Assistant Professor of Finance

Company:ESCP Business School

Location:Italy / Turin


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


ESCP Business School, Turin campus

Assistant Professor of Finance

ESCP Business School, the World’s First Business School (est. 1819), with campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw, invites applications for:

  • One position in Finance at Assistant Professor level;

The position is based in the ESCP Turin Campus, Italy with starting date in September 2022 or later.

The School

ESCP Business School is a pan-European business school with campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin, and Warsaw, providing 29 master degrees, a bachelor and a PhD programme, as well as a wide range of executive education courses. Ranked No. 6 worldwide by the Financial Times and No. 4 by the Economist, the ESCP Master in Management is among one of the leading degrees in its field.

ESCP Business School, Turin campus is a state-accredited university (Università straniera in Italia) recognised by MIUR (Ministero dell'Istruzione, Università e Ricerca).


We are looking for motivated, high-potential and dynamic candidates with a strong research track record. The candidate’s research has been (or has the potential to be) published in international top-tier peer-reviewed scientific journals. The position requires a balance among research, teaching, curriculum development, and community development.

A willingness to work with colleagues from the ESCP campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, and Warsaw is highly appreciated. Candidates should also demonstrate skills in developing and expanding relationships with companies and professional organisations and extend the reputation of ESCP Business School and its programmes locally and internationally.

Candidates should have the following characteristics:

  • A Ph.D. in a related field, and preferably some post-doc experience. Even if an outstanding doctoral dissertation is required for the application, we will also consider candidates who are in the final stage of their doctoral thesis;
  • Evidence of (or clear potential to achieve) excellence in research (publications in leading journals, and/or highly innovative research);
  • A passion for research and a genuine interest in working with diverse stakeholders;
  • Experience and interest in teaching diverse student cohorts, mainly in English, applying new teaching methods and formats;
  • Fluency in oral and written English.

Application details

Application should include:

  1. a cover letter, which should include a statement of teaching and research interests;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. a job market paper and other working papers;
  4. teaching evaluations of the past two years (if applicable);
  5. 3 referee names and contact details.

Please lodge your application by 31st October 2021 by filling the online application form available here. Review of applications will start on 1st October 2021 and we will consider new applications on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Job interviews will start in October.

For further information please contact:

Prof. Dr. Francesco Rattalino
Professor of Management at ESCP Business School and Dean of the ESCP Turin Campus.

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