New Economic School (NES)
Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Finance

The New Economic School (NES) in Moscow invites applications for full-time, tenure and tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Finance or a related field by August 2018. NES places a strong emphasis on both research and teaching quality. Demonstrated ability or potential for high-quality research, including publications in top finance and economics journals, as well as for high-quality teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels are important. All instruction is in English; knowledge of Russian is not required. The teaching load is relatively low. After-tax salaries are competitive with European, Canadian and Australian finance programs. Research budgets and support for research-related travel are available.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The New Economic School is a private graduate school founded in 1992 with the goal of providing modern economics education and research for the Russian society, business, and government. NES offers bachelor's and master's programs in economics, energy economics, and finance. The School is active in policy advice and executive education. NES is located in an elite suburb of Moscow, Skolkovo, which has been recently transformed into a modern hub with several educational and technology centers.

The core of NES is its resident faculty of about 30 young economists with PhDs in Economics and Finance from world leading universities including Harvard, MIT, Columbia, NYU, and LBS. In the last five years, faculty have published articles in the leading finance and economics journals including The Econometrica, The American Economic Review, The Review of Economic Studies, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial Economics, and others. Many of our graduates go on to Ph.D. programs at the best universities in the world including Wharton, Harvard, MIT, London Business School, Stanford, Northwestern, Princeton, Yale, and many others.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Moscow is the largest European city with forty percent of its area still covered in parks and greenery. It is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center of Eastern Europe with excellent travel connections, low cost of living, developed infrastructure, vibrant cultural and social life.

For more information, visit the following websites:

New Economic School: http://www.nes.ru/en/home
NES faculty profiles: http://www.nes.ru/en/home
NES list of publications: http://www.nes.ru/en/science/intmag
Expedia's Moscow guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnN2BNrSrXY
Moscow events: http://a-a-ah.com

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications submitted before December 5, 2017 are guaranteed full consideration. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research papers, as well as three letters of recommendation.

Contact: Prof. Anna Obizhaeva
Email: FinanceRecruiting@nes.ru

Please indicate whether you will be available for an interview at the AFA/ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in January 2018. We will send you a confirmation that we received your package.

Posted: 25 Oct 2017