Faculty Position in Finance

Company:Reykjavik University

Location:Iceland / Reykjavik


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Faculty Position in Finance

The Department of Business Administration at Reykjavik University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Finance or related fields. The position can range from Assistant Professor to Full Professor, depending on the qualifications of the applicant and on formal assessment.


  • Research in finance and related fields.
  • Teaching courses such as corporate finance, international finance, financial derivatives, valuation, portfolio management and digital finance at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Supervision of students at the bachelor, master and doctoral levels.
  • Participation in the administration of the Department of Business Administration as appropriate, including in the development of study lines and course offerings.


  • A PhD in Finance or a related field.
  • Relevant research experience documented by peer-reviewed publications in international academic journals.
  • Teaching experience at the university level and an ambition for excellence in teaching.
  • Excellent English proficiency is a precondition.
  • Good inter-personal skills, initiative and ability to work independently.

Relocation assistance is available. Reykjavik University is a bi-lingual university where courses at the master's level and a high ratio of courses at the bachelor level are taught in English.

Applications should be submitted through the University's online applications website no later than March 1, 2020 and should include the following documents:

  • A cover letter specifying whether the candidate is applying for appointment as an assistant, associate or full professor.
  • A CV with a full list of publications,
  • Copies of relevant certificates and diplomas,
  • A research statement,
  • Copies of three to five publications,
  • A teaching statement,
  • Supporting material regarding excellence in teaching, and
  • Any other relevant information the applicant wishes to supply.

For further information, interested candidates are invited to contact the Chair of the Department of Business Administration, Dr. Friðrik Már Baldursson (fmb@ru.is), or Ester Gústavsdóttir (esterg@ru.is) Human Resources Specialist.

Reykjavik University aims to create an international workplace that celebrates diversity and is characterized by respect for the individual. Equal opportunities for progression and salaries are important values at RU. There are seven departments within the university; Business Administration, Law, Psychology, Sport Science, Computer Science, Engineering, and Applied Engineering. Education and research at RU are based on strong ties with industry and society. We emphasize interdisciplinary collaboration, international relations and entrepreneurship. Currently, Reykjavik University has around 3.700 students and 250 faculty and employees in addition to numerous adjunct faculty.

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