Assistant professor in Accounting

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 13 Feb 2023

Assistant professor in Accounting
Assistant professor in Accounting
Published Deadline Location
20 Jan 13 Feb Maastricht

Job description

This tenure track position involves research activities in accounting, leading to publications in top-rated international journals. Educational duties will involve graduate (master’s and executive master’s), and undergraduate (bachelor’s) courses in the area of Financial Accounting.

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Maastricht University (UM)


Candidates for this position should have a PhD (or be near completion) in Accounting. Candidates should have acquired teaching experience.

Conditions of employment

Tenure decisions are based on individual performance, principally in research and teaching. Following the new Dutch Collective Labor Agreement (CLA), you will automatically be tenured after 18 months on the condition of a positive evaluation. Annual teaching loads are comparable to those at the top European universities. Furthermore, significant research support is provided, such as WRDS, experimental lab, and individual research budgets.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website  > About UM > Working at UM .

Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, visit .

The School of Business and Economics (abbreviated as SBE), located in the heart of Maastricht, is a high-level European school in the fields of Economics and Business Administration and is accredited by both the AACSB and EQUIS.

The key characteristics of SBE are small-scale teaching methods, a portfolio of international study programs, and strong incentives for top-quality research. SBE attracts outstanding students from over 60 countries on its MBA, Bachelor, Masters, Ph.D., and executive education programs (all in English). Forty percent of the student population and thirty-five percent of the academic faculty come from outside The Netherlands.

Accounting & Information Management

AIM is part of UM’s School of Business and Economics. Located in the heart of Maastricht, the school’s education programmes attract students from over 60 countries. The Department of Accounting and Information Management is one of the leading research groups in accounting and auditing and has an excellent international reputation due to its international orientation, strong research focus, and impact. Research at AIM is consistently ranked as one of the best in its field in Europe. For example, over the last five years (2018-2022), AIM faculty have published 12 articles in the Top-3 accounting journals. In addition, the PhD Program in Accounting is ranked #1 in Europe based on the all-time BYU ranking (see ). We also host a very active seminar series with renowned international speakers and invite regularly international visitors.

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Working at Maastricht University

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Candidates should send their application to  The application must include a curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, a job market paper (or a current working paper), and any available teaching evaluations. The application deadline is February 13, 2023.

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Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.


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