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Professorships within the field of Accounting

The Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management, University of Southern Denmark, Kolding invite applications for vacant Professorships within the field of Accounting. Applications are invited from candidates in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, or auditing, irrespective of research paradigm or methodology.

Job description
The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU conducts research within Business (including accounting and auditing), Economics, Political Science and Law. The accounting research group is responsible for all under­graduate and graduate accounting courses at the five campuses of the University of Southern Denmark. The accounting field is organized in a research group, which is located in Kolding and in Odense.

It is the aim of the Faculty to carry out research of high international standards, documented through publica­tions in internationally-recognized journals and through presentations at international conferences. The Faculty provides a supportive research environment, and research facilities, travel support, etc. are generally very good and comparable to other European universities.

Successful applicants have a Ph.D. in accounting or related fields; evidence of a strong and ongoing record of high-quality research publications in internationally-recognized academic journals; proven experience in acade­mic leadership and/or a successful record of research funding; a strong record of appropriate experience in academic teaching and supervision, including experience in supervising doctoral students; a record of good teaching skills. Relevant professional experience and professional qualifications can be taken into account.

Successful applicants are expected to (a) undertake high-quality teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and/or doctoral levels; (b) supervise undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students; (c) conduct high-quality research that leads to publications in internationally-recognized academic journals; (d) provide leadership to program and curriculum development; (e) provide leadership that will strengthen the Accounting & Auditing group’s quality and relevance in research and teaching; (f) maintain and develop relationships with appropriate stakeholders; (g) perform academic, knowledge dissemination and administrative tasks. The teaching and research language at the Faculty is English and Danish.

Enquiries can be sent to Head of Department (Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management) Ann Højbjerg Clarke ahc@sam.sdu.dk or to Head of Department (Department of Business and Economics) Jan Guldager Jørgensen jgj@sam.sdu.dk.

Application, salary, etc.
Appointment to the position will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.

An application must include:
  • Detailed CV
  • Certificates/Diplomas (Master and PhD degree)
  • Teaching portfolio (please see below)
  • Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most relevant for the position
  • Up to 10 of the most relevant publications. Please upload a pdf for each publication.
  • If the publication has been co-authored, co-author statements must be a part of this pdf and must include information like in this example. The statement is just for your inspiration.
All non-Danish documents must be translated into English.

Applicants applying for a professorship are requested to submit a teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching experience as well as supervision qualifications. Formal application instructions and a guide for the teaching portfolio may be found here.

Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee and the committee will assess whether you are qualified to be a Professor.

The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material.

When the assessment committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her. The assessment report will subsequently be forwarded to the Head of Deparments who will assemble an appointments committee. The appointments committee will manage and complete the job interviews, should such be conducted. Additionally, the appointments committee determines which candidate will be offered the position.

Applications that are incomplete with regard to the above requirements will not be assessed by the committee.

The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.
As part of the overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, an interview may be conducted.
Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format.

Read the guideline for applicants
Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb

You can only apply for the position through our website

Your application must be registered in our system on the 1 oktober 2016 at 23.59.59 CET at the latest

Bewerbungsschluss: 01.10.2016
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