Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department Financial Markets

Company:Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE

Location:Germany / Frankfurt

Discipline:Financial Markets

Employment Type:3 (+3) year position


The Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE – Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe – in Frankfurt, Germany, promotes high-quality research and independent policy advice on all aspects dealing with the structure and functioning of the financial system. It is committed to contributing to the strengthening of a sustainable and resilient financial architecture that promotes innovation and serves the needs of the economy and its citizens.
Researchers from the fields of economics, law, and political science collaborate at SAFE.

SAFE invites applications for the position of a

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department Financial Markets (m/f/d)
(full-time, salary group: E 13 TV-H)

starting at the earliest possible date. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Finance or a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related area with a Finance focus by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a research interest in Asset Pricing, Market Microstructure or International Finance. The position is initially limited to three years with the option to be continued for another three years, subject to a positive mid-term evaluation.

We welcome applications from candidates who maintain active scholarship in the field of Finance, show a strong research potential, and the commitment to contribute to the activities of the department and the whole Institute.

There is no specific teaching load assigned to this position, but involvement in the teaching of Goethe University Frankfurt’s bachelor, master, and/or Ph.D. programs is highly welcome.

SAFE seeks to increase the share of women in research and thus strongly encourages female scholars to apply. We are also committed to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities and therefore invite them in particular to apply.

Please submit your application, together with the usual credentials (CV, letter of motivation, transcripts etc.), by mail to the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany or electronically by email to by adding “APPLICATION Postdoctoral Researcher Financial Markets” in the subject line of your email.

Deadline for the submission is November 15, 2020.

Interviews will take place also (but not exclusively) at the 3rd European Job Market (EJM 2020) to be held virtually between Monday, December 14 and Friday, December 18.

Should you have any questions please contact Prof. Dr. Loriana Pelizzon,

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