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WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Burgplatz 2
56179 Vallendar



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Carsten Lucaß

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WHU’s Institute of Management Accounting and Control invites applications for the position of
Doctoral Student / Research Assistant in the area of Qualitative Management Accounting Research
located at the WHU Campus Vallendar, starting at any time.

Doctoral Student / Research Assistant (m/f)

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management - Vallendar
Management, Controlling, Wirtschaftswissenschaft


-completing a doctoral thesis and conducting qualitative 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

Potential Research Questions
-How do real-time data, transparency, business analytics and portable devices impact the management control function of organizations?
-What is the role of emotions and intuition on management control in the age of digitalization?
Of course, we are open to your own ideas


- interest in qualitative-interdisciplinary research questions
- strong motivation and enthusiasm
- very good master-level university degree
- excellent English language and analytical skills, and ability for innovative thinking


Weitere Angaben

Sprachkenntnisse: English
Beginn: anytime
Anzahl der Plätze: 2

Angaben zum Unternehmen

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management is a leading private business school in Germany and is continuously ranked among the top business schools in Europe. On WHU’s two campuses in Vallendar 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 a high commitment to excellence.

Academic Environment
WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, 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. The institute also stands for close collaboration with well-known partners in academia and industry. Under the joint directorship of Prof. Dr. Marko Reimer, Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer and Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Weber, the institute bundles the numerous teaching and research activities of the associated professors and doctoral students. Our research focuses on the digital transformation of the finance function as well as the role of the controller and the chief financial officer.
In the annual ranking of PhD programs in the area of management accounting, the IMC currently ranks No. 1 in Europe.

101-250 Mitarbeiter

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