Assistant Professor in Accounting (Tenure Track)

Assistant Professor in Accounting (Tenure Track)

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19 Oct 1 Dec Amsterdam

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Job description

Are you looking for a challenging job in a dynamic setting? The Accounting section at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), University of Amsterdam, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with focus on Sustainability/ESG Accounting to join our section.

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 PhD or expect to complete a PhD in the near future and should demonstrate potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching.

What are you going to do?
You will focus on research, teaching and outreach activities within the school.

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • You are expected perform research and teaching in the area of accounting with a preferred focus on sustainability and ESG topics;
  • you will present and publish your research to an international scientific audience;
  • you are active in the acquisition of research grants;
  • you seek (knowledge) exchange and (research) cooperation with professionals in your research area;
  • you contribute to the teaching programs. Your teaching load is moderate and all applicants are expected to teach in English;
  • you make a positive contribution to the organization and cooperation within the University.

The Amsterdam Business School provides an inspiring and truly international research environment. Accounting, finance, data science, and sustainability 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.


University of Amsterdam (UvA)


  • You have a research focus in any area of accounting (auditing, financial accounting or managerial accounting);
  • you conduct high-quality research and have the potential for and/or record of excellence in research;
  • you enjoy teaching and have demonstrated teaching ability, preferably holding a University Teaching Qualification or similar;
  • you hold or are close to holding a PhD in accounting (or a closely related field);
  • candidates with demonstrated expertise in sustainability and ESG accounting (both in terms of research and teaching) will be given preference.

Conditions of employment

We offer full-time employment for the period of six years with a probationary period of two months, preferably starting from September 1, 2024, with the prospect of a permanent employment agreement.

The UFO profile universitair docent applies to this position. This position is classified in scale 11. This means a gross monthly salary between €4.332 and €5.929 for full-time employment (38 hours per week), excluding holiday allowance (8%) and year-end bonus (8.3%). The salary scale depends on competences and work experience. A temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates.

The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable.

What else do we offer you?
  • 29 days' holiday with full employment & extra holidays between Christmas and the New Year;
  • excellent work (from home) facilities;
  • reimbursement of commuting expenses;
  • pension accrual with ABP;
  • in addition, the UvA offers excellent study and development opportunities and encourages employees to continue their professional development.


Faculty of Economics and Business

The University of Amsterdam is the largest university in the Netherlands, offering the broadest range of degree programmes. An intellectual hub with 42,000 students, 6,000 staff members and 3,000 PhD candidates, all connected by a shared culture of intellectual curiosity.

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  • Assistant professor
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • max. €4332 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 12269


University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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