Chair in Financial Stability / Director

Company:European University Institute

Location:Italy / Florence (San Domenico di Fiesole)

Discipline:Financial Stability

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Chair in Financial Stability / Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

The European University Institute is looking for candidates with a distinguished record of scholarly publications and experience in postgraduate teaching and doctoral supervision, to fill a

Chair in Financial Stability / Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance

The Chair holder and FBF director will be expected to lead, shape and implement an inspiring research agenda informing the big policy challenges that Europe’s Banking and Financial Unions are facing and will be facing over the decades to come.

Candidates should enjoy an international reputation in economics and/or finance. Their scientific work should exhibit policy relevance. Candidates will have a strong publication record, a demonstrated interest in central banking and/or economic and financial policy-making, experience in developing and delivering executive education programs, and a proven ability to mobilize external funding (including research funds).

As Chair in Financial Stability of the EUI, it is expected that she/he will collaborate with the relevant departments and contribute to their research and graduate training activities (e.g. participate in seminars and advise a limited number of PhD researchers).

As Director of the FBF, with the support of the school’s staff, she/he will be responsible for the scientific growth of the FBF and its internationalisation beyond Europe, including through the development of new online activities. She/he will develop its medium and long-term strategy, as RSCAS - EUI School, mobilise external funding, actively participate in its executive courses and oversee the development of the School’s curriculum.

The EUI is an equal opportunities employer and takes into account the importance of balance in gender, geographical and minority representation.

Interested applicants should consult for further particulars.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 24 February 2020.


Academic Service

Veerle Deckmyn, Director

Tel.: +39 055 4685 35



European University Institute

Via dei Roccettini 9

I-50014 San Domenico di Fiesole, ITALY

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