Assistant Professors in Finance

Company:University of St.Gallen

Location:Switzerland / St.Gallen

Discipline:Finance

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2020-12-21

«A place where knowledge is created»

As a leading business university we set global standards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society.

The University of St.Gallen and its School of Finance invite applications for three

Assistant Professors in Finance (Tenure-Track)

To be considered for this position, applicants should have a Ph.D. in finance (or be near completion) and an excellent track record in research and teaching in either asset pricing or corporate finance. We also welcome applicants with a special interest in data science/machine learning or ESG investment/climate finance. The appointment is for 6 years, with an intermediate evaluation after 3 years and tenure evaluation after 6 years (with the option for promotion to associate professor). The positions are scheduled to start in August 2021 or by agreement. The teaching load is two classes (four hours) per week (24 weeks p.a.).

The University of St.Gallen is an equal opportunity employer. We specifically encourage women and applicants with backgrounds not well represented among our current senior faculty to apply.

For further information about this position, please contact Prof. Roland Füss (facultyposition@unisg.ch), president of the appointment committee or Prof. Paul Söderlind (facultyposition@unisg.ch), Dean of the School of Finance.

Candidates should submit their application in electronic form (www.unisg.ch/professorships) to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller, no later than January 31, 2021.The application should include a cover letter (motivation for the position, description of teaching, research, and other academic activities), curriculum vitae, list of publications / working papers, identification of two publications / working papers that best represent your current research, and contact information for two professional references that we may contact if shortlisted for the position.

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