ABS Accounting Ph.D. position, Amsterdam 2021 (Full Time)

The department of Accounting at the Amsterdam Business School invites applications for Ph.D. positions in accounting, with a preferred focus on empirical or experimental research in financial accounting, managerial accounting, or auditing.

The University of Amsterdam is an equal opportunity employer who celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. They value a spirit of inquiry and endurance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and cherish a diverse atmosphere of curiosity and creativity.

Position: Contract

Location: Amsterdam
Starting date: September 1, 2021.

Gross monthly salary of €2,395 to €3,061.


The first year will consist of PhD-level coursework, after that the candidate will start working on his or her own research agenda under the supervision of the senior professors within the department.

The fourth year of the Ph.D. position typically involves a half- to full-year visit at another internationally renowned school. Candidates are expected to do a limited amount of teaching-related activities, including undergraduate tutorials and the supervision of MSc and/or BSc thesis projects.

Job Requirements
  • Applicants must have a Master’s (MSc) degree in accounting or a related field.
  • For students with a Master’s degree obtained from a non-Dutch university, UA requires a GMAT or GRE score of no more than five years old.
  • An indication of the minimum score required is 85%.
  • Applicants must show proof of English proficiency through a TOEFL test.
Application Process

Interested candidates in a Ph.D. position are to send their applications to the link below with the title ‘ABS Accounting Ph.D. position 2021’ in the subject header. The application should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • letter of motivation,
  • a description of the candidate’s primary research interests and ambitions,
  • a grade list for the most recently completed degree, and recent test scores.

To apply, click here

Deadline: December 15, 2020

For more information, visit the official site.

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