Postdoctoral Researcher, Accounting and Finance

Job Description & Qualification

Turku School of Economics, department of Accounting and Finance, opens a position of
Postdoctoral Researcher for fixed-term Jan 1st 2024 (or by agreement) – December 31st 2027

Job description
The duties of the Postdoctoral Researcher comprise independent scientific research in the field of financial accounting. The duties also comprise teaching and supervision in the field of accounting and finance. The Postdoctoral Researcher participates in the planning of researcher projects in co-operation with other researchers, and takes part in administrative duties.

Who we are looking for
By opening the position of Postdoctoral Researcher, we aim to promote the research career of those who have recently completed their doctoral degree. A person selected for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher shall have an appropriate doctoral degree in accounting or accounting & finance, successfully completed by the end of the application period, but no more than five (5) years since the completion of the degree.

A successful candidate will be expected to have a proven track record of independent and high-quality scientific work in the field of financial accounting. Successful applicants have strong research orientation and fluency in English.

We will favorably consider you if

-you have good methodological knowledge
-you have previous experience on supervision and teaching in methodological courses

We value equality and diversity in our working community and encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for our open positions.

Application Procedure

Please write your application and accompanying documents in English and submit your application by 24.11.2023 at 16.00 (EEST GMT+3 / at 13:00 UTC).

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About the Organization

The University of Turku is an inspiring and international academic community of 25,000 students and staff in Southwest Finland. We build a sustainable future with multidisciplinary research, education, and collaboration. With us, your work will have a significant impact and relevance in the changing world.

Turku School of Economics is known for effective research, inspiring learning experiences, future-oriented thinking, and versatile collaboration with stakeholders. As a recognition of excellence in business education and research, TSE has been rewarded international AACSB-accreditation, read more.

We offer you responsible and interesting tasks and the opportunity to develop your professional skills in a versatile operating environment. You get a professional and inspiring team to support your work. We take care of your well-being at work and the functionality of your everyday life, e.g. with the help of flexible working hours and our well-being services.

The European Commission has awarded the University of Turku the right to use the HR Excellence in Research logo. The logo is a token of the University's commitment to continuous development of the position and working conditions of researchers according to the guidelines set forth in the European Charter for Researchers.

Additional Information

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Professor Luis Alvarez Esteban lhralv(at)
For practical matters concerning the application process and our electronic application system, please contact HR Specialist Eveliina Jaakkola evanja(at)

For Additional Questions

Job ID

ID: J14388