Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Technology & Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Company:Stockholm School of Economics

Location:Sweden / Stockholm

Discipline:Technology & Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Tenure-track faculty positions in Technology & Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
House of Innovation, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

The House of Innovation at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) currently invites applications for two tenure track positions (Assistant Professor level), one in Technology & Innovation Management and one in Entrepreneurship.

We are looking for candidates with a Ph.D. in Business Administration, or a closely related discipline (doctoral degree must be completed before taking up the position). As regards the Technology & Innovation Management position, we are particularly interested in candidates conducting research on new product development, open innovation, service design, digital innovation and transformation, digital technologies, strategic alliances, creativity, business models, and intellectual property. As regards the Entrepreneurship position, we are are particularly interested in candidates conducting research on business venturing, social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship as practice, family entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial networks, sustainability and entrepreneurship, digital and tech-based entrepreneurship, creativity, and business models for entrepreneurial firms.

Candidates are expected to have strong qualities in both research and teaching. In research, the successful candidate should exhibit the ability to publish in top-tier peer-reviewed international journals, as evidenced by a promising research and publication pipeline, a presence in the international research community, and publications in leading scientific journals (if available).
In teaching, experience from designing and delivering courses, as well as from coaching student projects, is considered a merit. Ability to teach in an adjacent area (e.g., operations, project management, digitalization) will also be valued. Candidates will be expected to interact and collaborate with faculty from other disciplines and to exercise intellectual leadership in their discipline.

A tentative starting date for successful applicants is March 1. 2020, but we are open to discussing other dates. Salaries are competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience and are set on an individual basis.

About the House of Innovation (HOI) at SSE

A newly formed unit within SSE, HOI offers an excellent, inter-disciplinary research, education and outreach environment focused on innovation, digitalization and entrepreneurship (https://www.hhs.se/en/research/research-houses/house-of-innovation/). HOI collaborates with a broad, influential network of academics, corporations, government agencies, and civil society actors, with the aim to contribute to the advancement of Swedish society and of the international community. HOI currently has an international staff of 8 tenured and 6 tenure-track professors, 15 PhD students and 12 post-docs and research fellows. HOI faculty members regularly publish in top academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Information Systems Research, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management and Research Policy, among others. They serve on editorial boards, in editorial positions, and in academic leadership positions. They frequently receive substantial grants from leading Swedish and European funding institutions to conduct state-of-the-art research.

The benefits of becoming a faculty member at HOI include, but are not limited to:

  • Enjoying a favorable balance between teaching and research activities (from 20% to 40% teaching).
  • Tapping into cross-disciplinary expertise in innovation, entrepreneurship, information systems and operations improvement.
  • Teaching at different levels, from undergraduate to doctoral courses, including MBA and Executive Education programs. Our students and participants are highly talented and motivated. In June 2019, SSE Executive Education was ranked 18th in the world by the Financial Times. Our master programs are ranked 12th (Management) and 18th (Finance) in the world by the FT.
  • Working in a young, dynamic, international, diverse environment. Recent faculty hires to SSE come from environments such as Columbia University, London Business School, Bocconi, New York University, HKUST, among others.
  • Living and contributing to the Stockholm entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem in a wide and comprehensive way. HOI hosts the academic Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology, the Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Center for Innovative and Sustainable Business Development and the Scania Center of Innovation and Operational Excellence, but it also runs the SSE Business Lab start-up incubator and coordinates the SSE involvement in the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES), which oversees a consortium between the five major universities in Stockholm working to deliver innovation and entrepreneurship education across the wider Stockholm area and beyond.
  • Leveraging the extensive and active network of corporate partners of SSE to conduct relevant empirical research and joint projects. The SSE Corporate Partners network includes the large majority of leading Swedish companies, such as Ericsson, H&M, Scania and Electrolux, as well as international organizations, such as McKinsey & Company, PwC, ABB and IBM.

How to apply:

Formal submission will be via the SSE Varbi online platform (http://jobs.hhs.se/job-vacancies/). To apply, please submit:

  1. A cover letter articulating the candidate’s fit with the position description, including research interests and teaching experience.
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A separate document listing both published articles (if any) and articles submitted to journals.
  4. Copies of representative research.
  5. Names and contact information for three persons willing to provide references.

Your application must be received by September 16th, 2019.

We will be holding informal interviews at the Academy of Management (AOM) meeting in Boston in August 2019. To be considered for an interview slot during the AOM meeting, please submit your expression of interest, including your curriculum vitae and job-market paper, with the subject heading “Technology & Innovation Management tenure-track position” or “Entrepreneurship tenure-track position”, depending on your interest, before July 31st 2019, to Ann Wong (research.hoi@hhs.se).


Please direct any further inquiries to:

Professor Mattia Bianchi, cell: +46 72 361 29 20, mattia.bianchi@hhs.se
Assistant Professor Holmer Kok, cell: +46 72 229 47 57, holmer.kok@hhs.se
SSE HR Recruitment Manager Linda Tarmet, linda.tarmet@hhs.se

About the Stockholm School of Economics

The Stockholm School of Economics is the leading business school in the Nordics (Financial Times rankings). Enjoying a strong international reputation, the School is known for its ability to attract outstanding students and scholars from across the globe. World-class research forms the foundation of our educational offering, which includes Bachelor, Master, PhD, MBA, and executive programs. About 1800 students (excluding executive programs) are enrolled at SSE. Programs are developed in close cooperation with the business and research communities, providing graduates with a solid basis for attaining leading positions in a broad range of organizations, as well as for business venturing. The School is accredited by EQUIS, certifying that all of its principal activities maintain the highest international standards, and is the only Swedish member institution of the worldwide business school alliances CEMS and PIM, contributing to the high level of quality for which SSE is known.

SSE is committed to a balanced gender distribution and values a variety of backgrounds and experiences among our employees. We therefore welcome all applicants regardless of their gender, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or other beliefs.

Stockholm School of Economics . Sveavägen 65 . Box 6501. SE-113 83 Stockholm . Sweden . Phone +46 8 736 90 00 . www.hhs.se

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