The challenge

The position is for a four-year track in Behavioral Research in Auditing. As a market leader in Accountancy education in the Netherlands, Nyenrode invests highly in Auditing research. In the past decade, because of its strong connections with the auditing profession, Nyenrode has been able to conduct unique empirical research in close collaboration with (and data of) the audit profession and partnerships.

The candidate will be challenged to conduct research in the field of Behavioral Research in Auditing: the field of behavioral research as applied to the auditing profession. Especially, Nyenrode is investing in the study of the or-ganizational or contextual determinants of auditors’ professional behavior as to understand and evidence-inform the behavior or behavioral context of auditors.
The candidate will become part of an internationally highly qualified research team with a strong dedication to academic research, evidence-informed public policy making, and teaching excellence.
Depending on teaching experience, initial teaching responsibilities will be in the MSc and BSc in Accountancy programs.
We are interested in candidates with a clear academic research ambition and interest in empirical research methods (archival, survey, and quantitative). Candidates must be able to collaborate with practice for access to research data and subjects and have the ambition to publish in international peer reviewed journals. He / she is expected to develop a high-quality and original research portfolio that is relevant to both academia and practice. 

Who are you?

You have a MSc-degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university, preferably in the field of Organizational Behavior and Culture and / or Accountancy and Auditing. We ask your teaching to be in fluent English and when you are not already Dutch speaking to have the willingness to learn Dutch. You should be comfortable and willing to work in a team.  

Who are we?

Nyenrode Business University offers a combination of sound theoretical framework, practical relevance and personal development. Thanks to this combination, they develop sustainable added value for themselves, for their company and for society. Nyenrode is a small-scale private university, founded in 1946 for and by business, with an international orientation. Nyenrode offers degree and executive education programs in business, management, accountancy and controlling, and conducts research in these disciplines. The mission of Nyenrode is: ‘Serving society by shaping responsible leaders’.

What do we offer? 

Nyenrode Business Universiteit can be characterized by a combination of a high level of professionality and an informal atmosphere. Salary will depend on position and qualifica-tions. Tax benefits may apply. 
• The assignment is for four years, starting with a fixed term contract.


We would like to receive your application package, consisting of:
•             curriculum vitae;
•             one-page motivation letter;
•             two recommendation letters;
•             courses taken at University Master level including list of grades;
•             (copy of or) link to your MSc thesis.
Regarding the assessment of your diploma we would like to receive:
•             a copy of your identity page from your ID;
•             a copy of your Academic Master's degree and the corresponding list of grades; (these must be copies of original documents)
•             a copy of the bachelor's diploma and the corresponding list of grades; (these must be copies of original documents)
•             in case your documents are not in Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish or African, please include a copy of a translation of the diploma (including photo of the holder printed and sealed) and list of grades.

Should you have any questions about this vacancy you can contact Prof. dr. Olof Bik RA, professor in Behavioral Research in Auditing at Nyenrode and Managing Director of the Foundation for Auditing Research ( +31(0) 346-295 869) or Prof. dr. Barbara Majoor ( +31(0)346-295 714).
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.


Chantal Veldt

Assistent Corporate recruiter