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Faculty/Services: Faculty of Economics and Business
Educational level: PhD
Function type: Academic Staff
Closing date: 1 December 2022
Vacancy number: 10437
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). 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.
What are you going to do
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 additional benefits (such as a pension plan that is partially funded by the university). Favorable tax agreements apply to most non-Dutch applicants.
What do we require
You hold a PhD in Accounting or are close to completing your PhD. 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 a light preference for those focusing on data science or novel technologies in accounting. The starting date will be 1 September 2023.
For the Assistant Professor level, the selected candidate will be offered a six-year tenure track position as Assistant Professor. Upon meeting the criteria for tenure as judged by the ABS Promotion and Tenure committee, a permanent contract as Associate Professor will be offered. The gross monthly salary during the first three years will be, depending on experience, between €3,974 and €5,439 (salary scale 11) based on 38 hours per week (+ 16.3% holiday and end-year payments). After a positive evaluation the maximum will become €6,181 (salary scale 12).
For the Advanced Assistant Professor level, the selected candidate will be offered a three-year tenure-track position as Advanced Assistant Professor. Upon meeting the criteria for tenure, a permanent contract as Associate Professor is offered. Depending on experience, the gross monthly salary will be between €4.814 and €6.181 (salary scale 12) based on 38 hours per week (+ 16.3% holiday and end-year payments).
This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates for the first few years of employment (subject to tax law). The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme.
A temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) for Dutch Universities is applicable.
We believe it is important that you continue to develop and professionalize yourself. To this end, we offer excellent study and development opportunities.
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.
For enquiries about this position, please contact:
Prof. Jan Bouwens, head of Accounting Department: [email protected]
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.
Shortlisted candidates may be asked to present their (research) work at a job seminar.
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The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.
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