VU Amsterdam - Faculty Positions in Finance
Advertiser: Finance, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Field(s) of specialization: Finance
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Location of job: De Boelelaan 1105, SBE - Finance, Amsterdam, 1081HV, Netherlands (map)
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 22 Nov 2019 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 30 Dec 2019
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
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The Finance department at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam seeks applicants at the junior or senior levels to contribute to the group's ambition for excellence in research and teaching. We invite applicants from all areas of finance.



Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is one of the leading institutions for higher education in Europe and aims to be inspiring, innovative, and committed to societal welfare. It compromises twelve faculties and has teaching facilities for 25.000 students. 

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) seeks to combine high quality education with excellent research. SBE offers five Bachelor’s programs, nine Master’s programs and multiple executive programs. SBE has several research groups with an outstanding international reputation. SBE accommodates approximately 5,500 students and 1,500 postgraduate students. 

VU University Amsterdam is located within Amsterdam's new financial center. The school entertains excellent contacts with the local and European financial industry. Amsterdam Schiphol international airport is at a convenient 10 minutes train distance. The city of Amsterdam provides excellent living conditions. Dutch people have a good command of English and are internationally oriented.



Successful candidates hold a Ph.D. degree or are close to completion and have a high potential in terms of academic research and teaching. For applicants at senior levels, we require a demonstrated track record of high quality publications in peer reviewed top journals in combination with stellar teaching evaluations at all levels. 



The position of Assistant Professor is typically a tenure track position with initial appointment for 6 years and possibility of tenure. Applications of more senior staff for tenured positions is also welcome. The starting date is flexible, but would normally be September 1, 2020. The salary is competitive within Europe and will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel and depending on experience. Favorable tax conditions might apply for non-Dutch applicants. Research support is generous with ample opportunity to extend. The teaching load is moderately low and in English only. You can find information about our fringe benefits of employment at



Applicants should send a CV, recent research publications and/or working papers, and at least two letters of reference by email to Ms. D.S. Tielman,

Interviews will take place at the EEA Job Market, 2019 in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on December 18 and 19. Closing date for applying: November 22, 2019.

For additional information, please contact Norman Seeger (  

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