|Postdoctoral Researcher in Marketing|
Oulu Business School is an AACSB accredited international research and educational institute. It is one of the eight faculties within the University of Oulu, having around 1 500 students and 100 faculty and staff members. It offers degrees of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Science in Business Administration with six different majors and a doctoral research program.
Description of the position
The Postdoctoral Researcher position is located at the Oulu Business School. More specifically, the postdoctoral researcher’s work is positioned in the field of marketing, within which it may be focused on topics such as business networks and relationships, brand marketing, digital value creation or sustainability, for example.
As the aim of the Postdoctoral Researcher’s work is to produce high-quality research-based knowledge, the duties include scientific research and publishing, scientific collaboration, as well as planning and management of research projects, including applying for external funding for the said activities. They also include teaching in the Bachelor and Master’s programs, supervising of Bachelor’s and Master’s theses, and participation in the related educational development work. Moreover, various administrative tasks may be part of the work of the postdoctoral researcher.
You must hold a doctoral degree in Business Administration or Economics. Applications indicating that the doctoral dissertation has been defended may be acknowledged even if the final degree has not been afforded yet. If you are selected without a final degree, the work contract may be started only after the degree has been confirmed. On the other hand, the doctoral degree must have been received no more than 10 years ago. When calculating the 10-year period, parental leaves and other such career breaks are acknowledged. You are expected to have fluency in English. Finnish skills are greatly appreciated.
In the evaluation, the following are considered:
What we offer
Beyond the opportunity to work on the tasks described here, the university as a workplace offers several benefits:
A salary will be in accordance with the Finnish universities salary system for teaching and research personnel: level 05, equivalent to assistant professor level. In addition, a salary component based on personal work performance will be paid (maximum of 50% of the job-specific component). The starting salary will be approximately 3500-3600€ per month before taxes.
The position is fixed term for five years starting on 1st of March 2022 or as agreed. A trial period of six months is applied to the position.
How to apply
Applications, together with all the relevant enclosures, should be submitted using the electronic application form by December 4th, 2022 at 23:59 (Finnish local time). The application should be written in English and include the following documents as enclosed PDF files:
1) A motivation letter describing why the applicant is interested in this position (max 1 page)
i. articles in international peer-reviewed journals,
4) Teaching merits relevant for the position in the form of a teaching portfolio or a similar account.
For further information
Inquiries can be addressed to: Professor Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen, email@example.com
About Oulu, Finland
Finland is one of the most livable countries, with a high quality of life, safety, excellent education system, and competitive economy. The Oulu region is home to over 200 000 people making it the largest urban centre and one of the fastest growing regions in northern Finland. It is easily reachable by car, train, or plane, with the second largest airport in Finland located in Oulu. Oulu is a combination of beautiful, northern nature, vivid cultural life and modern technology. Oulu is also known for its highly-educated people and friendly, easy-going atmosphere. Living in Oulu is easy – everything is only max. 20 minutes away! Getting around on a bike, for example, is well facilitated throughout the year. Find out more about Oulu: https://www.oulu.fi/university/living-in-oulu
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