TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency

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We are looking for ambitious young researchers to join the TRR 266 team! As part of the TRR 266 network, you will be building your research portfolio and working towards high-impact publications. As a team of more than 80 senior and junior researchers, we will conduct a broad and ambitious research program on how accounting and taxation affect firm and regulatory transparency and how regulation and transparency affect our economy and society. We intend to help develop effective regulation for firm transparency and a transparent tax system. We will apply diverse research methods ranging from analytical to empirical methods (archival, survey, survey experiments, lab experiments) to textual analyses and machine learning. The initial funding period of TRR 266 is July 2019 through June 2023; we envision to apply for two further four-year periods. The following universities participate in the TRR 266:

  • Paderborn University
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
  • University of Mannheim
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • European School of Management and Technology Berlin
  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
  • Goethe University Frankfurt
  • WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

We offer an inspiring and competitive research environment as well as close cooperation with top-tier researchers within the TRR 266 and our broad international network. We strive for excellent post-graduate education which is achieved by pulling post-graduate courses across all participating universities. We encourage mobility and support flexible working environment.

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Current Job Posts:

Paderborn University

You will be working within the TRR 266’s subproject B05 led by Prof. Sönke Sievers (Universität Paderborn) and Prof. Per Olsson (ESMT Berlin) that investigates how financial transparency can be measured based on (financial) disclosure, and how does it affect information asymmetry in equity markets. As part of the TRR 266, you will working towards a doctoral degree under the supervision of Sönke Sievers and Per Olsson. 

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You will be working within the TRR 266’s subproject B06 led by Jun.-Prof. Regina Ortmann (Universität Paderborn) and Prof. Dirk Simons (Universität Mannheim) that investigates how transparency in transfer pricing influences corporate profit shifting and tax audits. The subproject B06 is based on model-theoretical research methods. As part of the TRR 266, you will working towards a doctoral degree under the supervision of Regina Ortmann and Dirk Simons. In case of a full-time position, you are handling and advancing the teaching portfolio with a reduced proportion of teaching responsibility in the field of “Taxation, Accounting and Finance” at the Universität Paderborn.

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You will be working within the TRR 266’s subproject B07 led by Prof. Jens Müller (Universität Paderborn), Prof. Katharina Nicolay (Universität Mannheim) and Prof. Johannes Voget (Universität Mannheim) that focuses on the interplay between voluntary and mandatory tax reporting that jointly determine tax transparency. As part of the TRR 266, you will working towards a doctoral degree.  

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University of Mannheim

You will be working within the TRR 266’s subproject C01 led by Prof. Dirk Simons, Prof. Jannis Bischof and Prof. Johannes Voget (Universität Mannheim). The German Business Panel (GBP) is a central project of the new Collaborative Research Center “Accounting for Transparency” (SFB/TRR 266). The GBP will use an online survey to collect and evaluate assessments, expectations and attitudes to developments in the areas of taxation, corporate reporting, accounting and controlling. 

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You will be working within the TRR 266’s subproject C01 led by Prof. Dirk Simons, Prof. Jannis Bischof and Prof. Johannes Voget (Universität Mannheim). The German Business Panel (GBP) is a central project of the new Collaborative Research Center “Accounting for Transparency” (SFB/TRR 266). The GBP will use an online survey to collect and evaluate assessments, expectations and attitudes to developments in the areas of taxation, corporate reporting, accounting and controlling. 

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LMU Munich

We are looking for a creative science communication officer to help us communicate our research (findings). 

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WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

You can find the project description here. For more information please contact Prof. Martin Jacob

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