Professor of Financial Accounting (f/m/d)

Job Description & Qualification

WHU invites applications for two positions of

Professor of Financial Accounting (f/m/d)

Starting: September 1, 2024 or later
Locations: WHU Campus Vallendar or Düsseldorf
Previous degree: Ph.D. or an equivalent academic qualification

WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and supply chain management. Research at WHU adheres to three research principles: quality, internationality, as well as practical and academic relevance. WHU faculty consistently publish their research in the most prestigious journals.

The positions are based in the Finance and Accounting Group, whose members, many with an international background, regularly publish in leading academic journals, and maintain strong industry and corporate connections.

Your Mission
• Conducting teaching across the various WHU degree programs in English
• Performing research in the field of financial accounting and publishing in leading research journals
• Developing and maintaining corporate connections
• Mentoring doctoral students
• Performing services for the school
• Contributing to thought leadership and the academic community

Job Qualifications
• Ph.D. or equivalent academic qualification in the field of financial accounting or a closely related discipline
• Outstanding research record as evidenced by publications in financial accounting in leading academic journals (top 3 financial accounting journals and Financial Times 50 journals), presentations at excellent conferences, and a strong research pipeline
• Strong teaching record, especially in English, and a commitment to teaching excellence and innovation
• Outstanding English communication skills
• International experience

What we offer
WHU offers a competitive salary as well as an attractive package consisting of a generous research budget, research assistants, and administrative assistance. Moreover, our modern campuses provide faculty with a high-quality research and teaching infrastructure.

WHU is an equal opportunity employer and thus welcomes applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. We believe in the benefits of diversity and therefore foster an international, inclusive, and inspiring working environment. We also offer opportunities for personal development, including language courses as well as integration assistance for new faculty members.

Join a top European business school and become part of a strong faculty team committed to excellence in management education!

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please send your application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, full publication list indicating your five most relevant publications, teaching evaluations, and names of three references via Interfolio following this link:

For informal inquiries about the position, please do not hesitate to contact:

Professor Martin Glaum

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please feel free to contact:

Diana Stasch

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Burgplatz 2, 56179 Vallendar, Germany

Application Procedure

About the Organization

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is the leading private business school in Germany and is continuously ranked among the top business schools in Europe. On WHU’s two campuses in Vallendar (near Koblenz) and Düsseldorf, faculty, students, and staff enjoy working in a stimulating international environment. The organizational culture combines an entrepreneurial attitude and international orientation with a strong sense of community and diversity and a high commitment to excellence.

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Job ID

ID: J14679