Assistant Professor of Finance

Rotterdam (Stad), Zuid-Holland (NL)
We offer a compensation package that is competitive relative to European salaries
Sep 30, 2019
Nov 24, 2019

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of Finance. The starting date is negotiable but would typically be September 2020.  

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants are expected to demonstrate excellence in research and either have a Ph.D. or expect to complete a Ph.D. in the near future. We are looking for candidates who have the potential to publish in the top finance or economics journals. The Assistant Professor positions involve a six-year tenure track period. The teaching load is relatively low. We offer a compensation package that is competitive relative to European salaries. In addition, non-Dutch applicants are usually granted a favorable tax status that exempts 30% of annual income from taxes and social security contributions.  

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Erasmus School of Economics is one of the largest and most successful economics schools in Europe. ESE offers generous research support, access to the Dutch national supercomputer, and to all major financial databases. ESE is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. The ESE Finance department is part of the Erasmus Finance Group, which also includes faculty of the ESE Financial Econometrics department and the Finance department at the Rotterdam School of Management. Erasmus Finance is ranked among the top finance groups in Europe (by, for example, the U.S, News & World Report, FT, or SSRN) and runs an active weekly seminar series with speakers from top international schools, a separate brown bag seminar, several annual conferences, and a visitor program with eminent finance scholars.

We are embedded in and supported by two research schools, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) and the Tinbergen Institute (TI), through extensive research support to our faculty. Rotterdam is a modern and thriving harbor city with a population of around 600,000 and a large expat community. It is located in the west of the Netherlands and provides attractive and affordable living conditions.

For more information, please visit the following websites: Erasmus School of Economics Finance:

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Erasmus Finance – portal about the finance research activities at Erasmus University Rotterdam:    

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications submitted before November 24, 2019 are guaranteed full consideration. Applicants should submit their cover letter, CV, research papers, and at least three reference letters to Ms. Linda Klaver at

Please indicate whether you will be available for an interview at the AFA/ASSA meetings in San Diego, the EEA job market or both. 

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