Professor of Financial Accounting (f/m/d)

Two positions to be filled in the Finance & Accounting Group of WHU.

Starting: September 1, 2024
Locations: WHU Campus Vallendar or Düsseldorf
Previous degree: Ph.D. or an equivalent academic qualification

WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and supply chain management. Research at WHU adheres to three research principles: quality, internationality, as well as practical and academic relevance. WHU faculty consistently publish their research in the most prestigious journals. 

The positions are based in the Finance and Accounting Group, whose members, many with an international background, regularly publish in leading academic journals, and maintain strong industry and corporate connections.

Job Description

  • Conducting teaching across the various WHU degree programs in English
  • Performing research in the field of financial accounting and publishing in leading research journals
  • Developing and maintaining corporate connections
  • Mentoring doctoral students
  • Performing services for the school
  • Contributing to thought leadership and the academic community 

Job Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent academic qualification in the field of financial accounting or a closely related discipline
  • Outstanding research record as evidenced by publications in financial accounting in leading academic journals (top 3 financial accounting journals and Financial Times 50 journals), presentations at excellent conferences, and a strong research pipeline
  • Strong teaching record, especially in English, and a commitment to teaching excellence and innovation
  • Outstanding English communication skills 
  • International experience 

What we offer

WHU offers a competitive salary as well as an attractive package consisting of a generous research budget, research assistants, and administrative assistance. Moreover, our modern campuses provide faculty with a high-quality research and teaching infrastructure.

WHU is an equal opportunity employer and thus welcomes applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. We believe in the benefits of diversity and therefore foster an international, inclusive, and inspiring working environment. We also offer opportunities for personal development, including language courses as well as integration assistance for new faculty members.

Join a top European business school and become part of a strong faculty team committed to excellence in management education!

Do you want to be a part of WHU?
Come join our team!

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please send your application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, full publication list indicating your five most relevant publications, teaching evaluations, and names of three references via Interfolio following this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/138233.


Professor Martin Glaum
Professor Martin Glaum
Contact for informal inquiries about the position
Diana Stasch
Diana Stasch
Contact for any questions about the recruitment process