Assistant Professor in Accounting (tenure track)

Job Description & Qualification

Job description:
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. Candidates should have a PhD or expect to complete a PhD in the near future and should demonstrate potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching.

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). Favorable tax agreements apply to most non-Dutch applicants.

The University of Amsterdam invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in accounting. You hold or should be close to completing a PhD in Accounting. 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. Successful candidates will work as Assistant Professor at the Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS). Candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of accounting (including accounting information systems, auditing, financial accounting, and management accounting) will be considered with preference given to those focusing on data science or novel technologies in accounting. The starting date will be 1 September 2023.

Application Procedure

You can apply online via the link below. We would like to receive the following, preferably merged into one PDF:

1. Curriculum Vitae

2. Cover Letter including 3 names of references

3. Evidence of teaching quality (e.g., teaching philosophy and course evaluations)

4. Sample working paper(s)

The closing date is 1 December 2022

About the Organization

With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual center in the Netherlands. The university is located on different campuses within the city of Amsterdam which is a fantastic place to live. Public transportation and connection to air travel is excellent. Costs of living are moderate for a European capital.

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) at the UvA 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 FEB has an internationally acclaimed profile and is located in the heart of Amsterdam. FEB consists of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE).

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.

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.

Additional Information

Conditions of employment:

Fixed-term contract: six years.

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 €3.974 and €6.181 (salary scale 11) based on 38 hours per week (+16.3% holiday and end-year payments). After a positive evaluation the maximum salary becomes €6.181 (salary scale 12). This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the salary scales and the Collective Labor Agreement 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.

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Job ID

ID: J11734