University of Southern Denmark
Assistant Professor of Finance

The Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, invites applications for one or more tenure track positions as Assistant Professor of Finance starting on August 1st, 2018 or on a mutually agreed date.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: We seek candidates with a strong research potential in Finance who must demonstrate the ability to publish in leading international journals within Finance or related disciplines. All areas of Finance are invited and knowledge of Danish is not required for the position. Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. in Finance, Economics or a related discipline prior to starting. The duration of the assistant professorship is six years including a tenure revision.

ABOUT THE FINANCE GROUP: The Finance Group is an active and growing research group and a central player at the department; for further information please visit http://www.sdu.dk/finance. The aim of the Finance Group is to carry out research of high international standards documented through publications in internationally distinguished journals and through presentations at top conferences. The Finance Group holds an active seminar series with various speakers from renowned international universities as well as workshops. Faculty members conduct research within all main areas of Finance (e.g., corporate finance, asset pricing, and banking) and frequently interact in colloquia meetings. The department provides a supportive research environment and research facilities, data (e.g., CRSP and Compustat), travel support, etc. are generally very good.

The Finance Group offers undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance. The teaching load is favorable. Beneficial tax agreements may apply to non-Danish applicants. The remuneration package is competitive at the European level and includes a fixed-term stipend to qualified candidates and substantial publication bonuses funded by the newly established Danish Finance Institute.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are considered on a rolling basis and they must be received by November 26th, 2017 to be guaranteed full consideration; late applications may be accepted until the positions are filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should send their application via the JOE Network; see http://www.aeaweb.org/joe where the announcement can be found under JOE Listings. Interviews will be conducted at the AFA meetings in Philadelphia, January 4-7, 2018. Interested candidates not attending the meetings are also encouraged to apply.

Posted: 27 Oct 2017