The Department of Economics and Finance of Luiss University invites young and promising scholars to express their interests for one full-time Assistant professorship in Finance. We see this as an opportunity to further strengthen Luiss University’s ambition to become one of the leading research and teaching centres in Europe.
We seek candidates with a strong commitment to research and teaching and the aspiration to contribute to Luiss University’s international expansion and visibility.
Candidates must hold a PhD from a leading university, have a teaching experience coherent with their career rank, a proven ability to deal with primary sources, and a relevant record of publications.
Ideal candidates will show a passionate drive to develop research projects and engage in Luiss University’s dynamic and stimulating academic environment, contributing to its further development. They will have research experience on and intend to pursue research projects in the field of Finance, with a focus on one or more of the following topics: financial intermediation theory, financial regulation, asset pricing, asset management, empirical banking, financial products and derivatives, banking and credit policies, securities markets, international finance, risk management, corporate governance and firm performance.
They will be able to teach and publish in English.
Role and Responsibilities
The Assistant Professor of Finance is expected to undertake rigorous and innovative research in their field of interest, publish in high-quality international outlets, and provide academic assistance or leadership in research activities. They are also expected to contribute to the collegial and the intellectual life of the University and of the Luiss community at large.
This position of Assistant Professor is for a three-year fixed-term contract, with the possibility of renewal upon positive evaluation from the Department. Teaching load is one course per year either in an undergraduate or postgraduate program.
For this position, teaching can be either in English, Italian or both. The position holder will also supervise master’s dissertations and bachelor’s papers in their field. Appointments are full time and the salary is competitive.
About the University
Located in the heart of Rome, Luiss specialises in the Social Sciences to educate over 9,000 students, providing a diverse and international learning environment that weaves academic rigour with practical relevance. The University’s educational approach is interdisciplinary, open, and problem-based. Luiss is committed to producing innovative and cutting-edge research. Through its privileged relationship with Confindustria, Italy’s largest industry association, Luiss has developed strong connections with the business community, governmental institutions, and civil society. With over 200 international partnerships, Luiss offers 34 double degree programs with universities in Europe, North America, and East Asia.
About the Department of Economics and Finance
The Department of Economics and Finance offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs and ranks high in the Italian economics departments list. Primary areas of faculty research include macro and microeconomics, econometrics, applied statistics and probability, mathematical economics and finance, game theory, financial economics, industrial organization, labour economics, public economics, international trade and finance, behavioural economics and finance.
Expression of Interest
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Luiss University is an equal opportunity employer. It accepts applications without discrimination on any grounds such as sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation.
Luiss University welcomes expressions of interest from international and female scholars, in line with its commitment to increase their number among its faculty.