Post-Doctoral Researcher in Accounting (1er assistant)

Date of start: 01.01.2024
Duration of contract: 1 year (for the duration of the funding)
Employment rate: 100%
Work location: HEC Lausanne-UNIL, Anthropole Building

• PhD degree (or near to completion) with excellent skills of quantitative data collection and analysis;
• Strong interest for research in the fields of Sustainability accounting, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) disclosure and/or performance measurement, Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS).
• Skills in textual analysis, coding and programming language (e.g. Python) and/or data mining, machine learning.
• Fluency in English and strong academic writing skills.

Job description
50% of the time will be allocated to research activities linked to the research project granted by the Sandoz Family Foundation – Monique de Meuron program to the supervisor, Professor Gaia Melloni.

The specific research program that Prof. Gaia Melloni was awarded is in the field of sustainability accounting and looks at the incorporation of social and environmental information into traditional financial reports and approaches that make possible to track organizations’ financial performance alongside their environmental and societal impacts.

More information are available here:
20% of the time will be allocated to teaching activities consisting in supervision of Master thesis for the department.
30% of the time will be allocated to research and/or other related activities.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of motivation, two letters of recommendation, university transcripts, job market paper and/or other working papers.
Applications should be sent only through the UNIL website, position no. 20965. Only applications submitted through this website will be considered.
For further information about the position, please contact Professor Gaia Melloni. E-mail

Deadline for applications

Additional Information

University of Lausanne

HEC Lausanne

Department of Accounting and Control
Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.

Application Deadline:
Monday, Aug 28, 2023
HEC University of Lausanne
Accounting and Control
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