Position as Professor/Associate Professor in Management Control/Management Accounting


NHH (The Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration), Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law invites applications for positions as Professor/Associate Professor in Management Control/Management Accounting.

28.01.2010 - Ed.

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. The department participates in all degree programs offered by NHH at bachelor, master and doctoral levels, as well as in executive education.

Applicants must have general competence in Management Control/Management Accounting. Within this research area, the department offers a stimulating research environment addressing topics like change in design and use of costing and performance measurement systems in the public and private sector, and what implications such changes have for practice.

The department is also involved in the research program Beyond budgeting, which is a collaboration between Statoil and NHH/SNF/AFF. The program is multidisciplinary and focuses on the link between organizational change, management leadership and the design and use of management accounting systems.

For further information about the department and its research, please visit our webpage: www.nhh.no/rrr.

The applicants will be assessed based on an overall evaluation of documented professional competence. Scientific competence will be evaluated in terms of the amount and quality of national and international publications.

Faculty members at the Norwegian School of economics and Business Administration are expected to be good teachers. In assessing the applicants' pedagogical qualifications, the evaluation committee will consider experience in teaching and student supervision, the quality of teaching material produced, and other relevant documentation that demonstrates pedagogical qualifications.

In addition to submitting written documentation, possible appointees will be required to meet for an interview, and to give a trial lecture and/or seminar. The appointee is expected to be involved in teaching and student supervision in degree programs at all levels. At the bachelor level, some teaching is expected to be given in Norwegian.

Salary is negotiable according to Norwegian State Salary Scale for Professor or Associate Professor. 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.

The appointee must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time. The appointee may be required to enroll in a pedagogical course of short duration. A doctoral degree from an accredited institution is required.

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.

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
E-mail. trond.bjornenak@nhh.no

The application should contain details of the applicant's scientific and pedagogical education and work experience. Applicants should specify whether they apply for full professorship, associate professorship or both.

The application and enclosed documentation, including a maximum of 15 published or unpublished research papers (10 for applicants to Associate Professorship) and a complete list of the papers, should be sent online through our website www.nhh.no.

Inquiries regarding the application process should be directed to:

Higher executive officer Heine Nilsen
Human Resources Office
Tel: 0047 55 95 93 90
E-mail: heine.nilsen@nhh.no

The closing date for applications is 1.3.2010.

This date also applies to the submission of publications/written work.

Kontakt: paraplyen@nhh.no
Redaktør: Astri Kamsvåg
Ansvarleg redaktør: Kristin Risvand Mo

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