Assistant Professor positions in financial accounting, auditing, management accounting or law

The Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) in Bergen, Norway invites applications for assistant professor positions in the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law.

29.01.2010 - Ed.

The positions are for 4 years, and will allow for opportunities to qualify for permanent positions at a higher level.

The positions will involve teaching at the average of two courses per year (90 teaching hours) and some additional graduate supervision within the department.

Currently the department has 6 full professors, 6 associate professors and 4 assistant professors. In addition 26 professors and associate professors are affiliated to the department in adjunct positions.

NHH is strongly dedicated to research, and therefore primarily seeks applicants from top international schools. Applicants should have a strong research record or potential, as demonstrated by existing papers or a dissertation.

Applicants are expected to have research interest in financial accounting, including financial statement analysis and valuation, auditing, management accounting or law.

Applicants should have completed-or be close to completing- a PhD in financial accounting, auditing, management accounting or other adjacent areas. The PhD must be completed by the appointment date. For further information about the positions, see our website

In accordance with a personnel policy aim that the staff should reflect the composition of the population in Norway with respect to gender and cultural diversity, women and people with minority background are encouraged to apply. In the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference.

Salary is negotiable according to Norwegian State Salary Scale assistant professors. The school offers favorable membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, generous research funds for travelling and conference participation, and bonus systems for publication in international refereed journals.

Applicants are requested to present a research project plan with their application. The research plan must specify a four-year research project in financial accounting (including financial statement analysis and valuation), auditing, management accounting or law.

Emphasis will be placed on the applicant's research profile and ability to contribute to the research environment at the department.

Information concerning professional and teaching education and work experience must be included as well as a list of all publications, testimonials, certificates, and any other documentation which may be useful in the evaluation of the application, such as reference letters.

Further inquiry regarding the positions should be directed to:

Professor Trond Bjørnenak
Head of the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law
Tel: 0047 55 95 93 17

The application and enclosed documentation should be sent online through our website

Inquiries regarding the application process should be directed to:

Higher executive officer Heine Nilsen
Human Resources Office
Tel: 0047 55 95 93 90

The closing date for applications is 1.3.2010.

Redaktør: Astri Kamsvåg
Ansvarleg redaktør: Kristin Risvand Mo

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