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Assistant Professor in Finance (tenure track)

The Department of Finance and Economics at Hanken School of Economics invites applications for position as ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (tenure track) in Finance in Helsinki starting from October 1st, 2021 or as per agreement., implies an employment starting with a fixed term of 5 years. After this 5-year term, you will have the opportunity to advance to a tenured associate professor level (and later to a position as full professor) upon fulfilling the university's criteria for career advancement in terms of high-quality research and publications, teaching, and service.

Hanken School of Economics is a leading, internationally accredited (EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB) university with over a hundred years of experience in education and research in economics and business administration. Our Master's program is ranked among the top 90 programs globally by Financial Times. Hanken is recognized for its outstanding research quality and international orientation in proportion to its size and Hanken has close ties to the business community and an active alumni network with over 13 800 alumni working in more than 70 countries. We are located in Helsinki and Vaasa, Finland. can find more information about the Department of Finance and Economics

Finland, as a country, is ranked as the No. 1 best-governed country in the world (, as well as the No. 1 happiest country in the world ( This is due to, inter alia, high level of equality and safety; free, high-quality education at both primary, secondary, and university levels; affordable healthcare and childcare; and competitiveness and innovativeness of the business sector.


Academic staff at Hanken are expected to carry out and supervise scientific research, to provide high quality academic teaching, to closely follow the advances of their field, to participate in service to the Hanken School of Economics community, to the academic community and to the society.

The applicants should hold a doctoral degree in finance or in a related field. The applicants will be reviewed based on their research, teaching and activity in the scientific community. Special consideration is given to candidates that have demonstrated their ability to produce high quality research in the field of Financial Economics.

When evaluating the applicants' qualifications in the above-mentioned areas, the main focus will be on the person's qualifications with emphasis given to recent years.

Applicants are required to have fluent command of English. Swedish language skills are considered a merit.

The position is full time with annual working time 1612 hours. During the academic year, in normal circumstances, it is expected that minimum average of three days per week is spent at the Department in order to actively contribute to the research and teaching environment. Teaching tasks are allocated based on the curriculum needs of the Department and by considering relevant own expertise.


The salary is based on the university salary system in Finland; the exact salary level depends on the recruited individual's qualifications and performance. The entry level salary for an Assistant Professor is in the range of 50-60.000 &#128/year. For candidates with more extensive qualifications and substantial research activity the salary level can be higher.

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Selected candidates will be invited to an interview and trial lecture/research presentation online or in person in August 2021.

How to apply

The application for position is to be addressed to the recruitment committee and application materials should include:

- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of publications (with the most significant publications highlighted)
- Teaching portfolio
- A research statement describing future research plans (3-4 pages)
- Names and contact information of four references
- Samples of research such as thesis chapters or publications

For more Information

For additional information, please contact Professor Gonul Colak ( or Professor Benjamin Maury, Head of the Department, (or in the case of questions relating to the recruitment process, Director Elina Stadigh,

Please submit all application materials in English. The application deadline is August 10th, 2021 (EEST).

To apply please click on the below link to complete your application. General instructions for applicants are provided

Hanken School of Economics reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.

Yhteystiedot: Benjamin Maury
Työpaikan osoite: Arkadiankatu 22, 00100 HELSINKI
Palkkaus: According to university salary system
Työaika: kokoaikatyö
Työn kesto: yli 12 kuukautta
Haku päättyy: 10.08.2021 klo 23:59
Ilmoitus jätetty: 16.06.2021

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Assistant Professor in Finance (tenure track)

Svenska handelshögskolan
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Julkaistu 16.06.2021

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