Doctoral Student / Research Assistant (m/f/d) in the area of Management Accounting and Control in Otto Beisheim School of managment

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WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is the leading private business school in Germany and is continuously ranked among the top business schools in Europe. On WHU’s two campuses in Vallendar (near Koblenz) and Düsseldorf, faculty, students, and staff enjoy working in a stimulating international environment. The organizational culture combines an entrepreneurial attitude and international orientation with a strong sense of community and diversity and a high commitment to excellence.
WHU’s Institute of Management Accounting and Control invites applications for the position of

Doctoral Student / Research Assistant (m/f/d) in the area of
Management Accounting and Control

located at the WHU Campus Vallendar, starting January 2022 at the earliest.
Academic Environment
WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and supply chain management. Research at WHU aims to adhere to three principles: quality, internationality, and relevance to business practice.
The Institute of Management Accounting and Control of WHU is a leading think tank in the area of management accounting and control. Under the joint directorship of Prof. Dr. Marko Reimer and Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer, the institute bundles the numerous teaching and research activities of the associated professors and doctoral students. In the annual ranking of PhD programs in the area of management accounting, the IMC currently ranks No. 1 in Europe.
Potential Research Areas
  • Digital transformation of Finance
  • Sustainability & Controlling
  • Role of CFOs and Top Management Teams
Job Description
  • completing a doctoral thesis and conducting empirical research
  • collaborating with our faculty, international researchers, and other doctoral students
  • presenting your research at international conferences
  • working with leading companies on controlling-related benchmarking processes, being part of our editorial team, or supporting our teaching activities and the WHU Controller Panel
Job Qualifications
  • interest in the above-mentioned research questions or related topics
  • strong motivation and enthusiasm
  • very good master-level university degree
  • excellent English language and analytical skills; ability for innovative thinking
All member of the WHU community work together to continuously develop WHU as one of the leading business schools in Europe. Do you want to be a part of this vision? Come join our team!
Please send your application, including CV, supporting documents, and a letter of motivation via email to:
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Attn.: Dr. Carsten Lucaß
Burgplatz 2, 56179 Vallendar, Germany

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