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|School/Company||Hanken School of Economics|
|Job Title||Assistant Professor (5-year tenure track) and Associate Professor (tenured) in Marketing|
|Career level||[not specified]|
|Desired education level||Doctorate or PhD|
|Salary||According to the university salary system.|
The Department of Marketing at Hanken School of Economics invites applications for a fixed-term position as Assistant Professor (in a 5-year tenure track), and a permanent position as tenured Associate Professor, starting January 1st, 2023.
We offer an energetic research environment with a strong international profile and close ties to the surrounding business life. The position is open for qualified candidates with solid potential for a successful scientific career. In terms of research foci and interest, we especially encourage applications from candidates that fit the profile of the Subject Area of Marketing at Hanken, and its linked research centre CERS – Centre for Relationship Marketing and Service Management.
In Hanken’s tenure track, Assistant Professors obtain an employment contract for a fixed term of 5 years. After this 5-year term, you will have the opportunity to advance to the tenured Associate Professor level, with a permanent contract, upon fulfilling the university’s criteria for career advancement in terms of high-quality research and publications, teaching, and service. Qualified candidates with a strong track record in research and teaching can also apply directly for a tenured Associate Professor position. As an Associate Professor you can advance to a full Professor fulfilling the university´s criteria for career advancement.
Hanken School of Economics is an internationally accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) university business school that is recognized for its research of eminent quality. Hanken has strong connections to the corporate world and an active alumni network with over 13 800 alumni working in more than 70 countries. Our Master’s program is ranked number 45 in Financial Times’s global ranking of Masters in Management (MiM) programs. Hanken operates at two locations in Finland, Helsinki and Vaasa. The announced positions are located in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Helsinki has been regarded as one of the most liveable cities in the world (https://monocle.com/film/affairs/most-liveable-city-helsinki/) and No. 1 city in the world for Work-Life Balance (Kisi 2019).
Being a member of the marketing community at Hanken
Being a researcher and teacher in marketing at Hanken implies endowing students with a grasp of marketing as a strategic process that purposefully drives companies towards profitable growth, in an environmentally and socially responsible manner – through profound understanding of customer behaviour. Accordingly, both our research projects and study programs focus on the critical role of customer and market insights for the successful strategic management of businesses in various industries and business environments. Our research profile strongly builds on thought leadership in service management.
For the position as Assistant or Associate Professor, we are especially welcoming applications from candidates with research and teaching interest in one or more of the following research areas: Service marketing, Service innovation, Customer experience, Marketing communication, Brand management, Strategic marketing, AI and digital marketing or Business-to-Business marketing. The candidate’s ability to create new scientific knowledge, with a high relevance for the corporate world, is a key priority.
Both as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the Department of Marketing you will be engaging in the following tasks:
At the Associate Professor level, the last two tasks are emphasized to a higher degree than at the Assistant Professor level.
The eligibility criteria for both the Assistant and Associate Professor position are:
Additional eligibility criteria for the Assistant Professor position are:
For the Associate Professor level position, the above criteria are also valid. Furthermore, for the Associate Professor level, the following additional criteria apply:
In evaluating the above criteria for Associate Professor level, particular weight is given to achievements and merits during recent years (~past 5-7 years). Hanken recognizes the San Francisco Declaration of Research Assessment (DORA).
Candidates for both Assistant and Associate Professor level should explicitly describe the alignment of the candidate’s research and teaching efforts and interests with the focal topics of the position and of the Subject Area of Marketing. Candidates should also clearly state the level(s) (Assistant and/or Associate) they are applying for.
Employment terms and salary
The annual working time of the position is 1612 hours. During semesters, you are expected to spend an average of three days per week physically at the Department in Helsinki in order to actively contribute to the research and teaching environment. Teaching tasks are allocated based on the curriculum needs of the Department of Marketing and by considering the professor’s expertise and interests. Curriculum details are available in the subject’s current course portfolio.
The salary is based on the university salary system in Finland (including employee healthcare as well as pension and holiday contributions). The exact salary level will significantly depend upon the recruited individual’s qualifications and performance, and for the Assistant professor is 42.000€ - 52.000€, and for the Associate professor 52.000€ – 61.000€
Interviews and trial lecture
The most qualified candidates will be interviewed in person or through videoconferencing. Final short-listed candidates will be invited for a teaching demonstration and research talk. If possible, a campus visit at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki will be arranged.
For additional information, please contact Professor Peter Björk, Head of the Department, email@example.com (or in the case of questions relating to the recruitment process, Director Elina Stadigh, firstname.lastname@example.org).
How to apply
Applications should be submitted online to Hanken’s recruitment database Laura no later than August 15, 2022 (EET) with the following attachments:
All the above attachments are mandatory for the applicant to be considered for the position. In addition, other relevant documents (e.g. recommendation letters) may be submitted with the application. All materials are to be submitted in English or Swedish.
Hanken reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period, and/or to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.