Associate professorships within the area of accounting and /or auditing


Associate professorships within the area of accounting and /or auditing

Job Description and Qualification

The Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, invites applications for one or more vacant associate professorships within the area of accounting and / or auditing to be filled as soon as possible. The position(s) is to be filled in Kolding.

Appointment to associate professor requires scientific qualifications documented through a PhD degree in Economics / Business Economics and a completed assistant professorship (or the equivalent). It is expected that applicants have a proven record of scientific research at an international level within the area of Economics / Business Economics with focus on accounting and / or auditing, as well as a record of good teaching skills and experience. Knowledge of Danish is not required for the position.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit their application via the official website of University of Southern Denmark; see Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the closing date of 22 November 2020.

About the Organization

The research and teaching activities at the department are organized within four groups: Accounting; Finance; Microeconomics, and Econometrics & Economic History.

Within accounting, research in financial accounting, managerial accounting, and in auditing is conducted using analytical, empirical, behavioral and qualitative methods. Analytical research is in Odense while qualitative research is located primarily in Kolding. Empirical and behavioral methods are employed at both locations.

It is the aim of the Department of Business and Economics to conduct research of high international standard documented through publications in internationally distinguished journals and presentations at international conferences. It is expected that the successful applicant will contribute to the research at the department.

Furthermore, it is the aim of the department to conduct teaching using the newest teaching methods to enhance students' learning. Currently, accounting programs are offered both in Kolding and in Odense, while the auditing program is offered only in Kolding. The successful applicant will be responsible for the teaching of courses in accounting and / or auditing as well as supervision of students at both the BSc and MSc levels.

For Additional Information:

Hans Frimor ( and / or Dennis van Liempd (



Application Deadline:
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020
University of Southern Denmark
The Department of Business and Economics