Assistant Professor in Accounting

The University of Twente is looking for an Assistant Professor in Accounting. Your will carry out ambitious research within the focus areas of Accounting and Finance, with a genuine interest in operating at crossroads of different disciplines.

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logo vacature Assistant Professor in Accounting

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Academic activities in finance and accounting take place in the Department of Finance and Accounting (F&A) and the Department of Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems (IEBIS) at the Faculty of Behavioural, Management & Social Sciences (BMS). These two departments employ about 40 academic staff, including PhD students, and conduct high-quality interdisciplinary research and education in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering & Management and Business Information Systems. A very close relationship exists with the departments of Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Innovation & Marketing (NIKOS), Technology Management & Supply, Change Management and Organization Behavior, and Human Resource Management. All these departments are embedded in the cluster High-tech Business and Entrepreneurship (HBE). They also collaborate with industry, knowledge institutes and government agencies in National, European and Global consortia.

We expect you to:

  • carry out ambitious research within the focus areas of Accounting and Finance, with a genuine interest in operating at crossroads of different disciplines;
  • (co-)teach and coordinate courses in the BSc and MSc programs in (International) Business Administration, Industrial Engineering and Management and Health Sciences;
  • supervise bachelor and master students in writing their graduation thesis;
  • contribute towards the supervision of PhD students;
  • take up the challenge to acquire external research funding;
  • be a standout colleague.

Vacature details

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  • You hold a PhD in Accounting (or near completion) from a university ranked in the top 250 of the world's universities, according to The Times Higher Education or The QS World University rankings;
  • You have outstanding knowledge and a track record of teaching (both lecturing and tutoring) courses in financial accounting, management accounting and business valuation, at an internationally accredited university;
  • You have proven experience in research, by means of presentations in international scientific conferences and publications in highly ranked academic journals;
  • You have very good communication skills, and an excellent command of English, at least at C2 level;
  • You already hold, or are willing to obtain, the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) certificate, and have a real passion for, and the ambition to become a creative teacher.


  • We offer an initial appointment for two years. A positive evaluation will lead to a permanent appointment.
  • The starting salary ranges between € 3.637 to € 5.656 gross per month based on your experience;
  • We also offer a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary, a year-end bonus of 8.3%, a solid pension scheme, a minimum of 29 holidays in case of full-time employment, and the possibility to save up holidays for sabbatical leave.
  • You can participate in professional and personal development programs.
  • Finally, you will work in a stimulating and dynamic environment characterized by a high degree of responsibility and independence, with the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and other researchers.

Do you have the drive to improve the society and the world with your research as well as teaching?

Bedrijfsprofiel Universiteit Twente

Universiteit Twente. Dat is menswetenschappen en technologie. High tech en human touch. Onderwijs en onderzoek die er toe doen. Nieuwe technologie als aanjager voor verandering, vernieuwing en vooruitgang in de samenleving. De Universiteit Twente is de enige campusuniversiteit in Nederland, verdeeld over vijf faculteiten verzorgen we ruim vijftig opleidingen. De Universiteit Twente heeft veel aandacht voor persoonlijke ontwikkeling en talentvolle onderzoekers krijgen de ruimte voor baanbrekend wetenschappelijk onderzoek. 

Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences De Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) heeft als doel een sleutelrol te spelen in het begrijpen, gezamenlijk ontwikkelen en analyseren van innovaties in de samenleving. Technologische ontwikkelingen zijn de motor van innovatie. Aan de hand van social engineering integreren wij deze technologische ontwikkelingen in de samenleving - zowel op publiek als particulier niveau, waarbij we het gedrag en de behoeften van mensen scherp in het oog houden. Om dit te kunnen doen, heeft de Faculty of BMS hoogwaardige kennis in huis van de vakgebieden psychologie, bedrijfskunde, bestuurskunde, communicatiewetenschappen, filosofie, onderwijskunde en gezondheidswetenschappen. Al deze kennis staat in het teken van het aangaan en oplossen van maatschappelijke uitdagingen. Onderzoek is georganiseerd rond 5 multidisciplinaire thema’s: health, resilience, learning, smart industry en emerging technologies and society, met een centrale rol voor BMSlab.


Closingdate: 21st of October.

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