Junior Professorship in Business Taxation

Junior Professorship in Business Taxation
equivalent to an assistant professor
salary grade: W 1
reference code: P01/18

The successful applicant will assume responsibilities in research and teaching in the area named above.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 102a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

The successful candidate will have evident knowledge in the area of business taxation and advanced knowledge in Finance and Accounting. She or he will have a research focus in the field of tax effects (empirical, experimental, or theoretical) and the ability to teach courses in German and English. She or he will have experience in university teaching and an excellent track record of research activities, preferably internationally. Experience with grant-sponsored projects is desirable.

Apart from the official duties that the appointee has to fulfil in accordance with Article 99 of the Berlin Higher Education Act in particular, the following activities need to be fulfilled in addition:

The appointee will be highly committed to the research of empirical, experimental or theoretical tax effects and network within the FACTS department by engaging in their research projects. Additionally, the junior professor will contribute to the development of a research profile in Big Data, or the further development of the profile in laboratory experiments, respectively. She or he will engage in the bachelor program business administration as well as the master program FACTS (especially the module “Research Methods for FACTS”) and the structured doctoral program of the department. The appointee will be expected to also address relevant gender and diversity issues.

The junior professor will be appointed as a civil servant for an initial period of three years. Reappointment is contingent upon positive evaluation of performance (Zwischenevaluation) and may be extended for three more years.

Applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification in German or English; if applicable the letter of appointment (please add the translations if needed), a list of publications, a list of courses previously taught, and evidence of teaching competence. Furthermore, please include information on involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects, and if necessary language certificates. If applicable for the respective content area, please give information on industrial cooperations, inventions/patents and spin-offs.

All materials including a private postal and an email address must be received preferably electronically in one PDF file (maximum 5 MB), quoting the reference code no later than May, 3rd, 2018 at

Freie Universität Berlin
School of Business & Economics
Dean’s Office
Manuela Kasper
Garystraße 21
14195 Berlin, Germany
Or as an email to: personal@wiwiss.fu-berlin.de

Application guidelines, general information on the appointment procedure, appointment requirements for junior professorships at Freie Universität Berlin, and regulations of the Berlin Higher Education Act which are relevant for professorships (Articles  99, 100, 101, 102a,102c BerlHG) can be found online: www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt. For additional details, please visit www.fu-berlin.de and http://www.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/en/index.html