The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching.
The Faculty of Law, Business & Economics at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a
Junior Professor of Auditing
at pay grade W1 (minimum salary per month: 4,548 euros) to commence on 1 April 2020. This is a fixed-term civil service position.
We are looking for applicants whose future research activities lie in the field of auditing. Applicants will already have initial research experience in the
field of auditing or holds relevant qualifications in other areas of work in the field of accounting or corporate governance. In their current or future research
work, they will also address the challenges of digitization in the field of auditing. Methodological expertise in empirical, experimental, or theoretical research
based on a sound knowledge of national and international regulatory frameworks is desirable. An international research orientation is an advantage. The successful
candidate will present his or her research findings at national and international conferences and publish in high-ranking specialist and research journals.
The postholder will be involved in the German-taught and English-taught programmes in business and economics in addition to the doctoral programme. Interdisciplinary
cooperation is expected, especially in the areas of finance, accounting, controlling, and taxes, as well as within the faculty, in order to contribute to the integration
of law and economics. The ability to teach in English is expected.
The requirements for hiring professors at universities in the State of Bavaria apply. Applicants who have not yet completed their doctoral studies are also encouraged
to apply if their doctoral degree will be awarded in the foreseeable future. The appointment will initially be for a period of three years as a fixed-term civil servant.
In the course of the third year, the junior professorship will be extended by up to three additional years with the consent of the junior professor if he or she has proven
successful as a university lecturer. The complete vacancy notice can be found at
www.uni-bayreuth.de (University / Work at the University / Job Vacancies).
Please send your cover letter and supporting documents (CV outlining education and academic career, list of publications, list of courses taught, external funding
received, as well as copies of all diplomas and certificates) to the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Business & Economics Prof. Dr. Jörg Gundel by
13.10.2019. Please submit your application as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to
email@example.com. Once the appointment process is complete, the files will be permanently
disposed of in accordance with data protection law.