Postdoc in Auditing at the Department of Accounting

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 25 Dec 2023

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant Postdoc in Auditing at the Department of Accounting.

Core research areas of the Department are (1) financial accounting, (2) management accounting and control, (3) auditing, (4) accounting information systems and (5) corporate governance in both private and public sector. The objective of the Department is to remain and to expand its leadership role in research related to these areas in the Nordic countries and to preserve its significant international reputation for high quality research and teaching. 

Teaching responsibilities of the Department comprise undergraduate and graduate teaching in Accounting and Auditing.

Examples of research areas that the Postdoc might cover:

  • Auditing
  • Audit regulation and governance
  • Accounting for sustainability
  • Internal control
  • Qualitative accounting research
  • Quantitative accounting research

More description of the department: www.cbs.dk/en/research/departments-and-centres/department-of-accounting

The Postdoc is a 50% non-tenured position for a period of four years with research and teaching obligations.

To fulfill the research requirements of the position, the applicant chosen is expected to be physically present on a regular basis and actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Department.

Qualifications

The applicant must hold a PhD or the equivalent. In assessing applications, particular emphasis will be placed on research potential.

Emphasis is placed on research relevant to the job description. The applicant must hold a PhD or the equivalent. Emphasis is placed on the applicant’s research potential, which means that a researcher with a large research potential may be preferred to a researcher with a large research production. 

The applicant must have professional proficiency in English (written and spoken). 

Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type.

For further information please contact: Head of Department Carsten Rohde, tel.: +45 3815 2338 e-mail cr.acc@cbs. dk. Information about the department may be found at www.cbs.dk/acc .

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.

Application

Application should be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below.

Application must include:

  • A summary of the candidate’s main strengthens and abilities.
  • A complete, numbered list of publications (indicating titles, co-authors, page numbers and year) with an * marking of the academic productions to be considered during the review. A maximum of 5 publications for review are allowed. Applicants are requested to prioritise their publications in relation to the field of this job advertisement.
  • Copies of the publications marked with an *. Only publications written in English (or another specified principal language, according to research tradition) or one of the Scandinavian languages will be taken into consideration)
  • Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation and international co-operation.
  • Documentation of relevant, significant, original research at an international level.
  • Transcript(s) and a full CV
  • Recruitment procedure

    The Recruitment Committee will shortlist minimum two applicants; when possible five or more applicants will be shortlisted. The shortlisted applicants will be assessed by the Assessment Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline. 

    The applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee and later in the process about the result of the assessment.

    Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application.

    Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.

    Copenhagen Business School invites all qualified candidates to apply for the position. An appointment committee will review the applications and invite a selection of qualified candidates to an interview.

    One of CBS’ strategic goals is the promotion of diversity, which is why every effort has been made to ensure a recruitment process that reduces potential bias. Applicants are therefore encouraged not to include a photo or unnecessary personal information in their application.

    Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at www.cbs.dk.

    Closing date: 25 December 2023.

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    CBS is a globally recognised business school with deep roots in the Nordic socio-economic model. Our faculty has a broad focus on societal challenges, and we have earned a reputation for high-quality disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and education. 

    We are located at Frederiksberg and have approximately 20,000 full and part-time students, 800 full-time faculty members, 200 PhD students and 700 administrative staff, and a full portfolio of bachelor, master, MBA/EMBA, PhD and executive programmes taught in English and Danish. 

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