Assistant Professor in Finance

Gothenburg, Sweden
Up to $60,000 per year
Sep 28, 2018
Nov 15, 2018
Contract Type

The Department of Economics and the Centre for Finance at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will recruit one assistant professor in Finance during 2019. This is a six year tenure track position with a mid-term review after three years. The expected start date is August 2019, or possibly earlier.

Applicants should have completed, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. in Finance or Economics. Candidates pursuing research topics related to any area of finance will be considered. Research potential will be the key selection criterion and the successful candidate is expected to carry out research suitable for publication in highly ranked finance and economics journals. The teaching load is minimal, and will primarily consist of finance courses at the master level. English is the primary teaching language.     

Gothenburg is a city of approximately 500,000 inhabitants, located on the west coast of Sweden. The city is highly rated for its quality of living, and the University is located right in its centre. 

For more information on the Department of Economics, the Financial Economics group, and the Centre for Finance, please visit :

Please apply by sending a CV, a job market paper, and a short description of future research plans to Three letters of recommendations should be sent separately to, with the subject line of the e-mail stating the name of the candidate.

Please also indicate whether you will be available for an interview at the AFA meetings in Atlanta, and/or at the EEA job market meeting in Naples. The application must be received no later than November 15, 2018.

The department encourages equality and diversity. We particularly welcome female applicants. More information can be obtained from Erik Hjalmarsson, email: