Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Corporate Finance (1.0 FTE)

Job Description & Qualification

Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Corporate Finance (1.0 FTE)
Vacancy number 222674

Job description
The Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance of the University of Groningen is looking for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Corporate Finance.
You conduct independent research and aim to publish in high-ranked international journals. The scope of your research can be broad and may include topics such as financing and capital structure, payout policy, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, financial intermediation, etcetera.
You have good teaching skills and are interested in developing these further. You will contribute to courses in the BSc and MSc programs offered by the Department. Moreover, you are involved in the supervision of Bachelor and Master theses.

To qualify, you should have:
• a PhD in Finance or Economics, or being close to completion
• research papers with the potential to be published in top-tier finance journals (or published articles in these journals)
• teaching experience and good teaching skills, preferably in finance
• a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) or the willingness to obtain this qualification
• a collaborative and positive attitude, strong communicative skills; and
• an ambition to develop an international network of professional contacts.

The University of Groningen (UG), founded in 1614, has a strong focus on research. We are in the top 100 of several influential university ranking lists. The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is one of the largest faculties with approximately 7,500 students. It has a strong international reputation and is AACSB and EQUIS accredited. See http://www.rug.nl/feb for more information.

The Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance (EEF) is an active research community, performing at the highest international level in terms of research and publications. Researchers in the department are active in several research themes, including corporate finance, asset pricing, corporate governance, financial history, corporate social responsibility, development finance, banking, insurance, health, ageing and pensions, econometrics, macroeconomics, behavioral and experimental economics, and industrial organization.

Conditions of employment
In accordance with the collective labor agreement for Dutch Universities, we offer:
• a salary depending on qualifications and work experience starting from a minimum of € 3,974 to a maximum of € 5,439 gross per month (salary scale 11)
• excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees. Favorable tax treatment may apply to non-Dutch applicants
• a tenure track appointment for seven years, on the condition of a positive interim evaluation at the end of the third year of employment. The seventh year is to compensate for any ‘life events’ (e.g., parental leave, illness) that might take place during the first six years. Based on a positive final evaluation in the sixth year, you will receive a tenured position at the Associate Professor level. During the appointment as a tenure track assistant professor, you will have 50% research time.

We expect you to start by August/September 2023

You are requested to submit:
1. Your motivation letter
2. Your up-to-date curriculum vitae
3. At least two letters of recommendation (to be sent by email to e.t.jelsema@rug.nl)
4. Your job market paper; and
5. Teaching evaluations (if available).

You can submit your application until 22 November 11:59pm / before 23 November 2022 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form: https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/work-with-us/job-opportunities/?reply=00347-02S0009LOP

In your motivation letter, please indicate whether you are available for online interviews during the virtual job market of the European Job Market, December 2022, and the virtual job market at ASSA, January 2023.

The University of Groningen strives to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, see also our diversity policy webpage: https://www.rug.nl/(...)rsity-and-inclusion/

Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): https://www.nvp-hrnetwerk.nl/sollicitatiecode/ and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code

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For information you can contact:
• Prof. Niels Hermes, Head of Department, c.l.m.hermes@rug.nl
• Prof. Viola Angelini, Research Director, v.angelini@rug.nl
Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.

Additional information
• Research Programme: https://www.rug.nl/research/eef/
• Department EEF: https://www.rug.nl/feb/organization/departments/eef/

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Job ID

ID: J12090