School of Industrial Engineering and Management at KTH

Employment profile for Associate Professor in Corporate Finance

Subject field

Corporate Finance

Subject description

The subject encompasses studies on methods and models for corporate finance and asset valuation, and management accounting.


The associate professor is expected to teach on graduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels, and supervise doctoral students. Within research the associate professor is expected to conduct and manage their own research efforts within corporate finance, and actively pursue external financing for it. An important aspect of the job is to participate in the development of the subject area of industrial economics and management in a broad sense by contributing expertise of corporate finance in ongoing research projects and in common teaching assignment within the department. Participation in the development of the department in other areas and taking on representative faculty roles is expected. The associate professor is also expected to contribute to the sustainability and equality goals set by KTH. The associate professor is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within three years of starting their employment. If necessary, a plan for language development including the necessary support will be established once employed.


Those qualified for appointment as an associate professor are persons who have:

  1. been awarded a PhD or has the corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve, and
  2. demonstrated teaching expertise.

Grounds of assessment

The assessment criteria for appointment as an associate professor at KTH shall be the degree of expertise required as a qualification for employment. In addition, the assessment criteria stated in the KTH appointments procedure, section 1.2., apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

It is of the highest importance that the applicant has

  • research expertise in the subject field, documented by, for instance, publications in leading journals, active participation in academic conferences within the subject field, and also proven ability to attract and win external funding for research.
  • Pedagogic expertise within the subject field, including documented experience in teaching of high quality at graduate and postgraduate levels within the subject field.

It is of the second highest importance that the applicant has

  • expertise to develop and lead activities and staff.
  • interpersonal skills.
  • knowledge of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality.

It is also of importance that the applicant has

  • the ability to pursue third-stream activities and also provide information about research and development work.
  • Administrative expertise.

Trade union representatives

Contact information to trade union representatives can be found at KTH's webpage.


Your application should follow KTH's CV template for employment of teachers. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete according to the requirements in the ad and CV template.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly pay
Number of positions 2
Full-time equivalent 100
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number VL-2023-0007
  • Jannis Angelis, +46(8)7908454
Published 02.Mar.2023
Last application date 30.Apr.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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