Assistant professor in Accounting, UvA, Netherlands

Study in:Netherlands
Deadline: 1 December 2017

Assistant professor in Accounting (tenure track)

Economics and Business – Amsterdam Business School

Publication date
22 September 2017
Level of education
Salary indication
€3,475 to €5,405 gross per month
Closing date
1 December 2017
38 hours per week
Vacancy number

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is one of Europe’s major comprehensive universities and is consistently ranked among the best research universities of the continent. The Amsterdam Business School is part of the University’s Faculty of Economics and Business and is located in the city center of Amsterdam.

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 Amsterdam Business School provides an inspiring and truly international research environment. Accounting, finance, and data analytics 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.

The Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School is looking for an Assistant professor in Accounting (tenure track).

Job description

The assistant professor in Accounting is expected to contribute to the school’s research and teaching. The teaching load is moderate, and all teaching is in English. Candidates are expected to publish their research in international top journals. The tenure decision will be made in accordance with the Amsterdam Business School tenure track criteria, which include criteria for research output.


Candidates should have a PhD, or expect to complete a PhD in the near future, and should demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching. Candidates with research interests in all areas of accounting will be considered. However, we are specifically looking for candidates who are able and willing to teach management accounting, auditing, or accounting information systems.

Further information

Further information may be obtained from:

  • prof. Victor Maas, Accounting section Chair and Head of the Recruitment Committee
    T: +31 (0)20 525 7651


The successful candidate will be offered a six year tenure track position as Assistant professor in Accounting. Upon meeting the tenure track criteria, a permanent contract as Associate Professor will be offered. Starting date will be 1 September 2018, or such other date as may be mutually agreed.

The salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel. Based on a full time appointment (38 hours per week) the maximum salary is €5,405 gross per month. This is excl. 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end of year bonus. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable.

Job application

Applications should be made via, quoting vacancy number 17-470 in the subject line. Candidates should send:

  • a cover letter;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • sample copies of their research (published papers or working papers);
  • two reference letters (all PDF files).

The closing date is 1 December 2017. #LI-DNP

No agencies please

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