Assistant Professor of Finance
Advertiser: Department of Business and Management, University of Southern Denmark
Field(s) of specialization: Finance
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Campusvej 55, Odense M, Fyn, 5230, Denmark (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2022-02-01
Job duration: 6 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 26 Nov 2021 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 26 Nov 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2021.
Ad text:


The Department of Business and Management, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, invites applications for one or more tenure track positions as Assistant Professor of Finance starting on February 1st, 2022 or on a mutually agreed date.

Job qualifications: We seek candidates with a strong research potential in Finance who must demonstrate the ability to publish in leading international journals within Finance or related areas. All areas of Finance are invited, but we particularly seek candidates with strong theoretical research skills within asset pricing and corporate finance. Applicants should have completed their PhD in Finance or a related area prior to starting. We also encourage seasoned candidates with a strong research pipeline and teaching experience to apply. Knowledge of Danish is not required for the position. The duration of the assistant professorship is six years. The position includes a tenure track. Tenure can be awarded at any point when the requirements are clearly exceeded.


Applicants should submit their application package (cover letter, CV, research papers, three letters of references, and transcripts) via Interviews (online) begins in December, during the European Job Market 2021, and the AFA meetings in 2022.


The Finance Group is an active research group and a central pillar at the department and the recently established SDU Business School. For further information please visit The aim of the Finance Group is to carry out research of high international standards documented through publications in internationally distinguished journals and through presentations at top conferences. The Finance Group holds an active seminar series as well as workshops which are internationally recognized. Faculty members conduct research within all main areas of Finance (e.g., corporate finance, asset pricing, banking, household finance, and financial markets) and frequently interact in colloquia meetings. The department provides a research supportive environment and research facilities. This includes access to data (e.g., CRSP and Compustat), travel support, and computing facilities.

The Finance Group offers undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance. The teaching load is favorable. Beneficial tax agreements may apply to non-Danish applicants. The remuneration package is competitive at the European level and includes a fixed-term stipend to qualified candidates and substantial publication bonuses funded by the Danish Finance Institute.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are considered on a rolling basis. They must be received by November 26th, 2021 to be guaranteed full consideration; late applications may be accepted until the positions are filled.

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • C.V.
  • Job market paper
  • Transcript of grades
  • Contact information for references
  • Letters of reference: 3
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