Assistant professor in Accounting (tenure track)

Assistant professor in Accounting (tenure track)

Published Deadline Location
8 Oct 1 Dec Amsterdam

Job description

The University of Amsterdam invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in accounting. Successful candidates will work as Assistant Professor at the Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS). Candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of accounting (including accounting information systems, auditing, financial accounting, and management accounting) will be considered. The starting date will be 1 September 2020.

Job description

The job entails a six-year tenure-track position. Conditional on meeting the tenure-track criteria, the school will offer a tenured position as Associate Professor. Candidates should have a Ph.D., or expect to complete a Ph.D. in the near future, and should demonstrate potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching.

All applicants are expected to teach in English. The teaching load is moderate. The compensation package is competitive relative to European salaries and includes several secondary benefits (such as a pension plan that is partially funded by the university). Favorable tax agreements apply to most non-Dutch applicants.

Specifications

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Requirements

You hold or should be close to completing a PhD in Accounting. We are welcoming candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of accounting. We will evaluate candidates on their potential for and/or record of excellence in research and teaching.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: six years.

We offer a six year tenure track position as Assistant professor. Upon meeting the criteria for tenure, we will offer a permanent contract as Associate professor. The gross monthly salary during the first three years will be, depending on experience, between €4,274 and €4,978 (salary scale 11) based on 38 hours per week (+ 16.3% holiday and end-year payments). After a positive evaluation the maximum salary becomes €5,656 (salary scale 12). This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the salary scales and the Collective Labour Agreement regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. A substantial temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme.

Employer

University of Amsterdam

With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual hub within the Netherlands. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted within seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Housed on four city campuses in or near the heart of Amsterdam, where disciplines come together and interact, the faculties have close links with thousands of researchers and hundreds of institutions at home and abroad.  

The UvA’s students and employees are independent thinkers, competent rebels who dare to question dogmas and aren’t satisfied with easy answers and standard solutions. To work at the UvA is to work in an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.

Department

Faculty of Economics and Business – Amsterdam Business School

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) at the UvA provides academic courses for more than 7,000 students in Economics, Business, Actuarial Science, Econometrics, and a variety of courses in the Executive Master’s programs. The Faculty also conducts research programs in many specialist areas and employs about 400 people. The FEB has an internationally acclaimed profile and is located in the heart of Amsterdam. FEB consists of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE).

The Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School is involved in teaching in undergraduate and master level programs, as well as in executive education.

The Amsterdam Business School provides an inspiring and truly international research environment. Accounting, finance, and data science are key pillars of the school. Business school researchers have access to excellent facilities, including all major financial databases, an experimental economics lab, and a behavioral lab. The school has strong connections with the accounting profession, the Big Four audit firms, and the local business community. The accounting section has a clear focus on doing high quality research and fosters diversity in terms of research topics and methods. It hosts an international seminar series and has strong ties with accounting groups from universities around the globe.

Additional information

Further information may be obtained from

  • prof. Jan Bouwens, Accounting section Chair and Head of the Recruitment Committee
    T: +31 (0)20 525 765

Information on the Amsterdam Business School Accounting section can be found at our website.

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €4274—€4978 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 19-658

Employer

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Learn more about this employer

Location

Roetersstraat 11, 1018 XH, Amsterdam

View on Google Maps

X

Application procedure

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

Candidates should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, sample copies of their research (published papers or working papers) and two reference letters (all PDF files) before 1 December 2019 to the link below mentioning the vacancy number in the subject line. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the closing date of 1 December 2019.

Delegates of the recruitment committee will attend the 2019 EAA Talent Workshop in Madrid, Spain on November 8-9. 

 

Apply for this job

Apply for this job

This application process is managed by the employer (University of Amsterdam (UvA)). Please contact the employer for questions regarding your application.

Apply for this job via the employer's website

Application procedure

Application procedure

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

Candidates should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, sample copies of their research (published papers or working papers) and two reference letters (all PDF files) before 1 December 2019 to the link below mentioning the vacancy number in the subject line. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the closing date of 1 December 2019.

Delegates of the recruitment committee will attend the 2019 EAA Talent Workshop in Madrid, Spain on November 8-9. 

 

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Dec 2019 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).