Assistant professor in Accounting

Amsterdam, Netherlands
€4,166 to €5,513 gross per month
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Amsterdam is one of Europe’s major comprehensive universities and is consistently ranked among the best research universities on 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. This manifests itself in the ties its members have with major schools around the globe, and its international seminar program. Accounting, finance, and data science 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. Our school has strong connections with the accounting profession, including the Big Four audit firms, and the local business community. The accounting section focuses on high quality research while it fosters diversity in terms of research topics and methods.

Job description

Candidates are 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.


You should have or be close to completing a PhD in Accounting. We are welcoming candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of accounting. We will evaluate candidates on their potential for and/or record of excellence in research and teaching.

Further information

Further information may be obtained from:

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

You can find information on the Amsterdam Business School Accounting section at:

  • ABS Accounting


We offer a six year tenure track position as Assistant professor. Upon meeting the criteria for tenure, we will offer a permanent contract as Associate professor. The gross monthly salary during the first three years will be, depending on experience, between €4,166 and €4,852 (salary scale 11) based on 38 hours per week (+ 16.3% holiday and end-year payments). After a positive evaluation the maximum salary becomes €5,513 (salary scale 12). This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the salary scales and the Collective Labour Agreement regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. A substantial temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme.

Job application

The UvA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We value a spirit of enquiry and endurance, provide the space to keep asking questions and cherish a diverse atmosphere of curiosity and creativity.

You may send your application, including a cover letter, a CV, and a minimum of two reference letters, before 1 December 2018 to the link below. Please mention vacancy number 18-576 in the subject line.

No agencies please