Associate Professor in Industrial Economics

Royal Institute of Technology School of Industrial Engineering and Management


Associate Professor in Industrial Economics and Management spec. in Corporate Finance

School of Industrial Engineering and Management at KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Subject field

Industrial economics and management with a specialization in corporate finance.

Subject description

The subject field includes studies of methods and models in corporate finance and asset valuation, financial control and the effects of financial management and financing issues on corporations and technology-based businesses.


The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching in undergraduate and graduate courses and supervision of master’s and doctoral students. In terms of research, the successful candidate is expected to be active in the subject research field (demonstrated through a track record of publications in highly ranked journals and active participation in internationally-renowned conferences). The successful candidate is also expected to actively apply for external research grants. It is important that the successful candidate participates in multidisciplinary research and educational activities within the field of industrial economics and management. Furthermore, the successful candidate is expected to participate in departmental and university related development. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to KTH’s goals for sustainability, gender equality, diversity and equal treatment. The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach in Swedish within three years. KTH offers support in learning Swedish as part of the employment.


Applicants must have:

  1. been awarded a PhD or have the corresponding relevant scientific competence or professional expertise with respect to the job description, and
  2. demonstrate pedagogical expertise. 

Grounds of assessment

The selection criteria for the position as Associate Professor at KTH shall be the degree of expertise required to meet qualification criteria for employment. In addition, the selection criteria stated in the KTH recruitment procedure, section 1.2., apply in relation to the employment profile laid down.

Of highest significance is that the candidate has

  • research expertise in the subject field, demonstrated through publications in highly ranked journals and active participation in conferences in the subject field. It is also of the highest importance to demonstrate capability to obtain external research funding.
  • teaching skills in the subject field, which includes high-quality teaching given a substantial past teaching volume at both the undergraduate and graduate level within the subject field.

Of second highest significance is that the candidate has

  • expertise in faculty development and management.
  • collaboration skills.

It is also important that the applicant has

  • knowledge of issues related to gender equality, diversity and equal treatment.
  • the ability to collaborate and communicate research and development to societal institutions outside academia.
  • 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).

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position online.

For more information regarding KTH's assessement, see Appointments procedure at the Royal Institute of Technology


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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence. 

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly pay
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number VL-2021-0071
Pernilla Ulfvengren, lektor, pernilla.ulfvengren@indek.kth
Helena Lundquist, HR (endast HR frågor),
Published 28.Jun.2021
Last application date 30.Sep.2021 11:59 PM CET

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