Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 21 Jan 2021

Start date/duration
  • as soon as possible
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Job profile:
Main tasks:
  • Independent research and contributions to research projects of the team Financial Accounting
  • Active cooperation in the research centre ¿Accounting Theory and Research¿
  • Teaching (in German and English) and mentoring of students
  • Supervision of Bachelor, Diploma and Master theses
  • Contributions to the administration of the department and the faculty
Necessary Qualification:
  • Completed PhD/doctoral degree in Business, Economics, Management with a focus on financial accounting
  • Post-Doc experience or relevant work experience
  • Excellent knowledge of International Accounting (IFRS)
  • Academic achievements beyond the dissertation/PhD thesis in Financial Accounting
  • Sound knowledge of research methods, in particular qualitative research methods
  • Experience in independent, high-quality teaching in Financial Accounting
  • Ability to teach in English and German (or the willingness to teach in German within a five-year period)
  • International academic network and experience in academic mobility
  • Experience in application processes for third-party funding
  • Collaboration skills; excellent communication skills, openness

The application must include a research statement at the level of a habilitation and a teaching statement.


We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here:

The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

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