Utrecht University School of Economics
(U.S.E.) has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor in Accounting, with expertise in financial accounting or management accounting. Of the position, 60% of the time is reserved for teaching activities and 40% is dedicated to research. Candidates are expected to teach in our Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes. Your job
You will do research and teach courses at Bachelor's and Master's level offered by U.S.E.’s Finance section
– which is the home to our school’s researchers in Finance and Accounting. We are seeking candidates who can contribute in the areas of financial management, specifically in the area of accounting. Given the developments in our section (both in terms of research and education), candidates with knowledge (or a willingness to develop this knowledge) in the area of sustainability accounting are preferred. As an Assistant Professor in Accounting, you will play a crucial role in advancing the department's research agenda, contributing to impactful scholarly publications, and inspiring the next generation of financial management professionals. We are looking for a colleague who is passionate about pushing the boundaries of financial management knowledge, committed to excellence in teaching, and eager to contribute to the collegial and collaborative environment of our department.
You will spend 40% of your time on research, to be published in high-quality academic journals. The U.S.E. research institute encourages collaboration with researchers from other disciplines, and research activities that address societally relevant issues (specifically sustainability). You are encouraged to indicate how you can collaborate with the current staff at our section.
You will take care of good teaching in accordance with our academic and departmental guidelines. You should be able to teach in (some of) the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, and financial management. Furthermore, you will supervise Bachelor's and Master's theses and other research projects by students.