Assistant Professor Accounting/Auditing

Do you have a drive for research and teaching in Accounting or Auditing? Are you looking for a dynamic group to work with? Then the Accounting Department at the School of Business and Economics (SBE) of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam would like to get to know you. Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
FTE: 0,8 – 1
Job description
We seek a olleague who can contribute to building and extending the department’s reputation for excellence in research and teaching in accounting or auditing. All areas of accounting will be considered, e.g. financial and management accounting, auditing, accounting information systems, taxation, and control. Our research aims at having impact, evidenced by publications in top international academic journals and collaborations with practice. Our teaching portfolio involves a variety of courses at bachelor, master and Ph.D. level and thesis supervision. We offer a well-structured tenure track.
Your duties
  • doing innovative research and publishing in leading international journals
  • teaching in bachelor, master and post-master programs
  • creating a stimulating learning environment for students at all levels (B.Sc.,M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • being active in acquiring additional research funds, both individually and in collaboration with colleagues
  • a PhD degree, specializing in accounting, auditing, or a related field
  • a good track record in teaching Accounting / Auditing courses, as evidenced by excellent evaluations
  • a strong research potential, preferably evidenced by publications and by a pipeline of high quality working papers and projects
  • a key interest in the development of theory, research methodology and empirical findings in Accounting / Auditing
  • fluency in English
What are we offering?
A challenging position in a socially involved organization. On full-time basis the remuneration amounts to a minimum gross monthly salary of €3,746 (scale 11) and a maximum €5,127 (scale 11), depending on your education and experience. The job profile: is based on the university job ranking system and is vacant for at least 1 FTE.
The initial employment contract for an Assistant Professor will be for a period of 6 years, with the possibility of tenure. The tenure track position involves research (40%) and teaching (60%). At the end of the second year a mid-term performance evaluation will take place by the Tenure Track Committee (TTC). In the fifth year, the TTC will review your file in order to decide upon the tenured assignment, based on the assessment criteria of the Tenure Track system at SBE.
Additionally, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work/life balance, such as:
  • a maximum of 41 days of annual leave based on full-time employment
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • solid pension scheme (ABP)
  • contribution to commuting expenses
  • optional model for designing a personalized benefits package

For more info, please see the attached PDF document.

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Accounting Department at the School of Business and Economics (SBE)
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