Junior positions in Finance and Accounting

Employer: Department of Economics and Business Economics, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University

Location: Fuglesangs Allé 4, Aarhus, Midtjylland, 8210, Denmark (map)

Field(s) of specialization: Finance - Accounting

Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Postdoctoral Scholar

Target date for applications: 15 Nov 2019

Application deadline: 31 Jan 2020

Posting end date: 31 Jan 2020

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The Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus University, invites applications for a number of positions as assistant professor and postdoctoral fellow starting in the fall of 2020.

Research Fields: (i) Financial intermediation, Banking, Corporate Finance, General Finance; (ii) Accounting: Financial accounting and auditing.

The duration of the assistant professorships is 3-5 years and different schemes for tenure track can be offered. Post doc positions are typically 2-3 years and can be combined with assistant professor positions and thus yielding extra research time. We offer favourable conditions regarding research facilities, data access, time devoted to research, travel support, etc. The remuneration package is competitive at the European level and includes a fixed-term stipend to qualified candidates and substantial publication bonuses funded by the newly established Danish Finance Institute. For non-Danish researchers, a favourable tax-scheme exists.

The Department of Economics and Business Economics has around 160 faculty members covering the fields of Accounting, Finance, Logistics and Operations Research, Economics, Econometrics, Business Analytics and other fields. The department faculty is international and the working language is English. The department hosts several research centers providing an active research environment and the department has several seminar series with ample influx of visiting researchers. The Department of Economics and Business Economics services several undergraduate and master-level programmes. The PhD programme has an annual intake of around 20 students. More information is available at www.econ.au.dk.

Application Procedure: Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA-AEA meetings in San Diego, GA, January 2020 and the EEA European Job Market for Economists in Rotterdam, December 2019. Your application should include cover letter (stating the motivation for the application), CV, publication list, names of 3 referees and your job market paper. We also ask candidates to write in their cover letter whether assistant professor, post-doc or both positions are of interest. Optionally, you may submit additional papers and research and teaching statements. Applicants should have a PhD degree before taking up the position. All candidates must apply online at http://www.econjobmarket.org.

Deadline: The search amongst applicants will start November 15th 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Further information: Please address inquiries to Recruitment Officer, Professor Valerie Smeets (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!) or Head of Department, Professor Niels Haldrup (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!).