UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ : 4-10 Doctoral Researchers

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Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) is currently seeking to recruit staff for the position of

4-10 Doctoral Researchers for a fixed term of a maximum of three years, starting on the 1st of June 2022 or as agreed.

JSBE doctoral school consists of two doctoral programmes: JSBE doctoral programme in business studies, and JSBE doctoral programme in economics. At the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) it is possible to complete a doctoral degree in seven major disciplines: accounting, corporate communication, corporate environmental management, management and leadership, marketing, strategy and entrepreneurship (i.e., business studies), and economics.

Tasks and qualifications

Doctoral Researcher’s primary responsibilities include dissertation study, postgraduate education, teaching assistance, and other related duties.

The duties, eligibility requirements and language skills of Doctoral Researchers are defined in the University of Jyväskylä Regulations and language skills guidelines. Doctoral Researchers are required to have a good command of the English language.

Doctoral Researchers are expected to have a relevant Master’s degree and the right to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Jyväskylä.

What do we offer as an employer?

At the University of Jyväskylä, you are a recognized member of our community with a unique opportunity to influence international research. You get to participate in our international and multidisciplinary community where the welfare of each individual is important. At the University of Jyväskylä, we offer a great and lively campus area with opportunities to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

The salary of a successful candidate will be based on level 2-4 of the job requirement scheme for teaching and research staff in the salary system om Finnish universities. The annual salary range will be approximately 28,500 EUR (gross income, including a holiday bonus). With progress of the thesis work, the salary will be revised in accordance with the Collective Agreement of Finnish Universities. A trial period of six months will be used in the beginning of the employment.

To find useful information about the University of Jyväskylä, the City of Jyväskylä and living in Finland, see the University’s International Staff Guide.

How to apply?
Please attach the following documents to your online application:
1) A curriculum vitae (CV) compiled in accordance with good scientific practice and, as far as possible, considering the template for a researcher’s CV
2) A research plan including doctoral study plan (max 5 pages)
3) Letters of recommendation from your supervisors. These are not needed in the online application. Please ask your supervisors to send the recommendations directly to
Please submit your application at the latest on May 1st, 2022 by using the online application form.

For further information please contact Senior Researcher Mika Skippari:, tel. +358406674544.
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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Job CategoryTeaching and scientific research, Doctorat

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