Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Business Administration, primarily Data Anal...

Åbo Akademi
July 12 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics of Åbo Akademi University is opening a position as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor in Business Administration, primarily Data Analysis, beginning 1.8.2018 within the tenure track career system.

The area for this tenure track position is Information Systems, more specifically Data Analysis. The work is located in Åbo (Turku), Finland. The subject Information Systems at Åbo Akademi University focuses on research and education within the strategic focus area Governance of Digitalization, which comprises measures intended to create new business models or to expand the existing business models through the application of information technology.

The following four main themes are often identified within Governance of Digitalization: creation of new business models, IT governance, development of digital services, and data analysis. Information Systems at Åbo Akademi University co-operates closely with the corresponding subject at the University of Turku on governance of digitalization and is responsible for two of the above-mentioned themes: digital service development and data analysis.


The professorship calls for competence in applying advanced methods to data analysis and the ability to develop new methods. In addition, the appointed person must have profound interdisciplinary knowledge of business and technology in order to be able to innovatively identify potential research topics, to carry out relevant analyses and to interpret the results.

The holder of the position shall conduct scientific research and teaching based on research. The subject Information Systems is included in the new Master's Programme Governance of Digitalization, and the holder of the position is expected to contribute to the teaching within the Master's Programme. The tasks also include the development of research and education, fundraising for research and participation in national and international co-operation, as well as administrative duties.

For more information

For additional information, please contact Professor Anssi Öörni (departmental information), tel. +358 50 3079333 or HR Specialist Katja Koivisto (application process), tel. +358 46 9215828, e-mails:

How to apply

Please read the official advertisement including the job description, requirements and detailed information on how to apply on the Åbo Akademi University recruitment pages:

The closing date for applications is August 15th 2017, at 3 p.m. Finnish time.

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