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Lecturer in human-computer interaction
Aalto University School of Science

Date Posted Jul. 2, 2018
Title Lecturer in human-computer interaction
University Aalto University School of Science More About This Institution...
Department Department of Computer Science
Application Deadline Aug. 12, 2018
Position Start Date Autumn 2018
  • Helsinki
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Computer Science

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 has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

Aalto University, Department of Computer Science is currently looking for a

LECTURER in human-computer interaction

for a fixed term three-year period, starting as soon as possible in the autumn 2018.

Department of Computer Science ( is a central place for collaborating with several active research groups on HCI (see HelsinCHI,

Main duties, responsibilities and requirements

The lecturer in human-computer interaction is expected to participate in the teaching of two to four courses annually, including the introductory course on human-computer interaction, as well as take an active part in thesis supervision, research and educational administration.

Education at Aalto University is based on high quality research. The candidates are expected to have

a doctoral degree in human-computer interaction or related field, good pedagogical and teaching skills, and a strong track record in scientific research.

The applicants should be active in international research having good skills in formulating and reviewing research setups and providing guidance in research-related exercises and thesis works. Experience in collaboration with the industry both in research and teaching is beneficial for this position. Applicants will be expected to possess appropriate publication record, lecturing and thesis advising experience, a number of years of post-doctoral experience, as well as excellent communication and teamwork skills for working with colleagues. Excellent skills in English language is required.

The salary is determined based on experience and qualifications according to the salary system of Aalto University. The position is located in the Helsinki metropolitan area.

How to apply

Please send your application through the link below (Apply for this job) no later than Aug 12, 2018. The application shall include the following appendices (as one single pdf-form):

Cover letter including a summary of merits Curriculum Vitae (recommended maximum length two pages), List of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted), Teaching statement (recommended maximum length four pages), Research statement (recommended maximum length four pages), Names and contact information for three references

Further information

For further information, please contact Professor Marko Nieminen, tel. +358 50 368 4763, or e-mail:

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.

  • Aalto University has declared to commit to the Principles of the European Commission’s Recommendation The European Charter for Researchers and The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. In accordance with its Equality Plan, Aalto University has made a commitment to act as an equal-opportunity employer which makes its recruitment decisions on the basis of competence, skills and aptitude.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Professor Marko Nieminen
    Department of Computer Science
    Aalto University School of Science
    Konemiehentie 2
  • +358 50 368 4763


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