Assistant Professor Position in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation

Assistant Professor Position in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation at ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management


Position description:

ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management, a double-accredited school (AACSB and AMBA) invites applications for one and potentially two assistant professor positions in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. The positions have a fixed term of 2 years and can be renewed for another 2 up to a maximum of 4 years. Due to legal requirements of civil servant status that apply in Portugal, tenure-track and tenured positions must be conducted in a public administration concours. ISEG is in the process of opening several full-time tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level in the coming years to which the candidates will be invited to apply. Candidates who wish to have more information about this procedure should contact the chair of the recruitment committee (contact below).

Assistant professor duties include coordinating and teaching courses in bachelor’s and/or master’s programs, research and supervision of master’s theses. Candidates have the option of teaching in postgraduate or executive education programs. The contractual terms require exclusive dedication from the candidate.



We seek highly qualified candidates who are committed to a career in research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to carry out research for top journals listed in ABS (4*, 4 or 3) in Accounting and related areas. ISEG is also looking for candidates with well-developed analytical, communication and social skills, as well as a commitment to ISEG’s mission – to create, share and enhance the social and economic value of knowledge, respecting ethics, social responsibility and sustainable development. We expect candidates who will undertake new initiatives, open mind, promote international networking and contribute to a friendly atmosphere within the faculty.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or have completed the requirements for such a degree by the date of employment (September 2024). Junior assistant professors and postdocs are also invited to apply.

Knowledge of Portuguese is not required.


School insights:

ISEG belongs to Portugal’s largest university, the University of Lisbon. ISEG offers programs in management, economics and applied mathematics at bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level. ISEG has an international academic environment with students from more than 70 countries and is included in the Financial Times business school ranking. The faculty is embedded in very good research centers that provide an active research environment. Research seminars with researchers from outside Portugal are held regularly at ISEG. ISEG is in first place in the ranking of the total number of Published Economics & Management papers in Portugal. In order to promote research, ISEG provides a balance of teaching workload, remuneration, support for research expenses, research facilities, behavioral research lab and access to databases. Through our research center, faculty have funding for research-related activities, and administrative support to apply for national or international funding programs. Candidates that have lived the last 5 years outside Portugal can apply for a special tax regime with a flat 20% income tax rate.

The school is located in the center of Lisbon, a city that has been internationally recognized as a pleasant place to live.

Accounting, Auditing and Taxation Section covers different areas such financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and taxation, with a variety of teaching methods, such as case studies and applied cases. We offer a collegial work environment to promote research excellence and fruitful collaborations with faculty members. Currently, our faculty includes 9 tenure-track professors who are highly committed to quality teaching and research and eager to help junior professors.

You can find more information about the school and our faculty in our website



Applications details:

Applications should include: i) a cover letter specifying the field(s) of interest in Accounting; ii) CV; iii) a job market paper (identified as such); iv) two letters of recommendation; and v) pedagogical assessment of courses taught.

The application should be submitted no later than December 8th, 2023, directly on the Econ Job Market platform (if you have no account, create one) –



Location of job: Rua do Quelhas n.º 6, Lisbon, Portugal

Degree required: Doctorate

Job start date: 2024-09-01

Job duration: 4 years

Letters of reference required: 2

Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video held from 18th to the 19th of December 2023, and candidates may subsequently be invited to give a job talk by video in January 2024.

Application deadline: December 8th, 2023, midnight UTC

If you have any inquiries regarding the position, please send an email to the head of Management Department ( or

Application Deadline:
Friday, Dec 08, 2023
ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management
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