Tenure Track Position at the Department of Accounting, Stockholm School of Economics

Department of Accounting

About the position

The tenure track position is in business administration with a focus on accounting (i.e., financial accounting, auditing, management accounting & control, and financial analysis). The appointment is for 3+3 years, with the possibility of receiving tenure and a permanent employment. The basic requirement is that candidates are strong both in research and teaching. Ideally, applicants should be able to teach in each of these areas at the undergraduate level. However exceptional competence within one or two of these fields can compensate for shortcomings in the remaining field(s).

Qualified candidates should hold a doctoral degree (or equivalent) and must have completed said requirement before taking up the position. A tentative starting date for the successful applicant is July 1, 2023, but SSE is open to discussing other dates as well. Salaries are set on an individual basis.

To be considered for the position, candidates need to submit: a) a letter of application articulating the candidate´s fit with the position description and profile of the department, including research interests and teaching competence, b) a curriculum vitae, c) copies of representative research (published articles or working papers), and d) names and contact information of three references.

The application must be received by November 20, 2022. All applications are to be sent in through the SSE recruitment system Varbi.

About the school and the department

The Stockholm School of Economics is ranked as the top business school in the Nordic and Baltic countries and enjoys a strong international reputation. World-class research forms the foundation of our educational offering, which includes Bachelor, Master, PhD, MBA, and Executive Education programs. Through creativity and collaboration, the Stockholm School of Economics provides an environment where ambitious students and accomplished researchers meet to address contemporary challenges within business and economics, particularly those concerning sustainability, diversity, and innovation.

Apart from delivering world-class education in business and economics, SSE students are trained to be successful decision-makers and leaders of the future. 

The Department of Accounting is the leading accounting department in Sweden with about 20 faculty and 15 PhD students. Our research covers a broad range of topics related to management accounting & control, financial & sustainability accounting, auditing, taxation, financial analysis, valuation, and corporate governance. Our faculty, many with an international background, regularly publish in leading accounting journals and employ both qualitative and quantitative research methods. More information about our faculty profile and research activities can be found on the SSE Department of Accounting website ( We are also proud of our PhD program which is part of the Swedish research school in accounting, called FIRE (Forskarskolan i redovisning).  

Our teaching is highly appreciated by both students and executives and our faculty is engaged in teaching at the Bachelor, Master, PhD, MBA levels as well as at SSE Executive Education. We offer a two-year Master Program in Accounting, Valuation and Financial Management, known for its practical relevance and excellent placement of the students. We also have ambitious outreach work navigated through our Accounting Center of Excellence (ACE) which involves Atlas Copco, Deloitte, Elekta, Ericsson, EY, Handelsbanken, Investor, KPMG, McKinsey, Nordea, PwC, Ratos, and Skanska.

SSE is committed to a balanced gender distribution and values a variety of backgrounds and experiences among our employees. We, therefore, welcome all applicants regardless of their gender, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, or other beliefs.

For further questions

Please direct informal inquiries about the nature of the positions to one of the following:

Professor Lukas Goretzki (

Professor Henrik Nilsson (

Professor Kalle Kraus (

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment July 2023 (open for discussion)
Salary According to agreement
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100% (non-regulated working hours)
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2022/53
Published 18.Aug.2022
Last application date 20.Nov.2022 11:59 PM CET

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