Associate Professor in Financial Accounting and Auditing
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About the position
NHH in Bergen, Norway, invites applications for a position as Associate
Professor in Financial Accounting and Auditing at the Department of
Accounting, Auditing and Law. The Department offers a stimulating research
environment with internationally renowned research groups in a wide range of
fields, providing high quality research and teaching. For more information,
please visit our webpage.
The Department has an active research environment and a broad international
research network in Financial Accounting and Auditing. According to the BYLJ
Accounting Research Rankings (2021), NHH is ranked highest among the Nordic
business schools in accounting research ( NHH's Accounting Research Ranking
We seek to fill the position with an experienced researcher with emphasis on
empirical financial accounting and auditing research. Candidates must possess
a doctoral degree in accounting or closely related field from an
internationally accredited institution and have an excellent academic record
in both research and teaching. Successful candidates must have an outstanding
publication record and an active research program with the demonstrated
ability or clear potential to be published in highly ranked academic journals
(such as ABS level 4 or 4 journals). International research experience
and collaboration are highly valued.
In addition to research activities, the position involves teaching,
supervision and some administrative work. Candidates will be evaluated based
on their documented professional competence overall, including their past
academic record, current work in process and evidence of teaching
effectiveness. Candidates that cannot document at least 200 hours of
pedagogical coursework when hired must complete the NHH programme on basic
pedagogical competence within two years. Appointees who are not fluent in a
Scandinavian language will be offered Norwegian language classes.
We will be available to meet up for a chat about the position at the EAA
Annual Congress on May 11-13, 2022, which NHH will host in Bergen, Norway (
EAA 2022 at eaacongress.org). Interested candidates are welcome to
schedule a meeting with us through email.
Start date for the position will be agreed upon with the candidate.
Salary is negotiable according to the Norwegian State Salary Scale for
Associate Professor. External research grants and teaching in executive
programs offer opportunities for supplementing this salary.
In Norway, health care for all individuals, schooling for children and most
other public services are free. NHH offers a favorable arrangement with
membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, generous research
funds for traveling and conference participation, and a bonus system for
publication in top international journals. The city of Bergen has a mild and
coastal climate and offers rich opportunities for cultural and outdoor
activities as well as a family-friendly environment ( visitnorway.com).
The appointee must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at
The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the
greatest extent possible. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with
disabillities are encouraged to apply for the position. In the assessment of
applicants, international experience and qualifications will be emphasised. In
the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given
The application should contain details of the applicant's scientific and
pedagogical education and work experience. In addition, the applicant should
provide an overview and assessment of the applicant's teaching experience,
documentation of teaching quality and a working paper for the job talk. The
application and enclosed documentation, including a CV, a teaching
portfolio, a list of publications, certificates with grades, and any other
relevant documentation should be sent online. A maximum of ten publications
and working papers should also be attached for evaluation. Best-qualified
candidate(s) will be invited for an on-campus interview. To open the
application, please click ‘Apply for this job'. For English version, please go
to the menu at the top right corner.
Two or three reference letters must be submitted by the referees directly to
NHH at firstname.lastname@example.org within 15 September 2022.
In accordance with §25 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act, information
about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not
to have his/her name entered on the list of applicants. The applicant will be
notified if his/her request is not respected.
Further inquiry regarding the position should be directed to:
Head of Department Finn Kinserdal at email@example.com
Professor Aasmund Eilifsen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Professor Tzu-Ting Chiu at email@example.com
Deadline for applications is 15 September 2022. This date also applies to
the submission of publications/written work.
15th September 2022
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