Open vacancy: University Teacher

University teacher (fixed-term) in Entrepreneurship

We welcome applications for the position of university teacher (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 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 University teacher includes wide teaching responsibilities in bachelor and master level studies, supervision of theses as well as development of entrepreneurship studies in collaboration with the other faculty members. In addition, the position includes administrative duties. The teaching focuses and is based on entrepreneurship research.
A person selected for the post of university teacher is required to have an appropriate higher university degree and good teaching skills. When filling the position also the following qualities of the applicant are taken into consideration: breadth of knowledge in entrepreneurship, pedagogic education, ability to produce teaching material and to provide entrepreneurial teaching.
The successful management of the position demands a capability to give high-quality research-based teaching and to supervise scholarly theses. In addition the applicant is required to have fluent skills in English. When filling the position also prior experience in teaching and administrative tasks is taken in to consideration as well as practical experiences in the field of entrepreneurship.
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 4–6 which is 2432,20–3293,22 €/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, an academic portfolio or a short teaching portfolio, copies of degree certificates and other documents that may influence the filling of the position. In addition, we require the applicant to show in free format how her/his strengths fit the set of tasks defined above.
Applications are to be addressed to Turku School of Economics.
Applications must arrive to the Records Office (Asiakirjapiste) 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: “University teacher/Entrepreneurship”. Applications may also be sent by e-mail: tse-asiakirjat@utu.fi. Application documents will not be returned.

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