Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Business Administration, with a focus on Accounting Stockholm

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Ref. No. SU FV-2015-23

at Stockholm Business SchoolClosing date: 28 August 2023.

Subject/subject description

Accounting is the part of Business Administration that focuses on studies of financial accounting, management accounting and auditing. In this subject area, qualitative and/or quantitative methods are applied to investigate how various forms of accounting such as management control systems, auditing practices, and financial reporting have significance for individuals, organizations, and society.

Main responsibilities

The employment includes teaching and supervision as well as participation in the planning and development of education within the subject discipline of accounting. Teaching is expected to take place in both English and Swedish. It is also expected that the applicant can teach in all sub-areas of the subject and at all levels, i.e. both at undergraduate and master´s levels.

The employee is expected to get involved in the department’s research and to be able to initiate, organize and lead research projects.

The employment includes own competence and research time, which is stipulated by the local agreement for teachers.

Qualification requirements

Eligible applicants for the position of senior lecturer should hold a PhD in Business Administration or have equivalent research skills and have demonstrated teaching expertise.

Teaching proficiency should normally have been demonstrated through teaching experience at both the undergraduate- and master’s levels. Teaching proficiency should be well documented and in a manner that makes it possible to assess the quality of the teaching activities.

The applicant must have the ability to cooperate with colleagues as well as other abilities that are required in order successfully to meet the demands of the position.

Assessment criteria

Special and equal emphasis will be placed on teaching skills, demonstrated through teaching experience at the undergraduate and masters levels, and research skills demonstrated through own research, both in the subject discipline of accounting.

Strong emphasis will be placed on a documented ability to cooperate well with colleagues and fellow researchers.

Emphasis will be placed on administrative skills and proven collaboration with the surrounding society and dissemination of research and development findings.

Emphasis will also be placed on having successfully planned, applied for and obtained research project funds from external research funding bodies.

It is a merit to have completed at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education or to have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge.

Additional information

Proficiency in Swedish is not a requirement at the time of appointment, but the candidate should be prepared to carry out teaching and administrative duties that require proficiency in Swedish within two years of employment.

The Faculty of Social Sciences strives for a gender balance, women are therefore encouraged to apply for this position.

An applicant who does not have at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education, and is not deemed to have acquired equivalent knowledge, must complete such training within the first two years of employment.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.


Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Professor Fredrik Nordin, telephone: +46 8 16 33 09, or professor Bino Catasús, telephone +46 8 16 30 26,

For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Kay Artle, telephone: +46 8 16 40 49,

Union representatives

Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/OFR), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89,, and (SEKO).


Apply for the position at Stockholm University’s recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

We would appreciate it if your application is written in English. Since it will be examined by international experts, English is the working language.

The University’s rules of employment and instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

You are welcome to apply!

Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.

Closing date: 28/08/2023