Dept. of Mathematics and Systems analysis, Aalto University

Position ID: Aalto-PAM [#11233]
Position Title: Professor in Applied Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Espoo, Southern Finland 02150, Finland [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2017/12/18 (posted 2017/11/02, listed until 2017/12/18)
Position Description:    

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Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

We are now looking for a Professor in Applied Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis ( at Aalto University invites applications from talented individuals for a tenure track or tenured position in applied mathematics. The position is targeted primarily at candidates for the Assistant and Associate Professor levels. However, applicants with an indisputably outstanding record for the Full Professor level may also be considered.

The main research areas of the department are: Algebra and discrete mathematics, Analysis, Numerical analysis and mechanics, Stochastics and statistics, Systems and operations research.

Applications from all research areas are welcome, but experience in numerical analysis, optimization, scientific computing, or uncertainty quantification is considered an asset.

The applicants should hold a doctoral degree in mathematics, operations research, statistics, or a related discipline. An excellent research record and a clear vision for future developments in applied mathematics are expected. The ability and enthusiasm to teach relevant courses and supervise students are essential. Advancing diversity is a core value of the Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.

How to apply

Applications with attachments are to be addressed to the President of Aalto University and submitted no later than December 18, 2017. An application and its attachments should form a single pdf file, with file name “lastname_firstname_application.pdf”. All application material must be in English.

The application material should include: 1.Cover letter including a summary of merits and most important achievements (one page), 2.Curriculum vitae with contact details, 3.Research statement describing past and future research (1-3 pages), 4.List of publications (top five publications relevant for this position highlighted), 5.Brief teaching statement (1 page).

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Contact: Professor Nuutti Hyvönen, +358 50 5934409
Postal Mail:
P.O. Box 11000, 00076 AALTO, FINLAND
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