The Hanken School of Economics is looking for a project researcher for a Nordic Innovation project on Innovative sustainable urban last mile: small vehicles and business models (i-SMILE) at the Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility topic group and possibly for two interconnected projects.
The project focuses on
As a project researcher, your primary work task will be to conduct scholarly research within the project area of innovative and sustainable last mile logistics. You will also support project co-ordination especially with regards to the co-ordination of writing relevant reports and dissemination of the research. You will also, to a minor extent, be involved in teaching and supervision (appr. 5% of your work time) and carry out some service/administrative tasks.
More specifically, you will be responsible for:
As for eligibility requirements, applicants for the position are required to have (a) a PhD degree within a relevant subject (b) fluent command of English.
Applicants whose PhD defence has been set prior to 31.8.2020 may be considered but need to provide official evidence them fulfilling all requirements of their institution of graduating in the summer/ early fall.
The following qualifications are considered as further merits when evaluating applicants:
A solid knowledge of last mile logistics and e-commerce is prioritised in evaluating and ranking applicants. Special consideration is given to candidates that have demonstrated their ability to produce high quality research. It is on you as an applicant to pinpoint and describe the fit between the targeted areas of expertise of the position, and your own knowledge, publication track record and pipeline.
By joining our department, you will benefit from and contribute to a thriving scientific environment at a triple crown-accredited university business school (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA accreditations), becoming part of a group of highly active researchers with high productivity in publishing, numerous global projects, and a strong international profile.
The annual working time (full time) is 1612 hours from 1.8.2020. The exact % of part time depends on the two projects but is also up for negotiation.
The location of the position is in Helsinki (https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en). The salary for the project researcher is based on the university salary system in Finland (including employee healthcare as well as pension and holiday contributions); the exact salary level depends upon the recruited individual’s qualifications and performance. The entry level salary is in range of 41.312 - 53.159 euro / year (if full time). Beyond the salary, the university’s foundation grants faculty members substantial publication awards for high-quality publications. The trial period will be 3 months.
An application letter, with the following separate attachments,
shall be submitted electronically to Hanken’s recruitment database Laura no later than August 7th, 2020, (EET). In addition, other relevant documents (e.g. certificates, recommendations) may be submitted with the application. Please also indicate when you would be able to start in the position if you should be selected. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed through videoconferencing.
Enquiries may be directed to project leader Dr. Anna Aminoff, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, mobile + +358 504006215
The Hanken School of Economics reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.
Hanken School of Economics: https://www.hanken.fi
Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility: https://www.hanken.fi/en/departments-and-centres/department-marketing/subject-scm-and-social-responsibility