Assistant Professor in Finance

Company:Webster University

Location:Switzerland / Geneva


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Established in 1915, Webster is a non-profit, American-accredited university, with campuses in Europe, USA, Asia and Africa. Founded in 1978, Webster University Geneva offers graduate and undergraduate degrees, and hosts students from more than 90 nationalities.

Webster University has been US accredited since 1925 by the Higher Learning Commission. For more details see:

Webster University Geneva is recruiting an

Assistant Professor in Finance

Ideal start date: April 15th , 2020
Working hours: 100% Full-time Employment

1/ Position overview

The Walker School of Business and Technology (ie. WSBT) of Webster University Geneva, accredited ACBSP; is seeking applicants for a faculty position of Assistant Professor in Finance. The position is based in Webster University Geneva, Switzerland. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence through peer-reviewed publications at an international level, and must possess a good track record in teaching, both at undergraduate and graduate levels. The position calls for someone with knowledge and expertise in finance specialized in behavioral finance, fin tech or other modern related fields. She/He will have a central role to play as a researcher and be involved in the university committees. The position may include an administrative component, such as the coordination of graduate programs in the Business School.

2/ Essential duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Publish in peer-reviewed journals with high impact factor
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality programs and courses in his/her field of expertise
  • Participate in the university institutional life (internal/external) and within the Webster network
  • Cooperate with the Chair of the WSBT and connect with other academic departments and operational services
  • Advise graduate students
  • Lead and coordinate the MBA and M&L programs

3/ Qualifications

  • PhD in Finance
  • Publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals, strong track-records of conducting research
  • A proven ability to deliver excellent teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level
  • Good understanding of the US higher education system
  • Preferred experience in academic management
  • Fluent English, written and spoken. French or German fluency are a strong asset.
  • Ability to develop academic partnerships that will benefit students, faculty, and the community.

How to apply?

Please send your application (curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a current research sample, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three contact details for references) to the Human Resources Director at: The deadline for submitting applications is March 25th, 2020, but candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Webster University Geneva
15, Route de Collex, 1293 Bellevue, Switzerland

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