Senior Lecturer in International Business

Company:Häme University of Applied Sciences – HAMK

Location:Finland / Valkeakoski

Discipline:International Business

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Senior Lecturer, International Business

Häme Unversity of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Finland

Applications are invited for the full-time post of Senior Lecturer in International Business. The successful candidate will be a part of a team of lecturers in the development, teaching and assessment of a range of International Business degree programme courses, and be able to engage well with students in the programme. They will teach Bachelor Degree students, design and deliver course plans and materials.

Candidates will be expected to possess a Master's Degree qualification in a relevant (e.g. business administration) field, as well as have good spoken and written competences in English, as English is the language of instruction. Extensive teaching experience at the University of Applied Sciences level is highly appreciated. In addition, a minimum of 3-years practical experience in the Business field is required.

Preference will be given to candidates who are able to demonstrate their impact and contribution to practice. Your profile and ability to network and develop partnerships with external organizations will be relevant to further enhance the University's reputation and profile.

The workplace location is mainly at HAMK International Business program in Valkeakoski Campus, Finland.

The position will start 1.8.2020 or according to mutual agreement.

We highly appreciate candidates who have a passion for teaching and have the knowledge, skills and competences to meaningfully contribute to a student-centric curriculum. The applicant should have the teaching/advisory competences in following areas.  In addition, proven practical experience from the following areas is also required:

  • Wide range of different business-related courses (e.g. international markets and marketing, market entry strategies, entrepreneurial subjects)
  • Ability and strong interest in project-based teaching with the companies in the region
  • Strong business and pedagogical development skills
  • Study advisor or tutor-teacher experience
  • Thesis guidance
  • Preferable high competences in online-teaching

The qualification requirements for a Senior Lecturer at a university of applied sciences in Finland are in accordance with Decree 1129/2014, Section 17. A Senior Lecturer is also required to have 60 credits or 35 study weeks of pedagogical studies. Notwithstanding this, a Senior Lecturer may be recruited on the condition that they will complete the required pedagogical studies within three years from the start of their employment.


Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution situated centrally in the most populated area of southern Finland. We offer inspiring higher education and customer-oriented applied research. The main aim of internationalisation at HAMK is to increase the international competence of students, teachers and other staff and also to develop internationalisation within the surrounding region.

Contact information

Further information may be obtained from Ms Merja Helin, Head of Degree Program International Business, by phone +358 400 779 521 or by email

Applications are to be sent electronically via by April 19th 2020 at the latest:

You will be asked to present your original degree and work certificates if you are invited for an interview.

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