Nov 20 2012

Professor (Fixed-TERM) IN business administration, Accounting

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Professor (Fixed-TERM) IN business administration, Accounting


The post of a professor (fixed-term) in business administration, accounting is positioned in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Turku School of Economics. We welcome applications from scholars of high-quality in all areas of accounting research (financial accounting, management accounting and auditing). However, linkage to one of the areas of special expertise of the Turku School of Economics, management accounting, will be considered as an advantage to the applicant.


The employment contract will be fixed-term from 1 August 2013 until 31 July 2017. There is a trial period of four months.


The duties of the professor include conducting and supervising scientific research, teaching, staying up-to-date with the current scientific developments in the field, and participating in societal interaction and international scientific cooperation in the field.


The requirements for a professor position include a doctoral degree, high-level scientific competence, experience of leading and managing scientific research, experience of international cooperation in the research field, as well as ability to provide high-level research-based education and supervise final theses.


The salary is determined in accordance with the university salary system for teaching and research personnel. For professors the salary is at levels 8–10 on the job demands chart, where the task specific salary component is between 4543–5796 euros per month. In addition, a personal work performance component will be paid.  The personal work performance component is a maximum of 46.3 % of the task specific salary component. During the employment period salary will be revised on performance basis. Employees also benefit from the social security benefits of Finland and further, occupational health services offered by the employer.


For more detailed information on the application and evaluation procedure, please see the appointment specification relating to this position at:


Applications must include the documents listed in the appointment specifications. Applications should be addressed to the Rector of the University of Turku and must arrive to the Records Office (asiakirjapiste) of the Turku School of Economics by mail or email no later than on Friday 14 of December at 3.45 pm Finnish time.  The postal address is: Records Office (asiakirjapiste) of the Turku School of Economics, FI-20014 TURUN YLIOPISTO, FINLAND (visiting address: Turku School of Economics, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, Turku, 2nd floor). Applications by email can be sent to: The application documents will not be returned.


For further information, please contact the Head of Administration, Mr. Jani-Matti Lehto,


University of Turku is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.