The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.
Associate Professor (Promotion Track) in Finance and Asset Management
The Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance (FDEF) of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for an Associate Professor in Finance with a focus on Asset Management, or related fields in particular empirical finance.
The position at the Associate Professor level follows University of Luxembourg’s promotion-track career scheme and a possibility of promotion will be given after 5 years upon positive evaluation.
Should a candidate with a Full Professor profile be selected, the position could be upgraded to this level.
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 should be willing to interact with the financial industry and especially with the Luxembourgish asset management sector.
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.
Information about the position can be obtained from Professor Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal (e-mail : ).
The candidate shall have demonstrated the potential for highest quality and impactful research and publications in the top finance and / or economics journals.
Additional requirements include a PhD in Finance or Economics or related disciplines. A research agenda of relevant for the asset management industry 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 in one of the two official languages of Luxembourg : French or German.
The University encourages its staff to learn the other official language and provides access to language courses to this end.