Assistant Professor in Financial Accounting

The Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law at NHH Norwegian School of Economics invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor in Financial Accounting, starting in August 2020 or on a mutually agreed date. We seek to fill the position with an early-career candidate with a focus on archival financial accounting research. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in accounting or a related field from an accredited institution by the start date of the job. Applicants should have a strong commitment to research and teaching excellence and demonstrate the ability to publish in leading academic journals. Teaching load is very favorable – one course per year on average. In addition to research and teaching activities, the responsibility of this position involves supervision of master theses. The duration of the contract for this position is four years normally; however, it is possible to extend it to seven years under certain conditions.
Application Procedure
Applications should be submitted online by December 15, 2019 via the following link: Please follow the application requirements on the webpage and finish the application accordingly. Best-qualified candidate(s) will be invited for an on-campus interview.
We will attend the European Accounting Association (EAA) Talent Workshop in Madrid on November 8-9, 2019. Candidates who wish to meet with us at the Talent Workshop can contact us through email or the Talent Workshop platform at
About the Organization
NHH ( is one of the leading business schools in Europe, which has an internationally recognized research environment and is the first choice for students who want to study business administration in Norway.
In close cooperation with the business community and society, we are developing new knowledge and creating values for a sustainable future. NHH has an international profile and cooperates with 170 universities and business schools in more than 50 countries. We currently have 3,400 students and 400 employees.
The salary will be negotiable within the Norwegian State Salary Scale for Assistant Professors. External research grants and teaching in executive programs offer opportunities for supplementing this salary. NHH offers a favorable arrangement with membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, generous research funding for conference participation, research visits, and other research activities, and a bonus system for publications in top journals. In Norway, healthcare, education, and most public services are free. The city of Bergen has a mild coastal climate and offers rich opportunities for cultural and outdoor activities as well as a family friendly environment (
For Additional Questions
Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Head of Department, Associate Professor Finn Kinserdal at or Associate Professor Tzu-Ting Chiu at
Application Deadline:
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019
NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law
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