Assistant professor in Accounting (tenure track)

Assistant professor in Accounting (tenure track)

Published Deadline Location
27 Sep 1 Dec Amsterdam

Job description

 The Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School is looking for an Assistant professor in Accounting (tenure track).

Candidates are expected to contribute to the school’s research and teaching. The teaching load is moderate, and all teaching is in English. Candidates are expected to publish their research in international top journals. The tenure decision will be made in accordance with the Amsterdam Business School tenure track criteria, which include criteria for research output.


University of Amsterdam (UvA)


You should have or 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

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 €4,166 and €4,852 (salary scale 11) based on 38 hours per week (+ 16.3% holiday and end-year payments). After a positive evaluation the maximum salary becomes €5,513 (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.


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.


Faculty of Economics and Business.

The Amsterdam Business School is part of the University’s Faculty of Economics and Business and is located in the city center of Amsterdam.

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. This manifests itself in the ties its members have with major schools around the globe, and its international seminar program. 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. Our school has strong connections with the accounting profession, including the Big Four audit firms, and the local business community. The accounting section focuses on high quality research while it fosters diversity in terms of research topics and methods.

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 7651

You can find nformation on the Amsterdam Business School Accounting section at:

You may send your application, including a cover letter, a CV, and a minimum of two reference letters, before 1 December 2018 to this link. Please mention vacancy number 18-576 in the subject line.


  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week, temporary
  • €4166—€5513 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 18-576


University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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Application procedure

Application procedure

The University of Amsterdam is striving for a better balance in its staff whereby, by equal suitability, the appointment of a female candidate will have our preference. Women are, therefore, strongly encouraged to apply.

You may submit your application throught the application procedure of Academic Transfer. 

No agencies please

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Dec 2018.