Mar 10 2014

Position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow (fixed-term, 1.8.2014– 31.7.2019) in business administration, accounting and finance

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opens the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow (fixed-term) in business administration, accounting and finance.

The post is positioned in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Turku School of Economics.

Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Turku School of Economics, Department of Accounting and Finance. Term of employment is fixed-term (1.8.2014– 31.7.2019).

The duties of the postdoctoral researcher include conducting, leading and managing scientific research. In addition, work assignments of the postdoctoral researcher also include teaching in the field of accounting and finance and administrative duties. An appropriate doctoral degree and the ability to provide high-level research-based teaching are required of person selected for the post of postdoctoral research fellow.

Qualification requirements for the position are laid down in the regulations of the University of Turku, Rules of Procedure. The requirements for a postdoctoral research fellow position include a doctoral degree, scientific competence and teaching skills in the field in question. In addition, applicant ́s publications in journals that have the Publication Forum classification ( and the suitability of the research topic in relation to the research profile and expertise of the subject will be taken into consideration. In addition, teaching needs and their characteristics will be taken into account.

The salary will be based on levels 5−6 of the demands level chart for teaching and research staff in the salary system applied at Finnish universities, according to which the base salary for the position is EUR 2820,64–3293,22 per month. In addition, a performance-based salary component of up to 46,3% will be paid.

There is a trial period of four months.

Applicants for the position should enclose with their application a certified CV, an academic portfolio ( the-University.aspx), copies of degree certificates and other documents that may influence the filling of positions. In addition, we require the applicant to show in free format how her/his strengths fit the set of tasks defined above.

For further information, please contact professor Hannu Schadéwitz, tel. +358 2 333 9321 or email:

Applications should be addressed to Turku School of Economics and must arrive to the Registry (kirjaamo) of the University of Turku by mail or email no later than on 3rd April 2014 at 15:45 (Finnish Time). The postal address is: Registry (kirjaamo) of the University of Turku, FI- 20014 TURUN YLIOPISTO, FINLAND (visiting address: University of Turku, main building, ground floor). Note on the envelope: “Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Accounting and Finance”. Applications by email can be sent to: The application documents will not be returned.