Assistant Professor Position In Accounting

Assistant Professor Position In Accounting

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2 Nov 15 Dec Rotterdam

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Contribute to top accounting research and teaching at Erasmus School of Economics!

Job description

Are you motivated to contribute to innovative and impactful accounting research and education at a top level? Consider joining us at the Erasmus School of Economics. We are looking for a new colleague to strengthen our accounting research group and teaching programmes and welcome applications for the position of assistant professor in all areas of accounting.

As an assistant professor of accounting, you will join the Accounting, Auditing and Control section of the Department of Business Economics at ESE. The accounting group has grown considerably in the past decade and consists of around 20 research-active faculty members who regularly publish in the top 5 accounting journals. The department has a strong research focus and an international orientation, as evidenced by our publications, research collaborations with academics at leading U.S. schools, editorial positions, an international seminar series and several conferences, and U.S. style Ph.D. programme.

While offering separate teaching programmes at the bachelor’s, master’s, and executive level, we form a joint research group – the Erasmus Accounting Research Group – with the accounting department of the Rotterdam School of Management. Working closely together, the Erasmus Accounting Research Group has established itself as one of the leading and most diverse accounting groups in Europe.

Job description
Your main tasks as an assistant professor are to conduct high-quality research and teaching. You have the freedom to develop your own innovative research line within the field of accounting. We also value and encourage collaboration within the research group. Further, you will be teaching in the Bachelor and/or Master’s programmes and supervising student theses at ESE.

The core tasks include:
  • Conducting impactful academic research aimed at top-tier academic journals – independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Teaching accounting courses (in English) at a Bachelor’s and Master’s level.
  • Contributing to the further development of the department and EUR.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who:
  • Has or is close to obtaining a Ph.D. in accounting or a related relevant discipline.
  • Can demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching in the fields of accounting.
  • Is enthusiastic and committed to contributing to the research and teaching programmes of ESE.
  • Is a good team player who will contribute to the development of the research group.
  • Has excellent proficiency in English. Dutch language skills are not necessary but valued.

Conditions of employment

You will work in an internationally oriented environment within a large and enthusiastic research group. The working conditions are in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU).

Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of € 4.332 gross per month and up to a maximum of € 5.929 gross per month (scale 11 CAO NU), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours.

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 percent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 percent, and a considerable number of vacation days.

EUR offers all employees an annual personal career budget which can be used to advance your skills and competences. There are many training, development and coaching opportunities at EUR. EUR also offers a Dual Career Programme (DCP) to assist the life partners of new academic staff (on payroll) in finding employment in The Netherlands. The programme is offered in close cooperation with the nearby universities of Delft and Leiden.

EUR aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfill their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research, as expressed in our mission ‘Creating positive societal impact’. EUR is home to 3.700 academics and professionals and almost 33.000 students from more than 140 countries. Everything we do, we do under the credo The Erasmian Way – Making Minds Matter. We’re global citizens, connecting, entrepreneurial, open-minded, and socially involved. These Erasmian Values function as our internal compass and create EUR’s distinctive and recognizable profile. From these values, with a broad perspective and with an eye for diversity, different backgrounds and opinions, our employees work closely together to solve societal challenges from the dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. Thanks to the high quality and positive societal impact of our research and education, EUR can compete with the top European universities.

Faculty / Institute / Central service
Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) is a leading school in economics in the Netherlands. It has a strong international reputation and aims to do outstanding research. Moreover, it provides excellent education at the B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels. Much research at Erasmus School of Economics is policy relevant and has social impact, and the School offers a strong research culture, ample research resources, and moderate teaching loads.


  • Assistant professor
  • Economics
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €4332—€5929 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 3836


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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