Assistant/ Associate Professor at the Institute of Finance
Advertiser: Institute of Finance, Corvinus University of Budapest
Field(s) of specialization: Finance
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Location of job: Fővám tér 8, Budapest, 1093, Hungary
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-09-01
Job duration: 3 years
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 4 Dec 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Arranging flyouts
Posting end date: 4 Dec 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
Ad text:

Corvinus University of Budapest has over a 100-year-old history and is one of the leading universities in Hungary in Business and Management, Economics, and Social Sciences. We have around 10,600 students, of which approximately 2,000 are international, representing over 100 countries.

We are located in a stunning UNESCO Heritage building overlooking the Danube River, in the heart of Budapest. Our second, state-of-the-art campus opens in 2024.

Budapest was listed in the top-tier category of the Economist 2023 Global Liveability Index. The city comes together with major cities in Western Europe and North America, and it is the highest-ranked city in Eastern Europe.

Our university has been granted accreditation by EFMD and EAPAA and we are the only Hungarian business university to have two international institutional accreditations by AACSB and AMBA. In addition, we are members of several international networks such as CEMS, BSIS, PRME, and CFA. We are also proud to have won the title of the most sustainably developing university in UI GreenMetric’s world ranking in 2022.

About the position:

The Institute of Finance is looking for an Assistant/Associate Professor for a 3-year definite period (with a possibility for an extension).

The starting date is the Autumn semester of 2024, but some flexibility is possible. Different schemes for tenure track can be offered in case of mutual satisfaction.

The Institute of Finance at the Corvinus University of Budapest is a vibrant academic community with three departments (Corporate Finance; Investments; and Macro-finance). For further information on the Institute, Departments, and University in general, see our website:

We are looking for research excellence in Finance. The ideal candidate has strong experience in teaching and has excellent communication skills.

They are interested in both theory and application and are open to cooperating with colleagues, students, and external partners.

The candidate will conduct independent research while concurrently contributing to the ongoing research activities and deliver lectures and courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

They will also deliver lectures in the field of Finance (e.g. Corporate Finance and/or Investments and/or Quantitative Finance, and/or Macro-Finance).

The teaching load each semester is 12x45 minutes or 6x45 minutes a week (13 weeks per semester), depending on the academic track.

Application criteria:

The successful candidate is holding (or is close to completing) a PhD in Finance/ Financial Mathematics/ Economics /Business and Management or related fields from an internationally recognised university.

We explicitly encourage international applications from the top 200 universities based on QS subject ranking (either the studies or any kind of experience (e.g. visiting position, academic position, etc).

Knowledge of the Hungarian language is not required.

What we offer:

· Fringe benefits via ’Cafeteria’ allowance

· One-time relocation support for candidates moving to Hungary.

Application procedure:

  • To submit your application materials, log in to the EJM website and choose your Applicant role (or, if you have no account, create one).
  • To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, a CV, a job market paper, and any additional documents (research proposal, teaching evaluations, two letters of recommendation, etc.) to EconJobMarket.

The application deadline for the applications is on 4th December 2023. Selected applicants will be notified of the details of the online EJM interview by 10th December 2023 at the latest – depending on their application date.

We aim to interview shortlisted candidates during a fly-out between January and March 2024.

Special offer: In-person pre-interview before submitting the application during the Annual Financial Market Liquidity Conference in Budapest, 9-10th November 2023.

For further information, please, feel free to e-mail us at, Cc: Kata Váradi (Head of the Institute of Finance) at

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Cover letter
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 2
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