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Assistant Professorship in Digital
Performance Management (75%)
The University of St.Gallen and its School of Management are seeking candidates for an
assistant professorship in the field of Management Accounting, Controlling, and
Performance Management with special emphasis on Digitalization and Business
Analytics. The new position will contribute to new insights in financial leadership,
process automatization and governance of a digitized finance and controlling function.
We are particularly interested in candidates with experiences in quantitative research
methods rooted in practical applications. Therefore, we also invite candidates from
business informatics and statistics with a management accounting background to apply
for this position.
The new assistant professor will become a part of a dedicated research team at the
Institute of Accounting, Controlling and Auditing, benefitting from a strong research
environment and excellent relations to practice. The position also involves teaching in
the Master’s program in Accounting and Finance. We are looking for an individual with
both an internationally recognised research track record as well as sound practical
experiences and ideally also funding experience. Excellent English abilities are
necessary, proficiency of German language would be beneficial.
We seek candidates per February 1st 2019 or by mutual agreement for a six year period.
They should have their PhD submitted, finished, or experience after their PhD.
For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Klaus Moeller, Chairman of the
Search Committee and director of the Institute of Accounting, Controlling and Auditing
Candidates should submit their application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, list
of publications, two publications that best represent their current research, and the
contact information for two professional references that we may contact in case of a
shortlisting in electronic form to Professor Dr. Klaus Moeller. The deadline for
applications is October 15th, 2018.
The University of St.Gallen is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and
supports dual career opportunities. We strongly encourage women to apply.