Researcher in Accounting, Auditing and Analysis
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

Pre-Doctoral Researcher (f/m/d) at the Institute of Accounting, Auditing and Analysis (part-time, 75%)

Einrichtung: Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaft
(The Institute of Accounting, Auditing and Analysis)
Besetzungsdatum: 01.03.2020
Ende der Bewerbungsfrist: 15.02.2020
Entgeltgruppe: TV-L E13
Befristung: Juni 2023

Es handelt sich um eine Teilzeitstelle. (Stundenzahl: 75%)

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) is one of the most renowned and largest universities in in the German-speaking area, and LMU Munich School of Management is a leading faculty of business research and teaching. The Institute of Accounting, Auditing and Analysis (Institut für Rechnungswesen und Wirtschaftsprüfung) is part of LMU Munich School of Manage-ment’s Accounting Cluster. We are excited to be part of the new transregional Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 266 “Accounting for Transparency” funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft – DFG). As a team of more than 80 senior and junior researchers, we will conduct a broad and ambitious research program into the determinants and consequences of corporate transparency in markets and society. The initial funding period of CRC 266 is July 2019 through June 2023; it is renewable for 2 further 4-year periods. We invite you to join the CRC 266 team! One position on LMU Munich’s downtown campus will open up on March 1, 2020, but later starting dates are possible. Contract period up to June 2023.

You are interested and qualified to conduct empirical work on firms’ mandatory and voluntary reporting practices and the role of social learning. You have completed a Master’s degree in business administration or another relevant field of study. Your qualifications include deep knowledge in accounting and transparency regulation as well as relevant method skills, acquired through specialization during your studies, pertinent theses and/or relevant professional experience (in accounting and/or auditing). You have the skills and motivation to work in the above research fields. We are also looking for advanced knowledge and experience in empirical methods, very good analytical skills and English language skills, good team players, an independent way of working, as well as a high level of commitment.

Your workplace is centrally located in Munich (LMU main campus) and is very easy to reach with public transport. LMU’s Accounting Cluster works internationally in an open and cooperative working atmosphere. Our research in the fields of financial accounting and reporting, management accounting, corporate governance and auditing, financial analysis, valuation, and taxation contributes at the highest scientific level to solving current practical problems. We present our work on international conferences and publish in leading international journals. You will be closely tied into the CRC 266 team.

Ihr Arbeitsplatz befindet sich in zentraler Lage in München und ist sehr gut mit öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln zu erreichen. Wir bieten Ihnen eine interessante und verantwortungsvolle Tätigkeit mit guten Weiterbildungs- und Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten. Schwerbehinderte Personen werden bei ansonsten im Wesentlichen gleicher Eignung bevorzugt. Die Bewerbung von Frauen wird begrüßt.

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

We seek to fill this position as soon as possible. Severely handicapped applicants will be pre-ferred if they are otherwise of equal suitability. There is the possibility of part-time employment. The application of women is welcome. Please send your application documents in electronic form only (please send a single pdf-document) by February 15, 2020 to Claudia Haimerl ( and Thorsten Sellhorn (

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