Lecturer in New Media (50%)
Aalto University School of Art and Design

Lecturer, new media (50%)


The Aalto University School of Art and Design is one of the world's most prestigious arts and crafts, design and architecture international universities. The university is an active social influence. The main areas of study are design, digital media, audiovisual presentations, art, visual culture, welfare building and community and city planning. The university's roots extend to 1871.


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50% of the new media lecturer


Lecturer teaches programming and design courses in the New Media Degree Program. Lecturer's tasks include the supervision and evaluation of master's theses and participation in the administrative tasks of the degree program and / or institution. Up to 20% of working time is available for personal artistic work or research.


The term is temporary until 28 February 2019. Begin by contract, as soon as possible. 



applicant is required to have at least an upper university degree in a suitable field (new media, digital design, media art or equivalent) and teaching experience. Our programming courses mainly use Processing, Arduino and JavaScript, so experience requires at least one of the above. The applicant's scientific / artistic merits and pedagogical studies are also taken into account in the selection. Applicants are required to have good English language skills, as the degree programs are held in English.


Applicants will be assessed on the basis of the following areas: teaching, artistic and / or research merit, co-operation skills and activities in the professional, artistic or scientific community.


Pay and working time


The remuneration is based on the university pay system. The assignment is placed at the level 5 (OV5) of teaching and research staff. The 50% working time of the teaching staff is determined by a total working time of 812 hours a year. Start work as soon as possible. The location is for a fixed term and ends on 28 February 2019.


Application Documents and Application Time


Applications are requested to be made in English through the  electronic search system by 20.12.2017 at the latest (under the link "Search for this location"). The application should include:

  • Motivation letter

  • Track record

  • List of publications and / or portfolio (all work in a portfolio in a pdf file of up to 100 MB in size)

  • Explanation of teaching portraits in the form of a teaching portfolio, cf. (English) at http://www.aalto.fi/en/midcom-serveattachmentguid-1e56dbb7c73acd06dbb11e5a925693d235cb4ceb4ce/outline_for_compiling_your_teaching_portfolio_04082015.pdf.     


Applications should be submitted in pdf format, in the form of Surname_Et_name_header_VVVV - KK-PP.pdf. The Search Committee may also request additional materials from applicants. For a reasoned reason, Aalto University has the right to refrain from completing the assignment, to continue the application period and to take into account the candidates who did not apply for a job during the application period. 

More information

- Markku Reunanen, +358 50 539 3321, markku.reunanen (at) aalto.fi, is responsible for questions related to tasks and requirements.

- Questions concerning the application process are answered by HR Coordinator Ilona Kallio, +358 50 524 0728, ilona.kallio (at) aalto.fi




Aalto's Values As a 
Ethical Working Community, Aalto University wants to ensure that its research, education and teaching meet high international quality standards. We expect from every member of our community to respect Aalto's values, honesty and justice in all activities and behavior towards others. Each member of the Aalto community is committed to meeting the Aalto University's ethical principles for specifying Aalto's values.

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