The Entrepreneurship unit has a strong research culture. In the past few years, we have published articles in journals such as the Academy of Management Perspectives, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Economic Geography, Regional Studies, and Small Business Economics. We are also actively engaged in creating societal impact both domestically and internationally, for example through policy consultancy work for national ministries and international organisations such as Eurostat, ILO and the OECD.

The new lecturer would be expected to contribute to the design and delivery of individual courses, curriculum development, be an active member of the Aalto entrepreneurship ecosystem, and be involved in managerial and administrative tasks relating to the unit. In addition, research active applicants would be strongly encouraged to pursue their research agenda.

The post will be filled at the level of University Lecturer or Senior University Lecturer on the Aalto University lecturer track.

The preferred commencement of employment is 1 August 2017, but this can be negotiated.


A successful candidate must hold a PhD, possess excellent pedagogical skills and have experience in teaching entrepreneurship and innovation at the university level. A strong research record and ambition in relevant fields is highly desirable.


Aalto University follows the salary system of Finnish universities, but applicants may also provide their own salary requests. The position includes employee healthcare.

For more information

For additional information, please contact Professor Teemu Kautonen, tel. +358 50 360 9389, teemu.kautonen(at) In the case of questions relating to the recruitment process, please contact HR Coordinator Anu Roine, +358 50 371 6600, anu.roine(at)

How to apply

Please address your application to the Dean of Aalto University School of Business and include the following materials in your application package:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications
  • Teaching portfolio
  • Other relevant evidence of qualifications for the position

All application materials should be submitted in English. The application materials will not be returned.

To apply please click on the link below by Wednesday 10 May 2017.

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.