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Assistant / Full Professorship of Financial Accounting (Open Rank)
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is the leading private business school
in Germany and is continuously ranked among the top business schools in Europe.
On WHU’s two campuses in Vallendar (near Koblenz) and Düsseldorf, faculty, students,
and staff enjoy working in a stimulating international environment. The organizational
culture combines an entrepreneurial attitude and international orientation
with a strong sense of community and diversity and a high commitment to excellence.
WHU invites applications for the position of
Assistant or Full Professor of Financial Accounting (Open Rank) (f/m/d)
located at WHU Campus Vallendar, starting as soon as possible.
WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and
accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and
supply chain management. Research at WHU adheres to three research principles:
quality, internationality, as well as practical and academic relevance. WHU faculty
consistently publish their research in the most prestigious journals. The position(s)
is(are) based in the Finance & Accounting Group.
Conducting teaching in financial accounting across the various WHU degree
programs in English
Performing research in the field of Financial Accounting, contributing to research
activities of the WHU Financial Accounting and Tax Center, and publishing
in leading research journals
Mentoring final theses (Bachelor, Master, MBA)
Contributing to academic conferences
Performing services to the academic community
For Full Professors also mentoring doctoral students, performing services for
the school, and contributing to thought leadership.
Ph.D. or equivalent academic qualification in Accounting or a closely related
Outstanding research record as evidenced by publications in leading academic
journals (especially, for applicants to the Full Professor position, publications
in Top 3 Accounting journals or ABS 4*/4 journals), presentations at excellent
conferences, or a promising research pipeline in financial accounting
Teaching experience, especially in English
Outstanding English communication skills
What we offer
This (tenured / tenure-track) position will be at the rank of assistant or full professor,
depending upon qualifications. WHU offers a competitive salary as well as an attractive
package consisting of a generous research budget, research assistants, administrative
assistance, and a tenured position for Full Professors.
For Assistant Professors, there is an attractive package of competitive salary, a research
budget, and a mentoring program for Assistant Professors. The Assistant Professor
appointment is for six years. WHU offers the opportunity for tenure-track if the
WHU requirements for a tenure-track are met (e.g., excellence in research).
Moreover, our modern campuses provide faculty with a high-quality research and
teaching infrastructure. WHU is an equal opportunity employer and thus welcomes
applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. We believe in the benefits of
diversity and therefore foster an international, inclusive, and inspiring working environment.
We also offer opportunities for personal development, including language
courses as well as integration assistance for new faculty members.
Our campus in Vallendar is located in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a 65km stretch
of the 1,230 km long Rhine River. With its castles, historic towns, towering vineyards,
and steep slopes, this section of the river is a UNESCO world heritage site. Major
cities are dotted along the banks of the river and within easy travel distance. Koblenz
marks the meeting point of the Rhine and Mosel rivers. Perfectly placed, Vallendar
and its surrounding area is never short of things to see and do.
Join a top European business school and become part of a strong faculty team committed
to excellence in management education!
For informal inquiries about the position, please do not hesitate to contact Professor
Martin Jacob (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please send your application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, full publication
list, teaching evaluations, the job market paper (for assistant professors), and the
names of three references via Interfolio following this link:
If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please feel free to contact
Sandra Bödeker (firstname.lastname@example.org).
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Professor Jürgen Weigand
Campus Vallendar, Burgplatz 2, D-56179 Vallendar