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Associate Professorship in Accounting (100%)
The University of St.Gallen and its School of Management are seeking candidates for an
associate professorship in the field of Accounting with a focus on Auditing. Applications
with a stronger background in management and/or financial accounting will also be
The triple accredited (EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA) university offers a stimulating research
environment with access to a broad range of databases necessary for accounting research,
a professional behavioral research lab for experimental research activities, and a large
network of companies for field studies. The Institute of Accounting, Control, and
Auditing organizes regular research seminars with renowned international accounting
researchers from different universities.
The new associate professor will become part of a dynamic team with strong ties in both
the international accounting scientific community and in the corporate world. The
position involves teaching in English (and preferably also in German) at all levels, as
well as contributing to the further development of the Master of Accounting and Finance
program. We are looking for a candidate with both an internationally recognised research
track record in the leading accounting journals, as well as excellent teaching skills.
We seek candidates per August 1st 2021 or by mutual agreement.
For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Klaus Möller, Chairman of the
Search Committee and Dean of the School of Management (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The application should include a cover letter (motivation for the position, description of
teaching, research, and other academic activities), curriculum vitae, list of publications,
identification of two publications that best represent your current research, and contact
information for two professional references that we may contact if shortlisted for the
position. Candidates should submit their application in electronic form
(www.unisg.ch/professorships) to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor
Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller. The deadline for applications is June 8th, 2020.
The University of St.Gallen is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and
supports dual career opportunities. We strongly encourage women to apply.
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