Senior Lecturer, Corporate Environmental Management

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Sep 2021

Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics  (JSBE) is currently seeking to recruit staff to the position of

Senior Lecturer in Corporate Environmental Management.
The position is fixed-term from 1 November 2021, or as agreed, until 31 August 2026.

Senior Lecturer in Corporate Environmental Management participates in teaching and supervision of students of the international Master’s Programme in Corporate Environmental Management, as well as in administrative duties of the Programme and the School of Business and Economics. Senior Lecturer can also participate in the supervision of Doctoral theses. Senior Lecturer is expected to conduct research in Corporate Environmental Management in topics such as sustainable transformation, sustainable business models, resource wisdom, circular or sharing economy, stakeholder relations, or sustainability marketing. Senior Lecturer is expected to be active in scientific publishing and research projects, including acquisition of research funding. Senior Lecturer supports the work of the Resource Wisdom community  of the University.

Qualifications we are looking for

The duties, qualification requirements and language skills of senior lecturer are stipulated by the University of Jyväskylä Regulations and language skills guidelines.  The persons selected for these positions are expected to teach in Finnish and/or in English. Excellent English skills are thus required. University may grant exemption from this requirement.

A doctoral degree in Corporate Environmental Management or a closely related field in business studies and experience in education and research in Corporate Environmental Management are required from the Senior Lecturer. Evidence of participation in research projects, acquisition of research funding, and supervision of theses is considered advantages to the applicant. An ideal applicant has an ambitious research agenda aiming to publications in high-quality scientific journals.

What does the University of Jyväskylä offer as an employer?

At the University of Jyväskylä you are a valued member of our academic community with a unique opportunity to influence the research-based education of students. You become part of our international and multi-science community where the welfare of each individual is important. At Jyväskylä we offer a great and lively campus area with opportunities to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

In our university, pedagogical expertise is valued and its research and development is supported. We provide you the latest information and resources in the field of education for the development of teaching. Our multidisciplinary community develops constantly new teaching methods and creates possibilities to learn from each other.

The annual salary range will be approximately 40.000 – 64.000 EUR (gross income, including holiday bonus), depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

A trial period of six months will be used in the beginning of the employment.

To find useful information about the University of Jyväskylä, the City of Jyväskylä and living in Finland, see the University's International Staff Guide .

How to apply

Please attach following documents to the online application in English as PDF files:
1) A motivation letter (free-form)
2) Curriculum vitae (CV) which is to be written in accordance with good scientific practice and the following CV template
3) A list of publications
4) A brief (1-2 pages) written account of pedagogical training and teaching merits (teaching portfolio)
5) Maximum of five (5) main publications, numbered in accordance with the list of publications (as one PDF file)

Please submit your application at the latest on September 12th  2021 using the online application form.

For further information, please contact Professor, Dean Hanna-Leena Pesonen, tel. +358 503732132, e-mail:

At the University of Jyväskylä, everyone can find their place in the human-centered environment of 2,500 experts and 14,500 students. Our goal is to create wisdom and wellbeing for us all. It is essential that each member of the community thrives and has opportunities to develop and grow. We cherish openness of thinking as well as the balance between research and education. Our naturally beautiful campus is located at the heart of the city of Jyväskylä. JYU is the third largest employer in Central Finland.

Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) conducts high-quality research and offers quality degree education and executive education in business and economics. JSBE mission supports Competitive, Digital, and Sustainable Transformation in Business and Economy.  We offer our expertise widely to business, economy and society and contribute our knowledge to promote university-based entrepreneurship and innovation activities.   

JSBE is accredited by AACSB and BGA. JSBE’s Avance Executive Education has AMBA accreditation. JSBE’s research is ranked among top 401-500 in Shanghai’s Academic Ranking of World Universities and 250-300 in Times Higher Education ranking. 

JSBE is an active, international, and cooperative faculty in the dynamic and international University of Jyväskylä. The number of JSBE faculty is around 120, including about 25 professors. 1.500 students study at JSBE. Each year, around 200 students graduate as Masters of Science, and about 10 doctoral dissertations are publicly defended at JSBE.

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