Assistant Professor in Law and Economics - Corporate Compliance and Enforcement

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    NHH Norwegian School of Economics
    Juridical sciencesOther
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    14/05/2021 23:00 - Europe/Athens
    Norway › Bergen


NHH Norwegian School of Economics is one of the leading business schools in Europe. The school has an internationally recognised research environment and educates the leaders of the future. As such, NHH is the first choice for students who want to study economics and business administration in Norway. NHH has about 3,600 students and 450 employees.

At NHH we work together for sustainable value creation. Our vision is based on the core values committed, open and ambitious. Employees, students and alumni are passionate about contributing to positive change in society.

NHH is the workplace for those who aspire to more.


About the position

NHH in Bergen, Norway, invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor in Law and Economics with specialization in corporate compliance and enforcement at the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law.

We seek ambitious candidates early in their careers who have relevant research experience and teaching capabilities within the field of law and economics. We are particularly interested in candidates with competence on the regulation of markets and business practice, and/or the governance side of business regulation and its effects for corporations.

The Department offers a stimulating research environment with internationally renowned research groups. The current announcement is part of a strategy to strengthen our research capacity in the field of Corporate Compliance and Enforcement.

The position is up to four years duration and provides an opportunity to qualify for a permanent position as Associate Professor or Full Professor.

Applicants will be assessed on an overall evaluation of their confirmed professional competence. The position requires a doctoral degree in economics, law & economics, business studies, or finance from an accredited institution. Scientific competence will be evaluated in terms of the amount and quality of research in the field of law and economics especially from a corporate perspective, and research ideas within corporate compliance and enforcement. Demonstrated ability to combine theory and empirical analysis (including experiments), and potential to publish in leading academic journals, will be given weight.

Faculty members at NHH are expected to be good teachers. The appointee is expected to be involved in teaching on average of one course per year and do some student supervision in degree programs at bachelor, masters and PhD levels. Formal pedagogical education and practical experience with teaching will count positively for the job.


NHH offers

Salary is negotiable according to Norwegian State Salary Scale for Assistant Professor. External research grants and teaching in executive programs offer opportunities for supplementing this salary.

In Norway, health care for all individuals, schooling for children and most other public services are free. NHH offers a favorable arrangement with membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, generous research funds for traveling and conference participation, and a bonus system for publication in top international journals. The city of Bergen has a mild and coastal climate and offers rich opportunities for cultural and outdoor activities as well as a family-friendly environment (explore visitnorway.com).


General information

The appointee must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time.

For the sake of gender balance at NHH, female applicants will be given preference in the event of equivalent qualifications among candidates. Experience with teaching and international research cooperation will be given weight as well. Appointees who are not fluent in a Scandinavian language will need to attend Norwegian language classes.

The application should contain details of the applicant's scientific and pedagogical education and work experience. In addition, the applicant should provide an overview and assessment of his/her teaching experience and confirmation of teaching quality. The application and enclosed documentation, including a CV, a maximum of 5 published or unpublished research papers, and a complete list of published papers, should be submitted online as part of the application. To open the application, please click 'Apply for this job'. For English version, go to the menu at the top right side.

At least two reference letters should be submitted by e-mail directly to NHH (hr-references@nhh.no) from the referees, within 14 May 2021.

In accordance with §25 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act, information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to have his/her name entered on the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his/her request is not respected.

Further inquiry regarding the position should be directed to Professor Tina Søreide by e-mail: tina.soreide@nhh.no.

Deadline for applications is 14 May 2021. This date also applies to the submission of publications/written work.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Helleveien 30

EURAXESS offer ID: 620061


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