Assistant / Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in Accounting, specifically Analytics in Accounting

Company:Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT)

Location:Finland / Lappeenranta

Discipline:Accounting, specifically Analytics in Accounting

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in Accounting, specifically analytics in accounting, LUT's Lappeenranta Campus

The LUT School of Business and Management (LBM) is a strong research unit of about 20 professors and altogether 100 researchers. Our mission is to educate research-based problem solvers in the field of business. In our 2020 vision, we are internationally recognised for our impact on sustainable value creation – enabled by new technologies and entrepreneurial spirit.

Now we are looking for a professor in accounting, specifically analytics in accounting.

The position is situated at the assistant/associate professor levels of the tenure track system and will be filled for a fixed term of four years.

The position specialises in accounting – specifically analytics in accounting. The appointed candidate is expected to have expertise particularly in digital accounting information systems and databases (e.g. on-site ERP and modern cloud-based systems). Practical experience in using ERP systems and databases and teaching their use is considered an advantage. In addition, we expect a strong vision on the development of education in digital accounting. Education related to the position takes place in the Finnish-language Master's Programme in Accounting and the English-language Master’s Programme in Strategic Finance.

The position deals with e.g. the following themes:

  • digitalisation of business in general and specifically connected to financial management (e.g. office robotics)
  • auditing of financial information systems, information systems in auditing, and audit analytics
  • business analytics


The appointment process description explains the qualification requirements, application instructions, and tenure track appointment criteria.


Please submit all application materials in English:

  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. A copy of your doctoral diploma
  3. A full list of publications, including the total number of publications in the Web of Science and Scopus databases, the total number of citations, the h-index and Scopus ID. In addition, equivalent information from the applicant’s Google Scholar profile is required
  4. Publications for evaluation by experts (max. 10)
  5. A separate list of the publications submitted for expert evaluation
  6. A teaching portfolio or an equivalent account of your teaching qualifications
  7. An account of your merits and activities of significance to the vacancy (max. 3 pages)
  8. An account of your vision on the development of education, research and projects in the field of the professorship in LUT University (max. 3 pages)

The deadline for applications is 31 July 2019 (at midnight, Finnish local time, UTC +3 h). Please submit your application, together with the required attachments, by filling out the online form (link below).

Additional information

Further information on the duties of the professor, please contact Professor Satu Pätäri, tel. +358 40 017 8126,

Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT. LUT’s Trailblazer strategy is searching for answers to four key questions: Are we going to burn up everything? Is humanity condemned to suffer from the water it has polluted? Will waste be the grave of our future? Will we let Europe degenerate to the world’s back yard? No. We will lead the way with a trailblazer spirit. We have been ranked among the world’s top universities (Times Higher Education and QS rankings). We are compact by size, with intensely focused operations. Combining technology and business, we have served as an academic forerunner since 1969. Our international science community encompasses 6,500 students and experts.

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