JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

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College of Business
Assistant, Associate and Full Professors of Finance

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463584
Date Posted: 10/04/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant, Associate and Full Professors of Finance
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Seoul, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Faculty Positions In Finance:

KAIST College of Business (Seoul Campus) invites applications for tenure-track (or tenured) Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors in all areas of Finance including asset pricing, corporate finance, banking, insurance, and green (sustainable) finance. In addition, there is an opening for a non-tenure track faculty position (renewable three-year appointment) in all ranks with more teaching responsibilities.

Job Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or be in the final stage of their dissertation, and be qualified to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels finance courses.

School Environment:

KAIST College of Business was included in ‘Top 100 Global MBA’ and ranked 20th in ‘Executive Education Ranking’ by Financial Times. It is located in Seoul, Korea and is an AACSB/EQUIS-accredited school with leading MBA and Executive Programs as well as academically-oriented Master and Ph.D. programs. Both our faculty members and PhD students pursue high quality research, and their recent publications appear in top finance journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. We provide an excellent research environment that includes a low teaching load (6 credit hours per year for the first 3 years, and then 6 to 9 credit hours per year based on individual preference), active seminar series, and subscriptions of the voluminous database widely used by finance academics/practitioners mostly with the WRDS platform and the Bloomberg terminal. For more information about the business school, please visit our website at In addition, our school offers a comprehensive and generous fringe benefit package including faculty campus housing (free for the first two years) and substantial start-up research funds, which can be used in part to cover moving expenses from around the world.
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Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, selected papers, and three letters of recommendation along with the completed University full-time faculty application form (downloadable at to .
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, while applicants with completed applications received by December 27th, 2019 will be reviewed for interview at the 2020 AFA/AEA Meetings.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Letters of Reference
  • University full-time faculty application form
Application deadline: 12/27/2019
  • Application Deadline Has Passed