As part of its growth strategy, WHU’s Institute of Management Accounting and Control invites applications for the position of 

Assistant Professor (m/f) in the area of Management Accounting and Control 

located at the WHU Campus Vallendar, starting at any time. The position will remain open until it is filled.

Research and Academic Programs at WHU

WHU is committed to excellence in management education concerning both learning and knowledge creation. Our commitment to excellence in research is based on three principles: quality, international orientation, and relevance for research and business practice. In this context, WHU offers a stimulating international environment. Our commitment to learning involves educating first-rate graduates and providing life-long learning opportunities.

Job Description

  • conducting high quality research
  • collaborating closely with other researchers at the institute
  • teaching in English-language WHU programs

Job Qualifications

  • completed or nearly-completed relevant PhD degree
  • empirical research orientation
  • ideally, first publications and/or promising high quality working papers

The appointment is initially for 3 years and can be extended for another 3 years conditional upon a positive mid-term review. Moreover, WHU offers the opportunity for tenure track, if the WHU requirements and frameworks for a tenure track are met.

Salary is competitive on an international level. WHU is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from international candidates.

Further information can be obtained at

For informal inquiries about the position, please contact Professor Utz Schäffer.

Please send your application via email to:

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Attn: Professor Utz Schäffer
Burgplatz 2
56179 Vallendar, Germany