JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

VU Amsterdam

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Finance Department
Faculty Position in Finance

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464300
Date Posted: 11/15/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Faculty Position in Finance
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, NETHERLANDS
JEL Classifications:
G -- Financial Economics
M2 -- Business Economics
Assistant Professor of Finance, Associate Professor of Finance
Salary Range: Salary is competitive within Europe
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Finance department at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam seeks applicants at the junior or senior levels to contribute to the group's ambition for excellence in research and teaching. We invite applicants from all areas of finance.

About The University And School
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is one of the leading institutions for higher education in Europe and aims to be inspiring, innovative, and committed to societal welfare. It compromises twelve faculties and has teaching facilities for 25.000 students.

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) seeks to combine high quality education with excellent research. SBE offers five Bachelor’s programs, nine Master’s programs and multiple executive programs. SBE has several research groups with an outstanding international reputation. SBE accommodates approximately 5,500 students and 1,500 postgraduate students.

VU University Amsterdam is located within Amsterdam's new financial center. The school entertains excellent contacts with the local and European financial industry. Amsterdam Schiphol international airport is at a convenient 10 minutes train distance. The city of Amsterdam provides excellent living conditions. Dutch people have a good command of English and are internationally oriented.

Job Qualifications
Successful candidates hold a Ph.D. degree or are close to completion and have a high potential in terms of academic research and teaching. For applicants at senior levels, we require a demonstrated track record of high quality publications in peer reviewed top journals in combination with stellar teaching evaluations at all levels.

Career Progression
The position of Assistant Professor is typically a tenure track position with initial appointment for 6 years and possibility of tenure. Applications of more senior staff for tenured positions is also welcome. The starting date is flexible, but would normally be September 1, 2020. The salary is competitive within Europe and will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel and depending on experience. Favorable tax conditions might apply for non-Dutch applicants. Research support is generous with ample opportunity to extend. The teaching load is moderately low and in English only. You can find information about our fringe benefits of employment at

Application Procedure And Further Information
Applicants should provide a CV, recent research publications and/or working papers, and at least two letters of reference. We will be interviewing candidates at the AFA meeting in San Diego, January 3-5, 2020.

Closing date for applying: December 05, 2019.

For additional information, please contact Norman Seeger (

Finance Department:
Tinbergen Institute:

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 12/05/2019
  • Application Deadline Has Passed