JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of St. Gallen

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Three Assistant Professors in Finance (Tenure-Track)

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466354
Date Posted: 12/28/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Three Assistant Professors in Finance (Tenure-Track)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Sankt Gallen, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: G3 -- Corporate Finance and Governance
asset pricing
corporate finance
Full Text of JOE Listing:

A place where knowledge is created

As a leading business university we set global standards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society.

The University of St. Gallen and its School of Finance invite applications for three

Assistant Professors in Finance (Tenure-Track)

To be considered for this position, applicants should have a Ph.D. in finance (or be near completion) and an excellent track record in research and teaching in either asset pricing or corporate finance. We also welcome applicants with a special interest in data science/machine learning or ESG investment/climate finance. The appointment is for 6 years, with an intermediate evaluation after 3 years and tenure evaluation after 6 years (with the option for promotion to associate professor). The positions are scheduled to start in August 2021 or by agreement. The teaching load is two classes (four hours) per week (24 weeks p.a.).

The University of St. Gallen is an equal opportunity employer. We specifically encourage women and applicants with backgrounds not well represented among our current senior faculty to apply.

For further information about this position, please contact Prof. Roland Füss (, president of the appointment committee or Prof. Paul Söderlind (, Dean of the School of Finance.

Candidates should submit their application in electronic form ( to the President of the University of St. Gallen, Professor Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller, no later than January 31, 2021.The application should include a cover letter (motivation for the position, description of teaching, research, and other academic activities), curriculum vitae, list of publications / working papers, identification of two publications / working papers that best represent your current research, and contact information for two professional references that we may contact if shortlisted for the position.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021