PhD candidate / Research Associate in Accounting (m/w/d)

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University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland
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Your tasks

  • Independent research activities in a young, dynamic, and international team
  • Collaborative working environment with a high degree of personal responsibility
  • Flexible working hours
  • Participation at international conferences and workshops
  • Strong support in developing research methods, data science skills, and completing your dissertation in accounting

Your profile

  • High personal motivation and responsible work ethics
  • Keen interest in learning how to work scientifically as a base for an academic or professional career
  • Excellent marks in your diploma, licentiate, or master studies in business, economics, or related fields
  • Excellent understanding in financial reporting, financial analysis, and/or international accounting
  • Strong existing computer skills with MS Office; the competent use of a statistical software (e.g. STATA, R, or Python) will be expected throughout the program
  • Strong English spoken and written communication skills

The Chair of Accounting is specialized in research topics related to international accounting and financial reporting primarily using empirical archival research designs. The tasks of the position include but are not limited to teaching assistance in the English track of the programme for the Master of Accounting and Corporate Finance (MACFin) and executive education courses, administrative support of the Chair’s activities (e.g., organisation of conferences, workshops), potential collaborations with industry.

Your application package should include a letter of motivation, CV, all university certificates including grades, a copy of your Bachelor/Master Thesis, reference letters from previous employers, internships etc.

For more information, please visit our website are looking forward to your online-application.

Further information on working at the HSG can be found here.

For job-related questions

Prof. Dr. Tami Dinh

Full Professor of Accounting / Director

Carolina NäfBack Office

Tel.: +41 71 224 74 09

University of St.Gallen

«A place where knowledge is created» – As one of Europe’s leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8800 students. The HSG is one of the largest employers in the region and provides an attractive and innovative environment for more than 3300 researchers, educators and professional staff.