Assistant Professor in Business Taxation

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
June 29 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) is one of the leading business schools in Europe. NHH has an internationally recognised research environment and is the first choice for students who want to study business administration in Norway.

In close cooperation with the business community and the government administration, we are contributing new knowledge and creating values for a sustainable future. NHH has an international profile and cooperates with 170 universities and business schools in more than 50 countries. We have 3,400 students and 400 employees.

NHH Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Norway, invites applications for one position as Assistant Professor in Business Taxation at the Department of Business and Management Science.

The Department has high ambitions in terms of research and offers a stimulating research environment. The main research activities are organized in three broad areas: Business Economics (BE), Management Science (MS), and Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment (ENE). Faculty members have backgrounds from economics, finance, operations research, mathematics and statistics, and the research covers both empirical and theoretical inquiries. For more information, please consult our webpage.

The position is associated with the Norwegian Center for Taxation (NoCeT) and applicants are expected to have a research interest in areas such as multinational corporations and taxation, tax accounting, tax planning and tax evasion, financial crime, taxation and risk, corporate taxation, the relationship between corporate and personal taxation, executive compensation and taxation, taxation and entrepreneurship, taxation and family firms as well as how the tax system affects resource allocation and productivity.

The position is of four years duration. It involves teaching on an average of one course a year and some graduate supervision of students.

Applicants should have a strong research potential and have completed, or be close to completing, a PhD in a relevant field. In the assessment of applicants, international experience and qualifications will be emphasized. In the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference. The salary will be negotiable according to the State Salary Scale for Junior Positions. In addition, we can offer:

  • Funds for travel, equipment and other expenses

  • Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund

  • Bonus for publications in selected journals (up to NOK 100 000)

In Norway health care, schools and most other public services are free. The city of Bergen has a mild and coastal climate and offers rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities - as well as a family-friendly environment.

Please submit a CV and up to five publications. Discussion papers and work in progress may be included among the five publications.

Three reference letters must be submitted by email directly to NHH ( from the referees, within 20 October 2017.

In accordance with §25 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act, information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to have his or her name entered on the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his or her request is not respected.

Applications must be submitted online. For opening the application, please select English version (see menu on top side) and use the link ‘Apply for this job' on top right side.

Enquiries should be directed to Head of NoCeT, Professor Guttorm Schjelderup (, phone +47 977 25 585, or Administration Manager Kristin Reichel Teigland (, phone +47 55 95 94 31.

Deadline for applications is 20 October 2017.

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