Senior Lecturer of Accounting
University of Jyväskylä


Senior Lecturer of Accounting

Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) is an AACSB-accredited business school and one of the six faculties of the University of Jyväskylä.

 We are looking for a Senior Lecturer, accounting, starting on 1 January 2024 or as agreed in effective until further notice.

JSBE has three focus areas in its research: Sustainable Business and Economy, Digital Business and Economy, as well as Policy-Relevant Economics and Competitiveness of Economy. The senior lecturer in accounting will focus on teaching and research in the key areas of accounting, which cover e.g. corporate finance, risk management, cost accounting and management control, enterprise resource planning information systems, especially the internal and external reporting and audit of financial information. 

The main duties of Senior Lecturer include teaching and research in the fields of accounting. Teaching tasks include teaching and guidance in the areas of accounting at the levels of basic, subject and advanced studies. Senior Lecturer also supervises bachelor's, master's and doctoral theses. The person selected for the position is expected to actively participate in the development of teaching as well as acquire external research funding. 


Qualifications we are looking for 

The bachelor's and master's programmes in Accounting at JSBE are offered in Finnish. Therefore, in this position excellent Finnish skills and an ability to teach in Finnish are required. Read more about the requirements for the position and submitting an application in the Finnish advertisement.


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Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

At the University of Jyväskylä, everyone can find their place in the human-centred environment of 2,600 experts and 14,700 students. Our goal is to create wisdom and wellbeing for us all. It is essential that each member of the community thrives and has opportunities to develop and grow. We cherish openness of thinking as well as the balance between research and education. Our naturally beautiful campus is located at the heart of the city of Jyväskylä. JYU is the third largest employer in Central Finland.

Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) conducts high-quality research and offers quality degree education and executive education in business and economics. JSBE mission supports Competitive, Digital, and Sustainable Transformation in Business and Economy.  We offer our expertise widely to business, economy and society and contribute our knowledge to promote university-based entrepreneurship and innovation activities.   

JSBE is accredited by AACSB and BGA. JSBE’s Avance Executive Education has AMBA accreditation. JSBE’s research is ranked among top 401-500 in Shanghai’s Academic Ranking of World Universities and 250-300 in Times Higher Education ranking. 

JSBE is an active, international, and cooperative faculty in the dynamic and international University of Jyväskylä. The number of JSBE faculty is around 120, including about 25 professors. 1.500 students study at JSBE. Each year, around 200 students graduate as Masters of Science, and about 10 doctoral dissertations are publicly defended at JSBE.

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