FULL PROFESSOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WITH A SPECIALISATION IN ACCOUNTING (M/F)

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The University is looking for a Full Professor in Business Administration with a specialization on accounting who will conduct impactful research leading to publication in premier business journals; ideally the research interests comprise non-financial disclosure/Environment Social Governance (ESG) topics. He or she will assume an active role in curriculum planning and development, deliver strong teaching and student experience in business education, and build Industry engagement. Although the selected candidate will have a specialization in accounting, candidates should have a background sufficient to teach a variety of undergraduate foundational business courses. Teaching experience in the field of sustainable management and non-financial disclosures would be an asset.

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university.

The Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance (FDEF) of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for a:

Full Professor in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting (m/f)

  • Ref: F2-50012567 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
  • Permanent contract
  • Full-time position (40 h/week)
  • Earliest starting date: September 2020

About us

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook, the Faculty counts three departments:

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Economics and Management
  • Department of Finance

Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe.

About Luxembourg

Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country with the convenience of a larger European capitals in a tranquil setting. Additional information about Luxembourg can be found under www.euraxess.lu and www.luxembourg.lu. Luxembourg’s financial centre is the largest investment fund captive reinsurance centre in Europe and the largest private banking centre in the Eurozone. The financial sector is a major employer in Luxembourg and accounts for over 30% of the country’s GDP. There are private international schools in English and other European schools offering diverse languages (e.g: French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc) as well as English branches in a growing number of state/public schools.

Your Role

The University is looking for a Full Professor in Business Administration with a specialization on accounting who will conduct impactful research leading to publication in premier business journals; ideally the research interests comprise non-financial disclosure/Environment Social Governance (ESG) topics. He or she will assume an active role in curriculum planning and development, deliver strong teaching and student experience in business education, and build Industry engagement. Although the selected candidate will have a specialization in accounting, candidates should have a background sufficient to teach a variety of undergraduate foundational business courses. Teaching experience in the field of sustainable management and non-financial disclosures would be an asset.

The selected candidate will take part in the education activities of the Faculty, providing reliable, high-quality teaching capacity at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels. Regarding the teaching portfolio, a breadth of business knowledge is preferred as the Business Administration group is small in size and the teaching needs in the existing programs fairly diverse. Teaching introductory and advanced courses in the Business Administration programmes will thus require flexibility and the ability to cover potentially diverse areas of business education, particularly regarding foundations of management in undergraduate core courses. The position will be tasked with redesigning the existing Bachelor programme in Management and new course development within this programme, in collaboration with the department and adjunct teachers and practitioners.

The selected candidate will be an experienced business scholar with research focus on accounting, ideally at the intersection of non-financial disclosure/ESG. The selected candidate will have the ability to perform and administer high quality scientific research leading to publications in the premier journals of the discipline. The selected candidate will create increased research expertise, international visibility and joint publication opportunities for the department.

The selected candidate will also be willing to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders. It is expected that the candidate is experienced in acquiring external funding from diverse sources and ready to reach out and actively engage with other research institutions and the Industry to establish research co-operations in Luxembourg and beyond.

 

Your Profile

  • PhD degree in Business Administration, Accounting or an equivalent area of expertise
  • A research focus and agenda on accounting, ideally with an emphasis on non-financial disclosures/sustainability, with a record of publication and citation in internationally recognized, high-ranked business journals
  • Established communication and teaching skills, with a commitment to the importance of scholarship, high-quality education and cultural diversity
  • Experience in working in and leading international research teams, and willingness to engage in Faculty management roles and input to pedagogical development
  • Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders, to actively engage with Industry and the community, to acquire funding and develop externally funded research programmes.
  • The University of Luxembourg is located within a particularly rich multicultural environment. The selected candidate must master English language as well as one of the two official languages spoken in Luxembourg: French or German. The University staff is strongly encouraged to learn the other official language by giving free access to language course to reach this goal

We offer

  • An international team at a young, dynamic university
  • An interdisciplinary research environment
  • A wide network of academic, institutional and corporate partners
  • Skilled support staff and team-oriented work environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Further Information

Applications should contain

  • An application form (available by sending an email to fdef-recrutement@uni.lu)
  • A motivation letter
  • A copy of the doctorate diploma
  • A detailed curriculum vitae including a list of publications
  • A statement of up to 6.000 characters (three pages) describing the scientific activities that the candidate wishes to carry out
  • A copy of the three publications that the candidate considers most representative of his or her research
  • A list of three references with their name, address and current position. Please indicate their relationship to you

All applications should be sent by e-mail before 30 March 2020 to the following address:

Professeur Katalin Ligeti

Doyen de la Faculté de Droit, d’Economie et de Finance

Université du Luxembourg

4, rue Alphonse Weicker

L-2721 Luxembourg

E-mail : fdef-recrutement@uni.lu 

All applications will be handled in strict confidence.

The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

Link: http://emea3.mrted.ly/2dx68

 

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