KAIST College of Business invites applications for tenure-track (or tenured) Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors in all areas of Finance including asset pricing, corporate finance, banking, insurance, and green (sustainable) finance. In addition, there is an opening for a non-tenure track faculty position (renewable three-year appointment) in all ranks with more teaching responsibilities.                                                     


Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or be in the final stage of their dissertation, and be qualified to teach at the graduate level finance courses with a potential to publish at top tier finance journals.


KAIST College of Business was included in ‘2011 Top 100 Global MBA Financial Times Ranking,’ and ranked 20th in ‘2015 Executive Education Financial Times Ranking.’ Our school is located in Seoul, Korea and is an AACSB/EQUIS-accredited school with leading MBA and Executive Programs as well as academically-oriented Master and Ph.D. programs. Both our faculty members and PhD students pursue high quality research, and their recent publications appear in top finance journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. We provide an excellent research environment that includes a low teaching load (6 credit hours per year for the first 3 years, and then 6 to 9 credit hours per year based on individual preference), active seminar series, and subscriptions of the voluminous database widely used by finance academics/practitioners mostly with the WRDS platform and the Bloomberg terminal. For more information about the business school, please visit our website at www.business.kaist.edu. In addition, our school offers a comprehensive and generous fringe benefit package including faculty campus housing (free for the first two years) and substantial start-up research funds, which can be used in part to cover moving expenses from around the world.



Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, selected papers, and three letters of recommendation to shjoo2006@kaist.ac.kr . Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, while applicants with completed applications received by December 28th, 2018 will be reviewed for interview at the 2019 AFA/AEA Meetings.