About the University
The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .
It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.
It s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.
M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance.
Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors.
Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook , the Faculty counts three departments :
Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community.
Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe .
The Professor shall play an active role in establishing the Department of Finance as a leading European finance group; the package we offer is commensurate with this ambition.
The candidate shall be engaged on the following four key dimensions :
The candidate shall teach in the newly created common first year of the master programs. In addition, the candidate shall teach in the risk management track of the Master of Banking and Finance.
The candidate is expected to maintain an active research role and keep a consistent publication record in top finance and / or economics journals.
The candidate is expected to support junior researchers and supervise PhD students. The candidate should be willing to interact with the financial industry, regulators, and national or supra-national governmental agencies.
In collaboration with the outreach officer, the Professor should assume a leading role towards establishing the department of Finance as an expertise hub for sustainable finance in Luxembourg.
The candidate is expected to integrate with existing faculty and department members and be proactive in supporting the initiatives of the Department of Finance towards achieving its goals, with a particular emphasis on mentoring junior faculty members and training PhD students to seek employment on the international job market in finance and economics.
Information about the position can be obtained from Professor Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal (e-mail : ulf.vonlilienfeld-toal uni.lu)
The candidate pursues highest quality research and has publications in the top finance and / or economics journals. Additional requirements include a PhD in Finance or Economics or related disciplines.
The ability and willingness to interact with the financial industry, regulators, and national or supra-national governmental agencies is of importance.
The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or German.
The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end.
Job Reference : 50016491 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
Applications should contain
All applications should be sent by e-mail before 12 / 12 / 2020 to :
Professeur Katalin Ligeti
Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
University of Luxembourg
E-mail : fdef-recrutement uni.lu
All applications will be handled in strict confidence.
The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development.
In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.
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