Assistant Professor in Finance (Tenure Track)
Advertiser: Institute of Finance (IFIN), Università della Svizzera Italiana
Field(s) of specialization: Finance
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: via Buffi 13, Lugano, Ticino, 6900, Switzerland
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-09-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 31 Dec 2023
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 31 Jan 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The Faculty of Economics, Institute of Finance, of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano ‐ Switzerland, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Finance with tenure‐track.

Applications from all areas in the field of Finance will be considered. The recruiting committee will give special consideration to applicants who are active in the research areas of sustainability and digitalization. Outstanding candidates may apply for a SFI Junior Chair with the Swiss Finance Institute. The Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages female and underrepresented minority scholars to apply.

The ideal candidate demonstrates ability to publish in top finance/economics journals or shows the potential to achieve such publications within the tenure‐track period. The required academic qualification is a doctoral degree (PhD). Knowledge of the Italian language is not required, but it will help us to fill teaching needs in the Bachelor program.

More information on IFIN and SFI can be found here: and

For more detailed information, please contact the IFIN members of the recruiting committee Francesco Franzoni ( and Paul Schneider (

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