Open vacancy: Doctoral Student

Doctoral student (fixed-term) in Entrepreneurship
We welcome applications for the position of doctoral student (fixed term from 1 March 2013 until 31 July 2016) in entrepreneurship. The post is positioned in the Department of Management.

Entrepreneurship is one of the strength areas of the Turku School of Economics. In entrepreneurship we study entrepreneurship in socio-economic contexts nationally and internationally. Entrepreneurship teaching focuses on new business creation and growth in any organizational setting. For further information please visit the site of Entrepreneurship Studies: http://www.utu.fi/en/units/tse/units/entrepreneurship/Pages/home.aspx

The position of Doctoral student includes the following tasks:
- conducting doctoral studies in the field of entrepreneurship
- teaching entrepreneurship as well as assisting tasks such as planning and co-ordination of entrepreneurship teaching
- administrative tasks.

A person selected for the post of doctoral student is required to have a higher university degree and must have had a research plan accepted. In addition, when acquiring his or her degree or otherwise, he or she is required to have demonstrated the ability and motivation to undertake postgraduate studies and the capacity to complete a doctoral degree in accordance with the research plan.an accepted doctoral research plan. The applicant is required to have fluent skills in English. When filling the position also prior experience in entrepreneurship research is considered as a merit.

Qualification requirements for the position are laid down in the regulations of the University of Turku, Rules of Procedure.

The salary is based on the salary system of Finnish universities, and it consists of a task-specific salary component and personal performance salary component. The task-specific salary component for the university teacher is at level 1–4 which is 1769,97–2432,20 €/month. The component based on personal performance adds a maximum of 46,3% to the salary.

For further information, please contact professor Jarna Heinonen, tel. (02) 333 9577 or jarna.heinonen(at)utu.fi.

Applicants should enclose with their application a certified CV, copies of degree certificates and other documents that may influence the filling of the position. In addition, we require the doctoral research plan which is informative on the current state of the thesis project.

Applications are to be addressed to Turku School of Economics.

Application must arrive to the Records Office (asiakirjepiste) of Turku School of Economics by mail or e-mail no later than Thursday 31st January 2013 at 15:45. The postal address is:
Records Office/Asiakirjapiste, Turku School of Economics, FI-20014 TURUN YLIOPISTO, FINLAND (visiting address: Turku School of Economics, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, 2nd floor, Turku). Note on the envelope "Doctoral student/Entrepreneurship". Applications may also be sent by e-mail: tse-asiakirjat@utu.fi.

Application documents will not be returned.

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