University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Business School
The Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position of assistant professor in financial accounting.
Faculty Position in Accounting
JOB DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have or be close to completing a PhD in financial accounting or a closely related subject. They will be evaluated on their potential for and/or record of excellence in research and teaching. Teaching activities will be focused on financial accounting including thesis supervision, with an emphasis on quantitative methodologies.
The Accounting section is involved in teaching at BSc and MSc level, as well as in executive education. A substantial part of the section's teaching is conducted in English. Staff members publish in top-tier journals including Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research and Journal of Accounting and Economics. New candidates are expected to contribute to research and teaching equally.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Amsterdam Business School is part of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam. The Faculty has a student population of over 5,000 students, of which some 600 are non-Dutch. The University is located in the centre of Amsterdam in modern facilities. Amsterdam is a very friendly city with a high quality of life. Almost everyone in the Netherlands speaks good English.
APPOINTMENT: The appointment will initially be for a period of 4 years. Starting date will be 1 September 2012 or such other date as may be mutually agreed. Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales. For assistant professor this is between Euro 3,195 & 4,970 per month (+16.3% holiday and end-year payments). Favourable tax conditions may apply to non-Dutch appointees.
FURTHER INFORMATION: Further information can be obtained from dr Sander van Triest, head of the Accounting section (firstname.lastname@example.org). Information on the Accounting section is at: http://www.abs.uva.nl/accounting
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications should be made via email@example.com, quoting the vacancy number W12-020 in the subject line. Candidates who have not yet published in international journals should include two recent working papers. Applications should further include a cover letter, a CV, and the names of two references (or two reference letters). The closing date is 1 March 2012.