JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Gothenburg

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Department of Economics
Post-Doctoral Position in Finance

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454566
Date Posted: 10/29/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Position in Finance
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Gothenburg, SWEDEN
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics and the Centre for Finance at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will recruit one or two Post-doc researchers in Finance during 2016. The position is two years (full-time) with the possibility of two additional years.

Qualifications: Applicants should hold a recent PhD in finance or be close to finishing their theses. “Recent” usually means three years or less. Research potential is our key selection criterion for the advertised position. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research suitable for publication in leading or highly ranked finance and economics journals.

Environment: The positions mainly consist of research within finance with limited involvement in teaching and supervision, the terms of which will be agreed upon later. The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position no later than September 2016. Part of the University of Gothenburg, the Department provides a stimulating research environment and is located in the heart of Gothenburg, a city rated highly for its living quality.

Application Procedure: Please apply online at The application should include a CV, with the names and addresses of three referees, a job market paper, and a short description of future research plans. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed separately to No other information is required at this stage. The application must be received no later than November 26, 2015.

Additional Information: Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at the AFA Meetings in San Francisco in January 2016. For applicants not going to AFA, additional interviews and research presentations will be organized during February and March. The Department encourages equality and diversity. We particularly welcome female applicants. More information can be obtained from Professor Martin Holmén, email:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/26/2015
Reference Instructions:
Three letters of recommendation should be emailed separately to