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Full Professor in Finance and Financial Institutions

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Luxembourg (LU)
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Dec 3, 2022

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The Department of Finance of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance is searching for Full Professor in Finance and Financial Institutions.

Your Role...

The Department of Finance is determined to continue its way to become a leading European finance department benefitting from its location in a truly international country and in one of the main financial centres in Europe. To accomplish this, it is looking for a Full Professor in Finance and Financial Institutions who will conduct impactful research leading to publication in leading finance journals, deliver strong teaching experience, contribute to study program development and acquire external research funding through active engagement with industry.

The Professor shall play an active role in further progressing and developing the Department of Finance as a leading European finance group. The package we offer is commensurate with this ambition.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Prof. Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal (e-mail:


  • The candidate must provide a strong track record of publishing in top finance and/or economics journals.
  • 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 publication in the top finance and/or economics journals.
  • It would be considered an asset if the candidate’s profile included documented expertise at the intersection of digital finance and institutions or sustainable finance and institutions.
  • The candidate shall have comprehensive teaching experience at the undergraduate as well as the graduate level, in any area of finance.
  • Additional requirements include either a PhD in Finance or Economics.
  • 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.

Gender Equality

  • 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. To fill this opening, we will primarily focus on the recruitment of an outstanding female professor, though the position is open to all applicants. Applications by women enjoy priority within the limits set out in the law. 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 Short...

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Job Reference: UOL05033 / F2-050002 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)

In particular, we offer:

  • 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
  • Competitive salary and benefits

How to apply...

Applications should be addressed to Professor Katalin Ligeti / Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance. We ensure a full consideration for applications received by December 1, 2022. All applications will be handled in strict confidence. The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications should be submitted online only and 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 and working papers
  • List and short description of research projects for which funding was obtained 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

About us...

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, five 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.

About Luxembourg...

Luxembourg has an extensive welfare system. It comprises a social security, health, and pension funds.

Among those benefits, there are various types of financial aids directly linked to the schooling and education of children: family allowance, birth allowance & children's future allowance. Further information:

The country counts with an extensive public education system that comprises as well International and European Schools. Further information:

For more general information about living and working in Luxembourg including tips for accommodation, entry conditions/visas you can also view the Euraxess Researcher Guide:

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