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Assistant Professor in Finance

Title: Assistant Professor in Finance

  • Employer: University of Gothenburg (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Sweden
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
  • Deadline: Nov 24, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Economics and the Centre for Finance at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will recruit one or two assistant professors in Finance during 2018. This is a six year tenure track position with a mid-term review after three years. The expected start date is August 2018, or possibly earlier.

    JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: 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 competitive, and will primarily consist of finance courses at the master level. English is the primary teaching language.

    ABOUT GOTHENBURG AND THE SCHOOL: 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 and the Centre for Finance, please visit http://www.economics.handels.gu.se/english/ and http://www.cff.handels.gu.se/.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please apply by sending a CV, a job market paper, and a short description of future research plans to finjob@economics.gu.se. Three letters of recommendations should be sent separately to finref@economics.gu.se, 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 Philadelphia. The application must be received no later than November 24, 2017.
    The department encourages equality and diversity. We particularly welcome female applicants. More information can be obtained from Erik Hjalmarsson, email: erik.hjalmarsson@economics.gu.se.