Chaired Professor in Accounting and Control
Luleå University of Technology is looking for a Chaired Professor in the field of Accounting and Control with duties in the Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences.
Accounting and control is an important part of the research base of many educational programs at the university. This applies primarily to the Master of Science in Business and Economics, but also to the masters programs in engineering. Luleå University of Technology is one of the universities in Sweden that is entitled to award the MS in Business and Economics. The Accounting and Control subject is designed to meet future requirements for integration between finance and technology in both teaching and research. The subject includes graduate and undergraduate education, doctoral studies, research, and societal knowledge exchanges in the field of accounting and control.
The subject includes accounting, financing, investment, cost-benefit analysis, and models for decision-making and control. Accounting includes both internal and external accounting. Control chiefly concerns financial control on strategic and tactical operational levels. The subject also includes planning, development, implementation, and use along with monitoring of economic frameworks.
Employment as a chaired professor includes leading and developing research according to the established subject description and being responsible for education at all levels of the subject. Advancing collaborations with national and international research groups and interacting with the local community and industries is also important.
The duties of a chaired professor include working actively with external funding of research and doctoral studies and generally contributing to the advancement of the division, department, and university. Chaired professor duties are limited to six years with possible extension.
To qualify for employment as a professor, one must demonstrate scholarly expertise as well as educational expertise. Educational expertise and scholarly expertise are given equal consideration. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are leaders within their discipline and be able to present original and innovative scholarly achievements of good international standard. This is typically documented as articles in recognised journals with international circulation.
Educational expertise comprises expertise in planning, implementing and evaluating teaching. Professors must normally have undergone supervisory training and have been the principal supervisor for at least one doctoral student through to the student’s graduation.
These assessment criteria apply to the position:
• Scholarly expertise
• Educational expertise
These assessment criteria, in order of priority, also apply to the position:
1. Exhibited collaborative and leadership abilities
2. Exhibited ability and proficiency in attracting external research funding
3. Exhibited ability and proficiency in interdisciplinary research collaboration
The applicant must be able to teach in Swedish and/or English.
For more information, contact:
Professor Jan Johansson, +46 (0)920-49 14 12, +46 (0)70-559 30 39, email@example.com or
Thomas Zobel, division head, +46 (0)920-492134 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Send your application, written in English and marked with reference number 1566-11, to: Luleå University of Technology, Registrar, SE-971 87 Luleå, Sweden. Attach any scholarly work to be used in support of the application. Your educational credentials, in particular, should be documented. Submit the application in triplicate.
We prefer applicants to follow the application template found on our website www.ltu.se, Meet LTU under Open Positions.
Application deadline: December 4, 2011