Post-Doctoral Researcher In Real Estate Economics

Країна: Фінляндія;

Місто: Espoo

Додана: 19.06.2019

Роботодавець: Aalto University


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, Helsinki University of Technology and the University of Art and Design Helsinki – Aalto University opens up new possibilities for strong multidisciplinary education and research. The university has 20 000 students and a staff of 5 000 including 350 professors. In addition, Aalto University offers an exciting and collaborative environment that supports creative innovation and individual development.

Aalto University School of Engineering invites applications for


The position is at Real Estate Economics Research Group in the Department of Built Environment ( in the research group led by Assistant Professor Heidi Falkenbach.

The position is directly linked to the research project “Outcomes of land policy in real estate markets” funded by Academy of Finland, and the candidate will be working in the subproject evaluating the effects of public land policy on real estate markets. The project builds on earlier research conducted by Heidi Falkenbach and her research team (see. e.g. Valtonen et al. 2017; Valtonen et al, 2018, Oikarinen et al. 2015). In this project, the emphasis is on the quantitative evaluation of the linkages between public land policy and housing market outcomes.


An appointee to the position of post-doctoral researcher must hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field (e.g. economics, real estate). The doctoral degree must have been obtained within the last three years from the application deadline (some exceptions for special grounds, for instance sick leave and parental leave are possible). The candidate should have very good theoretical and practical knowledge in the field and have the ability to conduct independent scientific research. The candidate should have the proven capability to publish in scientific journals and have excellent analytical and methodological skills. The project in question requires good command especially in panel data methods and time-series analysis. The position will require scholarly publishing, interaction with the interest groups as well as participation in the teaching in the Master’s Programme in Real Estate Economics (max 10% of working time).

Salary and benefits

Aalto University applies the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be supported to participate in international conferences, to apply for fellowships, and to develop knowledge and competencies for success in the future career.

For more information

For further details contact Assistant Professor Heidi Falkenbach, Aalto University. E-mail: Tel. +358 504012409.

How to apply

The applications for the position are to be submitted through the eRecruitment system(link 'Apply for this job' below). The deadline for applications is July 31st, 2019. All material should be submitted in English. The application materials will not be returned.

Please submit your application as a single pdf file, which includes the following documents in English:

  • Curriculum vitae, including teaching merits (max. 3 pages)
  • List of publications or manuscripts in preparation (max. 2 pages)
  • Letter of Research Interests (max. 2 pages), in which the applicant outlines how his/her expertise would contribute to the topic area
  • Summary (max. 2 pages) of the applicant’s scholarly activities, including original research at an international level, international academic networks, local co-operation, success in obtaining research funding
  • Electronic copy or link to doctoral thesis
  • Names and contact details of one or two referees

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.

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