Full Professor in Sustainable Finance
Université du Luxembourg
Alphonse Weicker, Luxembourg
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Your Role

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 :

  • outreach
  • management and leadership.
  • 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)

    Your Profile

    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.

    We offer

  • An international team at a young, dynamic university
  • An interdisciplinary research environment
  • A wide network of academic, institutional and corporate partners
  • Skilled support staff and team-oriented work environment
  • Offices located in Luxembourg City’s main business district
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • In Short

  • Contract Type : Contrat à durée indéterminée
  • Work Hours : Temps plein 40.0 Heures par Semaine
  • Employee status
  • Earliest starting date : January 2021
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Job Reference : 50016491 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)

    Further Information

    Applications should contain

  • Cover letter
  • Detailed CV, including periods of absence from work (or where the effect has been equivalent to absence) including family-related leave and career breaks
  • Complete list of publications
  • List and short description of research projects acquired over the past 5 (five) years
  • List of PhD theses supervised
  • List of teaching activities over the past 5 (five) years
  • Statement of research activities planned at UL
  • Statement of teaching activities planned at UL
  • Statement of other activities considered at UL.
  • 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.

    Here’s what awaits you at the University

  • Multilingual and international character . Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries.
  • Member of the University of the Greater Region (UniGR).

  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. WiFi on campus. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market.
  • A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.

  • A partner for society and industry . Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs
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