Associate Professor or Full Professor in Marketing, especially Sales and Customer Encounters

Company:LUT University

Location:Finland / Lappeenranta

Discipline:Associate Professor or Full Professor in Marketing, especially Sales and Customer Encounters

Employment Type:Fixed term of four years (associate professor) or until further notice (full professor)


LUT School of Business and Management is looking for a professor in marketing, especially sales and customer encounters.

The position is situated at the associate professor or full professor levels of the tenure track. The position will be filled for a fixed term of four years (associate professor) or until further notice (full professor).

The field of the professorship, sales and customer encounters, may include (but is not limited to) the following areas:

  • sales management and personal selling
  • customer relationship management.

The person appointed to the professorship is expected to present strong research merits in one of the areas mentioned above and proof of successful research projects and research collaboration. Documented ongoing corporate collaboration is considered an advantage for the applicant. Collaboration is essential in the performance of the duties.

The duties of the professorship include basic and advanced education in the key areas of marketing management. We value documented experience in successful online instruction in a multicultural environment.

The duties related to the field of research include the following:

  • high-impact international research
  • preparation of national and international research and education projects
  • planning and implementation of undergraduate and postgraduate education
  • supervision of final theses and postgraduate studies
  • increasing awareness in a way that serves industry and the economy
  • taking part in the preparation of projects in other LUT units as an expert.

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The closing date for applications is 14 June 2020 at midnight, Finnish local time (UTC + 3 h). Please submit your application by filling out the online form.

For further information, please contact Professor Anssi Tarkiainen, tel. +358 40 833 6773,


Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which we at LUT University seek new solutions with our expertise in technology and business. We help society and businesses in their sustainable renewal. Our international community consists of 6500 members. Our campuses are in Lappeenranta and Lahti, Finland.

Contact Person:Professor Anssi Tarkiainen, tel. +358 40 833 6773,

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