Assistant Professor

Company:WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

Location:Germany / Vallendar

Discipline:Management Accounting and Control

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is a 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 a high commitment to excellence.

WHU’s Institute of Management Accounting and Control invites applications for the position of

Assistant Professor (m/f)

in the area of Management Accounting and Control

located at WHU Campus Vallendar, starting January, 2019 or later.

Academic Environment

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 aims to adhere to three principles: quality, internationality and relevance to business practice.

This position is based in the Management Group. The group is dedicated to excel-lence in research and teaching. It covers the areas of strategic management, organi-zational behavior, strategy execution & management accounting, leadership, human resource management, organizational change and information management.

Job Description

  • Conducting high quality research
  • Collaborating closely with other researchers at the institute
  • Teaching in English-language WHU-programs

The appointment is initially for 3 years and can be extended for another 3 years conditional upon a positive mid-term review. Moreover, WHU offers the opportunity for tenure track, if the WHU requirements for a tenure track are met.

Job Qualifications

  • Completed Ph.D. degree
  • Empirical research orientation
  • Ideally, first publications and/or promising high quality working papers

What we offer

WHU offers a competitive salary as well as an attractive package consisting of a re-search budget and a mentoring program for Assistant Professors. Moreover, our modern campuses provide faculty with high-quality research and teaching infra-structure. WHU is an equal opportunity employer and thus welcomes applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. We believe in the benefits of diversity, and we foster a vibrant, international and inspiring environment. We also offer op-portunities for personal development, including language courses as well as inte-gration assistance for new faculty members.

Our Campus in Vallendar is located in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a 65 km stretch of the 1,230 km international Rhine River. With its castles, historic towns, towering vineyards, and steep slopes, this section of the river is an 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 thought-leading 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 Utz Schäffer.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send your application, including CV, full publication list, teaching evaluations, and names of three references by email to:

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Attn.: Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer

Burgplatz 2, 56179 Vallendar, Germany

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