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Associate Professor Job in Accounting – Vrije, Netherlands 2022

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School of Business and Economics offers Associate Professor Job in Accounting – Vrije, Netherlands 2022

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General Info

Position: Associate professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: -
Salary: According to Standard Norms

School of Business and Economics (SBE)
Department of Accounting
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Qualification Details

  • a PhD degree, specializing in accounting or finance
  • a good track record in Accounting education, as evidenced by excellent course evaluations
  • a strong research potential, preferably evidenced by publications in leading academic journals and by a pipeline of high-quality working papers and projects
  • fluency in English

Responsibilities/Job Description

We seek applicants who want to join our accounting team and contribute to research and teaching in the field of accounting. Our accounting program includes courses at bachelor level, a master of accounting and control, and a variety of postgraduate programs. Our research covers all aspects of accounting in the broadest meaning, such as financial accounting, auditing, management accounting, control, taxation, and compliance. We have a preference to strengthen the group especially in the financial accounting specialization.

  • doing innovative research and developing an original research agenda resulting in publications in leading international academic journals
  • contribute to the design and delivery of courses across undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs
  • creating a stimulating learning environment for students at all levels (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.)
  • being active in acquiring research funds, individually and in collaboration with colleagues

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Documents Required

Are you interested in this position? Please apply via the application button and upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter until December, 6 2021.

Applications received by e-mail will not be processed.

About the Department

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) provides high-quality education and excellent research in business administration and economics with a focus on contributing to the social, economic and ecological challenges of our time. Whether it is the use of robots in society or big data, labour market participation or flexibility in the labour market, traffic jams or the housing market, flash crashes in the stock market or choice behaviour in gambling, leadership or change management: we believe in goal-oriented scientific research and understand that progress in academics, the business community and society is achieved through cooperation, openness and social responsibility. At SBE, all of our highly-motivated colleagues work together closely in a stimulating, dynamic and international environment to achieve our collective goal of encouraging society to make informed choices. Approximately 4,200 Bachelor’s and Master’s students and 1,700 executive students are enrolled at the School, and employs roughly 500 people.

About the department The department of Accounting is a group of around 60 academics. We are active in areas like auditing, accounting information systems, financial accounting, management accounting, management control, regulation, compliance, tax, and corporate law. We teach in all SBE bachelor programs, and in the master programs Accounting and Control and Business Administration. Our research is concentrated in the Amsterdam Research Center in Accounting (ARCA). At ARCA, we conduct high-quality fundamental research as well as applied research. We aim to publish our results in premier peer-reviewed international journals. We also reach out actively to the business community in conducting research and in communicating research findings such as through executive programs and publications in professional journals.

About the Employer: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

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Contact details

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact: Name: Prof. dr. H.C. Dekker Position: Head of department E-mail:


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