positions from September 2022 to July 2024.

Aalto University follows EU rules and regulations on HR policies. Based on the regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems, full time employment at Aalto University is inconsistent with residence abroad. Employment duties need to be performed in Finland. 

Salary and benefits
Salary is internationally competitive, and Aalto University provides health care and retirement benefits. Finland is a great and safe environment, offering many excellent state-subsidized services, including affordable day care and free schools, which are consistently ranked among the best in the world. For more information about living in Finland, please see:

For more Information
For further information, please contact Professor Markku Kuula ( or in questions relating to the recruitment process HR Coordinator Heli Solla (

How to apply
The application materials for the postdoctoral position include:
  • Cover letter (1-2 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • The list of most relevant publications (list max. 5 publications)
  • A piece of solo-authored work (e.g. your doctoral dissertation or a section of it, a solo-authored manuscript or a journal article)
  • Names and contact information for two references

If you want to join our community, please submit your application through Aalto recruiting system no later than May 10, 2022.

All application material should be submitted in English and in PDF form through Application documents section in the application form. The application materials will not be returned. Please refer to the name of the position concerned in your application.

Aalto University’s employees and visitors please note: you should apply for the position via our internal system Workday -> Career -> find jobs (not external webpage on open positions) by using their existing Workday user account.

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period.

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