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Professor Or Associate Professor (Tenure Track) In Entrepreneurship

6 days ago | Closing on Jan 07
University of Turku
Professor Or Associate Professor (Tenure Track) In Entrepreneurship
University of Turku
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Published: 6 days ago
Application deadline: Jan 07
Location: Turku, Finland
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Professor Or Associate Professor (Tenure Track) In Entrepreneurship

Applications are hereby invited for the post of 


at the Turku School of Economics. The post is positioned at the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the subject of Entrepreneurship.

The post will be filled directly as a Professor for an indefinite period as the first option. If there are no applicants qualified as a Professor for this particular position, the second option is to fill this post through a tenure track system first as fixed-term employment period as Associate Professor.

For the post of Professor, a researcher of high international standard is sought. For the tenure track associate professorship, we seek a highly talented researcher whose merits show significant potential in research.

This position is sponsored professorship by OP Co-operative Banks in Varsinais-Suomi and OP Group directed at entrepreneurship. Professor of Entrepreneurship will be in close interaction with business aiming to develop economic vitality and entrepreneurship. 

We are especially interested in applicants who are connected to the research profiles and strenghtens the current expertise and activities in Entrepreneurship. The position requires prior experience in successful obtaining of external funding and leading research projects. The person selected is expected to have good and versatile knowledge of research in entrepreneurship.  Research in the following areas e.g. are considered as additional merit of the applicant:

  • new ways of practicing entrepreneurship in different and changing contexts
  • entrepreneurial business dynamics and individuals in entrepreneurial processes, entrepreneurial renewal
  • changes in working life and earnings

 Additionally these are considered as advantage of the applicant:

  • methodological diversity
  • experiences from business engagement and social interaction and policy-oriented entrepreneurship and innovation research
  • research and practical experiences that enables contributing to the Entrepreneurial University strategy of UTU

More detailed information is available in the appointment specification which due to technical reasons is available on request by e-mail from Sanna Kuusjärvi. 

Applications must be submitted on Monday 7th of January 2019 at the latest via the electronic application form of the University of Turku; link to the application system at the beginning of this announcement (Apply for the job).

Further information concerning the position can be obtained from Professor in Entrepreneurship Jarna Heinonen, tel. +358 50 5631 713. Further information concerning the appointment procedure can be obtained from the Faculty Services Manager Ms. Sanna Kuusjärvi

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