Associate Professor in Management Control

About the Position and the Organization

We invite candidates to apply for an academic position in management control at the Department of Management Control and Information Systems at the University of Chile.

The University of Chile is the oldest higher education institution in Chile with over 40.000 students and it is located in Santiago, Chile’s capital and largest city. The Department of Management Control and Information Systems (DCS) is one of the academic departments of the School of Economics and Business at the University of Chile. Our School has been acknowledged as one of the top business schools in Latin America, and it is committed to provide a high-quality research environment for its faculty.

The potential candidate can come from the fields of Accounting, Business Administration or Management. A strong commitment to high-quality research is a must. Previous research output in management control is highly valuable.

Job Description & Qualification

The Department of Management Control and Information System (DCS) at the University of Chile ( invites applicants for an associate professor position in the area of management control. This is a full-time position, starting when the position is filled. Flexibility about the starting date is possible.

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate expertise in the area of management control, or study topics such as performance management, incentives or organizational culture. The ideal candidate would hold a Ph.D. in Accounting, Management, Business, Business Administration or equivalent, and have well-rounded capabilities in teaching and research. Applicants should be able to deliver excellent teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level, and pursue their own independent research, publishing in high quality academic journals, participating in conferences, and demonstrating their ability to apply and obtain funds for research. The position in management control is particularly oriented towards strategic management.

Applicants’ roles and responsibilities:

  • Conduct high-quality research in the area of management control.
  • Contribute to existing research projects.
  • Teach three courses per year at the undergraduate or graduate level. (*)
  • Supervise master`s level thesis work.
  • Participate in administrative activities expected from Faculty.

(*) Teaching may be in English or Spanish for the first two years. Teaching in Spanish is expected in the third year.

Salary follows the general guidelines from the University of Chile and it is competitive in the local market. Additional benefits include individual research budget renewable every year, university funding opportunities and performance-based bonuses for publications.

Eligibility Criteria and Results

The applications will be evaluated by a local committee integrated by the Dean of the School of Economics and Business, the head of the Department and other selected academics from the school.

Selected applicants would be invited to present their work in a research seminar (possibly online), followed by an interview (possibly online). The results will be notified by email when the position is filled.

Deadline: Flexible deadline when position is filled.

Interested applicants

If this position is of your interest, please contact Dr. Alicia Núñez at the following e-mail address:

Application Deadline:
Monday, Oct 31, 2022
University of Chile
The Department of Management Control and Information System (DCS)