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Tenure-track position as Assistant professor in Accounting

Faculty of Economics and Business – Accounting Section

Tenure-track position as Assistant professor in Accounting
Publicatiedatum 15 oktober 2020
Sluitingsdatum 15 december 2020
Opleidingsniveau Gepromoveerd
Functieomvang 38 hours per week
Salarisindicatie €4,402 to €5,826 gross per month
Vacaturenummer 20-610

The University of Amsterdam invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in accounting. Successful candidates will work as Assistant professor at the Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS).

What are you going to do?

Candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of accounting (including accounting information systems, auditing, financial accounting, and management accounting) will be considered. The starting date will be 1 September 2021. The job entails a six-year tenure-track position. Conditional on meeting the tenure-track criteria, the school will offer a tenured position as Associate professor.

All applicants are expected to teach in English. The teaching load is moderate. The compensation package is competitive relative to European salaries and includes several secondary benefits (such as a pension plan that is partially funded by the university). Favourable tax agreements apply to most non-Dutch applicants.

What do we ask of you?

Candidates should hold or should be close to completing a PhD in Accounting, and should demonstrate potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching.

We are welcoming candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of accounting. We will evaluate candidates on their potential for and/or record of excellence in research and teaching.

Further information

Do you have any questions or do you require additional information? Please contact:

  • prof. Jan Bouwens, Accounting section Chair and Head of the Recruitment Committee
    T: +31 (0)20 525 7651

Would you like to learn more about working at the University of Amsterdam? Visit our website.

Our offer

We offer a six-year tenure track position as Assistant professor. Upon meeting the criteria for tenure, we will offer a permanent contract as Associate professor. The gross monthly salary during the first three years will be, depending on experience, between €4,402 and €5,127 (salary scale 11) based on 38 hours per week (+ 16.3% holiday and end-year payments). After a positive evaluation the maximum salary becomes €5,826 (salary scale 12). This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the salary scales and the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. A substantial temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme.

About the faculty

Education and Research at Economics and Business (EB) provides academic courses for more than 7,000 students in Economics, Business, Actuarial Science, Econometrics, and a variety of courses in the Executive Master’s programs. The Faculty also conducts research programs in many specialist areas and employs about 400 people. The EB has an internationally acclaimed profile and is located in the heart of Amsterdam. EB consists of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE).

The Amsterdam Business School provides an inspiring and truly international research environment. Accounting, finance, and data science are key pillars of the school. Business school researchers have access to excellent facilities, including all major financial databases, an experimental economics lab, and a behavioral lab. The school has strong connections with the accounting profession, the Big Four audit firms, and the local business community. The accounting section has a clear focus on doing high quality research and fosters diversity in terms of research topics and methods. It hosts an international seminar series and has strong ties with accounting groups from universities around the globe.

The Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School is involved in teaching in undergraduate and master level programs, as well as in executive education. The accounting faculty regularly publishes in the top ranked accounting journals and faculty members hold editor and editorial board position in these major journals.

Job application

The UvA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We value a spirit of enquiry and endurance, provide the space to keep asking questions and cherish a diverse atmosphere of curiosity and creativity.

Candidates should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, sample copies of their research (published papers or working papers) and two reference letters (all PDF files) before 16 December 2020 to the link below mentioning vacancy number 20-610 in the subject line. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the closing date of 15 December 2020.
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