Senior Lecturer in accounting and finance

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Sep 2021

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

Senior Lecturer in accounting and finance. The position is fixed-term for 5 years, starting on 1st January 2022, or as agreed.

The task focuses on the area of corporate finance. The main duties of Senior Lecturer include teaching and research in the fields of accounting and finance. Teaching tasks include teaching and guidance in the areas of accounting and finance at the levels of basic, subject and advanced studies. Senior Lecturer also supervises bachelor's, master's and doctoral theses. The person selected for the position is expected to actively participate in the development of teaching as well as acquire external research funding.

The position includes teaching tasks in financial statement analysis, corporate finance, corporate governance and capital budgeting.

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.  University may grant exemption from this requirement. In this position excellent English skills and an ability to teach in English are required.

Senior lecturer is required to have a relevant doctoral degree, evidence of academic research work in the fields of accounting and finance, the ability to provide high-quality research-based teaching and to supervise theses and dissertations. In addition, relevant practical experience in the field of accounting and finance, and evidence of international networking are considered as an advantage to the applicant.

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

Please submit your application at the latest on September 30th 2021 using the online application form.

For further information, please contact: Professor Jukka Pellinen, e-mail: , tel. +358 504280803

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. According to our mission, JSBE 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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