Postdoc in “Managerial Accounting”

The Department of Finance, Accounting & Taxation is looking to 􀀁ll the following
position by April 1, 2023: Postdoc in “Managerial Accounting,” (m/f/d) 5-year
contract public service salary group 13 TV-L FU (approx. €59,000/year) full-time
position reference code: 10013600/22/WM17

We are looking for a Postdoc in “Managerial Accounting” with a 5-year contract without tenure track option. We offer:

• Access to important databases (e.g., Orbis Europe, Compustat, Worldscope, IBES, Asset4, CDP, Execucomp, WRDS)
• Opportunities to strengthen methodological skills
• Presentation of the successful applicant’s own work at international research conferences
• An international, research-oriented environment
Freie Universität Berlin strongly aims to ensure employees have a good work-life balance, including flexible time management and the possibility to work from home.

Job description:
• Freely chosen research projects on managerial or financial accounting, corporate social responsibility, or corporate misconduct
• Teaching in Managerial Accounting at the Bachelor’s and Master’s level (in English or German), 4 hours per week, about 30 weeks of teaching per year
• The job serves as preparation for the Habilitation post-doctoral lecturing qualification

Formal requirements:
• Master’s in Business Studies, Economics, or a related field
• Ph.D. with a focus on accounting or finance, in German-speaking countries with at least magna cum laude

What we are looking for:
• Excellent proficiency in managerial and/or financial accounting
• Excellent econometric and/or microeconomic proficiency
• Ideally, university teaching experience in managerial or financial accounting on the Bachelor’s or Master’s level
• An excellent command of English
• Ideally, published papers or papers under review in renowned journals

If you have any questions, please contact

CV, a list of publications if available, academic certifications, two letters of recommendation from university professors, your
Ph.D. thesis, and a maximum of two research papers if available, no later than January 2nd, 2023 to Mr. Prof. Dr. Jochen
Bigus: or postal to
Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft
Wiss. Einrichtung für Betriebswirtschaftslehre
Interne Unternehmensrechnung/ Controlling
Mr. Prof. Dr. Jochen Bigus
Garystr. 21
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)
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Application Deadline:
Thursday, Jan 06, 2022
Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Finance, Accounting & Taxation