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Postdoctoral research positions in media technology

Aalto University is a new university with over a century of experience. Created from a high-profile merger between three leading universities in Finland – the Helsinki School of Economics, the Helsinki University of Technology and the University of Art and Design Helsinki – Aalto University opens up new possibilities for strong multi-disciplinary education and research. The university's ambitious goal is to rank among the top universities in the world in its areas of specialization. At Aalto University, there are 20,000 students with the number of alumni around 75,000. We have a staff of 4,500 persons of which 300 are professors.

Aalto University School of Science invites applications for:


1–3 postdoctoral positions at the Aalto University's Department of Media Technology are open to talented individuals who hold a doctorate and have high potential for a successful scientific career. The positions are for 1 to 3 years.
The research conducted at the Department covers digital media widely, themes varying from digital imaging and interaction to modelling of room acoustics to web technologies and semantic web. A postdoctoral researcher is supposed to work in one of the four research groups of the department, and also participate in teaching.

For additional information, please contact Head of Department, Professor Tapio Takala, tel. +358 50 551 3222 (or in recruitment process related questions HR Coordinator Saara Ahokoski +358 9 470 25877). E-mails:

The application materials should be in English and include a CV, a list of publications and a research plan, as well as the names and contact details of possible references. The applications for the positions are to be addressed to the Head of Department and sent by email in a single pdf-file to by 30 April 2011.

The application materials will not be returned.

In Espoo, March 2011