WHU’s Institute of Management Accounting and Control invites applications for the position of

Postdoctoral Researcher (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.

Who we are

The Institute of Management Accounting and Control of WHU is a leading think tank in the area of management accounting and control. The institute also stands for close collaboration with well-known partners in academia and industry.

Under the joint directorship of Professor Utz Schäffer and Professor Jürgen Weber, the institute bundles the numerous teaching and research activities of the associated professors and doctoral students. Our research focuses on the digital transformation of the finance function as well as the role of the controller and the chief financial officer.

In the annual ranking of PhD programs in the area of management accounting, the IMC currently ranks No. 1 in Europe.

Job Description

  • conducting high quality research
  • being part of an inspiring and motivated team
  • 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 for one to a maximum of two years. 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: www.whu.edu/controlling.

For informal inquiries about the position, please contact Professor Utz Schäffer (utz.schaeffer@whu.edu).

Please send your application via email to:

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Attn.: Dr. Carsten Lucaß
Burgplatz 2
D-56179 Vallendar, Germany

Email: carsten.lucass@whu.edu