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University of Mannheim / Area Accounting & Taxation: Assistant Professor in Accounting & Taxation



The University of Mannheim is nationally and internationally considered a leading school for business education and research. Outstanding performance in research and education is frequently acknowledged by ranking providers (see http://www.bwl.uni-mannheim.de/de/presse/rankings/) and accreditation agencies (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS).

The Area Accounting & Taxation is offering a position as

Assistant Professor in Accounting & Taxation

(The appointment is subject to the final approval of the position by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts. The appointment is for a 3-year period and can be extended by an additional 3-year period.)

We are looking for an excellent young researcher in the field of accounting and taxation who is dedicated to the rigorous application of analytical or empirical methodology, has a strong motivation to co-operate in joint research projects and can contribute to the international network of the department. We do not require German language skills.

Being one of the largest departments of accounting & taxation in the German-speaking countries, we offer an active research environment, a broad variety of research opportunities, access to all major databases in the field of business and economics (e.g., through WRDS), and provide support in advancing career perspectives. Since the successful candidate’s primary focus shall be on research, we also offer an attractive teaching load and support. Research budget and salary are competitive at the European level.

We highly recommend candidates present themselves at the EAA job market in Madrid (https://eaa-jobmarket.ie.edu/).

Applicants have to meet the requirements of § 47 LHG of the state of Baden-Württemberg. Candidates are expected to hold a PhD at the time of their appointment and demonstrate high skills in teaching.

The University of Mannheim highly values intensive student mentoring. Accordingly, professors are strongly advised to live in the greater Mannheim region. The University of Mannheim values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. Women and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.