Assistant Professor in Accounting (full time position)

Job Description & Qualification

Your position
As an Assistant Professor at Tilburg University your primary responsibilities encompass:
- Engaging in rigorous scientific research and publishing in high quality academic journals.
- Mentoring doctoral students and providing co-supervision.
- Delivering lectures and guiding students through teaching and supervision.

Your responsibilities
The position carries a moderate teaching load, allowing time for conducting high quality research. The official language at Tilburg University is English. There are opportunities to teach in lifelong development education programs.

What you contribute
Tilburg University seeks academics with knowledge, skills, and character. We think you should have the following qualities for this position:
• have a Ph.D. in accounting (or a closely related field) or expect to complete a Ph.D. in the near future,
• demonstrate creativity and the potential for outstanding achievements in research,
• possess excellent teaching skills.

Your terms of employment
Your valuable contribution will be rewarded with attractive benefits and sufficient attention to a healthy work-life balance. Our offer includes:
• A position based on 1,0 fte (40 hours per week) on a 6 year contract, with the prospect of obtaining a permanent contract after a successful review of research, teaching, and citizenship in the 5th year. The compensation package is competitive relative to European salaries with good fringe benefits.
• A starting salary ranging from a minimum of € 5,247 to a maximum of € 6,002 gross per month for fulltime employment, based on UFO profile Assistant Professor and salary scale 12 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
In addition to your monthly salary, you will receive 41 vacation days (for a 40-hour work week), a holiday allowance (8%), and a year-end bonus (8.3%). We reimburse the full cost of sustainable commuting: walking, cycling, or public transportation. Employees are enrolled in the ABP pension fund. Costs associated with sustainable commuting (walking, cycling, public transportation) are fully reimbursed. The university offers outstanding employee benefits (i.e., employment options model), excellent reimbursement of moving expenses, as well as assistance in finding suitable accommodation and in other relevant relocation issues. The university has a hybrid work policy which allows to work a number of days a week from home. Applicants from outside the Netherlands may qualify for a temporary tax-free allowance of 30% (note: tax regulation may change as of January 1, 2024) of their taxable salary if they meet the relevant conditions.

Application Procedure

Would you like to join us with your valuable input? Then please apply online, Applicants should send a letter of application (stating, among others, future research plans and interests), a curriculum vitae, electronic copies of papers, and letters of reference to prof.dr. Philip Joos. We do not have a strict application deadline, but we will start screening the first applicants as of December 11, 2023.
For more information about this position, please send email to:

About the Organization

Your work environment
You will work in a pleasant working environment; a green campus with plenty of facilities. At a leading, entrepreneurial, and innovative university in the humanities and social sciences. The university employs 2,400 staff members and hosts 20,000 students of some 100 different nationalities. For nearly a century, this organization has worked together with a tradition aimed at contributing to society. We strive to be a community where differences in age, gender, orientation, and cultural and religious backgrounds are valued, with equal opportunities for colleagues and students and where, moreover, all decisions take into account the importance of preserving the Earth for future generations.

Your School
The Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) of Tilburg University, founded in 1927, has a long and distinguished history of top-level research and education in economics and management and is AACSB accredited. TiSEM offers Bachelor, Master (in all the main fields of business and economics), and Research Master programs. Located on a beautiful, green campus in the south of the country, the School fosters a vibrant international community consisting of approximately 8,000 students, ranging from undergraduate to Ph.D., and 400 academic staff.

Your department
Tilburg University’s Department of Accountancy has a strong research tradition, as evidenced by a top-5 position in Europe in the UT-Dallas ranking, excellent research facilities (including major databases, a state-of-the art experimental lab, international research seminars), and research collaborations with leading academics from around the world. More information about the Department of Accountancy can be found at

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Job ID

ID: J14396