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The Ph.D. student will be based at the Department of Accounting and Information Management, which is known to be one of the best in its field in Europe. For example, its PhD Program in Accounting is ranked #1 in Europe based on the all-time BYU ranking (see http://www.byuaccounting.net/rankings/phdrank/rank_phd_cnt.php?sortorder=ranking306&qurank=All). The majority of research in the department can be classified as economics-based, quantitative empirical research, and experimental research.
Candidates will be judged on the basis of the requirements outlined below. To be considered, candidates should make sure that their application letter demonstrates how they meet these requirements:
The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM.
Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.
For more information, visit www.maastrichtuniversity.nl.
About the School of Business and Economics
The School of Business and Economics (abbreviated as SBE) is a high-level European school in the fields of Economics and International Business Administration and is accredited by both the AACSB and EQUIS. The school is located in the heart of Maastricht.
The key characteristics of SBE are small-scale teaching methods, a portfolio of international study programs, and strong incentives for top-quality research. SBE attracts outstanding students from over 60 countries on its MBA, Bachelor, Masters, Ph.D., and executive education programs (all in English). Forty percent of the student population and thirty-five percent of the academic faculty come from outside The Netherlands.
Accounting & Information Management
The Department of Accounting & Information Management of the School of Business and Economics is committed to high quality research and education and provides a stimulating working environment. Research at the Department of Accounting and Information Management is consistently ranked as one of the best in its field in Europe. Faculty members publish in leading journals and the Department continues to benefit from the presence of distinguished visitors. The research interests of faculty members can be consulted on our website (https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/research/department-accounting-and-information-management-aim). The Department’s PhD Program in Accounting / Information Management has a consistent track record of delivering high quality PhD graduates, as reflected in their placements and subsequent publications, and the accounting program is ranked #1 in Europe based on the all-time BYU ranking.
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