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|School/Company||Hanken School of Economics|
|Job Title||ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (5-year tenure track) in Management and Organisation in Helsinki from 1.8.2021 or earlier|
|Career level||[not specified]|
|Desired education level||Doctorate or PhD|
|Career Progression||tenure track|
|Salary||the exact salary level depends upon the recruited individual’s qualifications and performance|
Hanken School of Economics is a leading, internationally accredited (EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB) university with over a hundred years of experience in education and research in economics and business administration.
Our master program was ranked among the top 90 programs globally by Financial Times. Hanken is recognized for its outstanding research quality and international orientation in proportion to its size (U-Multirank, 2016 & 2017) and Hanken has close ties to the business community and an active alumni network with over 13 800 alumni working in more than 70 countries. We are located in Helsinki and Vaasa, Finland.
Finland, as a country, is ranked as one of the best-governed countries in the world (http://www.prosperity.com/rankings), as well as among the top 5 happiest countries (https://worldhappiness.report/ed/2019/) – due to, inter alia, high level of equality and safety; free, high-quality education at both primary, secondary, and university levels; affordable healthcare and childcare; and competitiveness and innovativeness of the business sector.
In the position as assistant professor, you will be welcomed as part of our subject in the Department of Management and organisation at the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland.
We are interested in recruiting a management and organisation scholar of high international standard and potential.
By joining our department, you will benefit from and contribute to a thriving scientific environment at a triple crown-accredited university business school (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA accreditations), becoming part of a group of highly active researchers with high productivity in publishing, numerous global projects, and a strong international profile. You will find more information about the relevant unit here:
The location of the position is in Helsinki: https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en
As an Assistant Professor you will conduct scholarly research, teach and contribute to programme development, supervise students, engage in international collaboration and research projects, and carry out some service/administrative tasks. As a tenure-track position, the employment is for a fixed term of 5 years at the beginning. After the 5-year period, you will have the opportunity to obtain tenure or a permanent position as an associate professor (and later in a position as full professor) upon fulfilling the university’s criteria for career advancement in terms of high-quality research and publications, teaching, and service. More information about Hanken’s tenure track can be found at our webpage:
More specifically, as Assistant Professor you will be responsible for:
The annual working time in the position is 1612 hours. During semesters, you are expected to spend a minimum average of three days per week 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 subject.
As eligibility requirements, applicants for the position are required to have (a) a PhD degree within the subject of management or closely related major and (b) fluent command of English, both written and oral. Ability to teach and supervise in Swedish is considered a merit.
The following qualifications are considered as further merits when evaluating applicants:
Given the researcher focus of the tenure track, strong merits related to the first three qualifications above are prioritised in evaluating and ranking applicants. The applicant should pinpoint and describe the fit between the targeted areas of expertise of the position, and his or her research efforts, publication track record and pipeline, and teaching experience in the application documents.
Suitable applicants will be interviewed either in person, or through videoconferencing.
Final short-listed candidates will be invited for a trial lecture/research presentation. If possible, a campus visit at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki will be arranged.
The salary for the tenure-track Assistant Professor is based on the university salary system in Finland (including employee healthcare as well as pension and holiday contributions); the exact salary level depends upon the recruited individual’s qualifications and performance. Beyond the salary, the university’s foundation grants faculty members substantial publication awards for high-quality publications.
Enquiries may be directed to Head of Department Professor Sören Kock, e-mail email@example.com, mobile +358 50 5256709, or Head of Subject, Professor Denise Salin, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, mobile +358 40 352 1502.
Applicants are welcomed to submit applications prior to the deadline.
An application letter, with the following separate attachments,
shall be submitted electronically to Hanken’s recruitment database Laura no later than December 1st, 2020 (EET). All the above attachments are mandatory for the applicant to be considered for the position. In addition, other relevant documents (e.g. certificates, recommendations) may be submitted with the application. All materials are to be submitted in English.