Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) or Associate Professor in Banking and Corporate Finance

Location
Kirchberg
Salary
Tbc
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Closes
May 28, 2021
Ref
UOL04118
Finance Industry
Corporate Finance
Government & Institutions
Finance Officer
Contract Type
Permanent

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) or Associate Professor in Banking and Corporate Finance

The University | About us...

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook, the Faculty counts three departments:

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Economics and Management
  • Department of Finance

Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe.

Your Role...

The Department of Finance is determined to continue its way to become a leading European Finance department. To accomplish this, the Department of Finance can benefit from its location in a truly international country and in one of the main financial centres in Europe. There exist ample opportunity for inspiring interactions with the financial centre. The Assistant/Associate Professor shall play an active role in establishing the Department of Finance as a leading European finance group; the package we offer is commensurate with this ambition. In particular, shall be engaged in research, teaching, and administrative duties.

Information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department of Finance, Professor Ulf von

Lilienfeld-Toal (e-mail: ulf.vonlilienfeld-toal@uni.lu).

What we expect from you…

  • The candidate must have a proven track record of (a) publications or papers in the publication process (e.g., R&Rs) in top finance and/or economics journals as well as (b) presentations at top finance and/or economics conferences.
  • The candidate shall show clear signs of continued productivity of highest quality research (e.g., a strong pipeline of working papers and work-in-progress projects) with good chances of publications in the top finance and/or economics journals.
  • It would be considered an asset if the candidate’s profile includes documented expertise with respect to banking crises and their impact on financial markets.
  • The candidate shall have teaching experience, at the undergraduate as well as the graduate level, and in areas in banking and corporate finance including, in particular, risk management.
  • Practical work experience in the financial industry or at a regulator/central bank is considered an advantage.
  • Additional requirements include a PhD in Finance or Economics or related disciplines, completed at least three years ago.
  • The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and in one of the two official languages of Luxembourg: French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other official language and provides access to language courses to this end.

 

  • An international team at a young, dynamic university,
  • An interdisciplinary research environment,
  • A wide network of academic, institutional and corporate partners,
  • Skilled support staff and team-oriented work environment,
  • Offices located in Luxembourg City’s main business district,
  • Competitive salary and benefits.

In Short...

  • Contract Type: the position at the Assistant (tenure track) or Associate Professor level, depending on qualification. Candidates starting as Assistant Professors follow the University of Luxembourg’s tenure-track career scheme and a possibility of promotion will be given after 5 years upon positive evaluation.
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Job Reference: F2-110017

How to apply...

Applications should contain

  • Cover letter
  • Detailed CV, including periods of absence from work (or where the effect has been equivalent to absence) including family-related leave and career breaks
  • Complete list of publications
  • List and short description of research projects acquired over the past 5 (five) years
  • List of PhD theses supervised
  • List of teaching activities over the past 5 (five) years
  • Statement of research activities planned at UL
  • Statement of teaching activities planned at UL
  • Statement of other activities considered at UL
  • Names of 3 referees and the relationship to them.

All applications should be sent before 01/06/2021 via the link below.

Info : Professor Katalin Ligeti
Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
University of Luxembourg
fdef-recrutement@uni.lu

All applications will be handled in strict confidence.

The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.

In return you will get…

  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

 In return you will get…

  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

Further information...

About Luxembourg

Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country with the convenience of a larger European capitals in a tranquil setting. Additional information about Luxembourg can be found under www.euraxess.lu and www.luxembourg.lu. Luxembourg’s financial centre is the largest investment fund captive reinsurance centre in Europe and the largest private banking centre in the Eurozone. The financial sector is a major employer in Luxembourg and accounts for over 30% of the country’s GDP. There are private international schools in English and other European schools offering diverse languages (e.g. French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc.) as well as English branches in a growing number of state/public schools.

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