Academic position in Accounting

KU Leuven
September 13 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) of the KU Leuven has a vacancy for a full-time academic position in the field of Accounting. We look for motivated candidates with an excellent or promising track record in research and demonstrable educational competences in the field of Accounting. Research

As an internationally oriented scholar, you conduct research in the field of Accounting in close collaboration with colleagues at the Faculty of Economics and Business. Expertise in Auditing & Governance and/or Management Accounting is particularly welcome.

You publish in international top journals within the field, attract external research funding,develop international research projects, and advise doctoral students.

You strive for excellence in research and as such contribute to the reputation of the Faculty of Economics and Business.

You have an outspoken interest in fundamental scientific research and also perceive opportunities for valorization of research findings and applied research.

You develop a network of business contacts that provides value to teaching and research.


You teach courses in Accounting at the Brussels campus, with the specific courses assigned depending on your profile and experience.

You also contribute to the continuing development of Accounting education in the programs of the department, and you supervise master theses. Tenure track candidates start with limited teaching duties.

You develop teaching methods in line with the KU Leuven approach of research-based education with an emphasis on activating students.

You take advantage of the opportunities offered by the faculty and the university to further develop your teaching skills.

You contribute to the educational philosophy of the university, and you show commitment to uphold the high standards of its programs.

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