Assistant professor (tenure-track) in Management Control

University Assistant (tenure-track) in the area of Management Control

University of Innsbruck, Austria



  • 1 October 2021
  • for 6 years, a qualification agreement (tenure-track) can be offered

Organizational Unit:

  • Department of Organisation and Learning

Level of Employment:

  • 40 hours/week

Main tasks:

  • Independent research and collaboration on research projects of the management control team within the department;
  • Active cooperation in the research centre “Accounting Theory and Research”;
  • Teaching (in German and English) and mentoring of students;
  • Supervision of Bachelor, Diploma and Master theses;
  • Contributions to the acquisition of third-party funding;
  • Contributions to the administration of the department and the faculty;

Necessary Qualification:

  • Completed PhD/doctoral degree in Business/Management with a focus on management control;
  • Post-Doc experience or relevant work experience;
  • Academic achievements beyond the dissertation/PhD thesis;
  • Experience with conducting qualitative research;
  • Compatibility of research approach to the department in terms of content and method;
  • Experience in teaching management control;
  • Ability to teach in English and German;
  • International academic network and experience in academic mobility;
  • Experience in application processes for third-party funding;
  • Excellent communication skills

The application must include a research statement (research plan) and a teaching statement.

Tenure-Track model:

The vacant position offers the possibility for a continuous academic career up to the position of associate professor. A key component of this tenure-track model is the so-called "Qualifizierungsvereinbarung" (qualification agreement). This agreement shall be concluded as the case may be at the latest one year after being employed. More information:


An initial salary of € 3.946 per month* shall be offered for this position. Conclusion of the qualification agreement will entitle to an increased salary of € 4.599,60 per month* and the fulfilment of the agreed qualification objectives will entitle to an increased salary of € 4.987,20 per month*. All mentioned salaries are monthly gross salaries, paid 14 times p.a. Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers (

*as of 2021

Applications should be made (by 16 June at the latest) via the following website:


Application Deadline:
Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021
University of Innsbruck
Department of Organization and Learning
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