Open Rank Faculty Position in Finance at the University of Bern

Switzerland (CH)
Jun 28, 2017
Aug 28, 2017

Open Rank Faculty Position in Finance at the University of Bern

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Bern invites applications for a position in Finance at the Institute for Financial Management ( at the Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor level, as of Summer 2018. The Institute teaches and conducts research in corporate finance, corporate governance, and empirical asset pricing. While the potential for synergies will be valued, all
fields of finance will be considered. Applicants from all areas of finance are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly research and teaching excellence, and have the ability to attract external funds. Teaching is at the Bachelor or Master level and can be in English or in German.

Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must have a doctoral degree in Finance (or be close to completion) or a closely related field and demonstrate research excellence/strong potential, as indicated by refereed publications in top journals or work in progress. For an appointment at
the Associate Professor level, an internationally recognized record of research, including publications in top academic journals and an excellent record of teaching are required.

The University of Bern is an equal opportunities employer and therefore particularly encourages women to apply.
Please send your application, including curriculum vitae, list of publications, courses taught, and three reference letters (only for applicants at the Assistant Professor level), by August 31, 2017 as a PDF file to

Prof. Dr. Philip Valta
University of Bern
Institute for Financial Management
Engehaldenstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern
phone: +41 (31) 631 37 75