The Department of Finance of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance (FDEF) is searching for a research scientist working in sustainable finance.
Research Scientist in Sustainable Finance
The University of Luxembourg, the Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of the Environment, Climate, and Sustainable Development recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a research and outreach program on sustainable finance under the leadership of the Faculty of Law, Econonomics, and Finance and its Department of Finance.
The research scientist in sustainable finance will be a key player in the team working on sustainable finance, completed by a Full Professor in Sustainable Finance, and an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Finance which are to be hired.
The goal of the Research Scientist in Sustainable Finance is to build up and to maintain a bridge between academic excellence and industry relevance.
You will be the content oriented link between the academic finance profession and the financial industry, financial regulators, and national and supranational institutions.
You will boost scientific knowledge dissemination and diffusion related to academic research in the area of Sustainable Finance.
You will engage in research projects in close collaboration with the industry. In particular, you will engage in research projects in early phases, enabling succesfull grant applications.
As such, you are expected to identify, apply for, and manage research funding. In addition, you will engage in disseminating knowlege, for example throught organizing academia-meets-industry events, life-long learning activities, and through social media.
You can conduct your own research in sustainable finance and you will engage in the teaching activities of the department, both in Bachelor / Master programs and in life-long learning activities.
You are expected to disseminate results at international scientific conferences and workshops, and to support the development of scientific articles for publication and dissemination.
You are expected to supervise PhD students in the field of sustainable finance. You are expected to contribute to the outreach activities of the Department of Finance to ensure effective communication of topical research to the wider society.
You will be reporting to the head of the Department of Finance. You will also closely collaborate with the department’s outreach officer who coordinates the relations with the Financial Markets.