Assistant Professor of Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The Finance area of the Korea University Business School (KUBS) ( is seeking qualified applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at Assistant Professor level. The appointment can start as early as Sep 1, 2019 and is subject to university approval.

An earned Ph.D. in Finance or a related field is required. ABDs can be considered, provided that the degree will be earned by the appointment date. A strong commitment to excellence in research is expected.

The teaching responsibility of a tenure-track professor is four courses per year. Most classes are in English.

COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and research support will be provided.

Korea University is located in Seoul, the capital of Korea, and is linked by Seoul metro subway system. KUBS is the largest business school in Korea with more than 80 full-time faculty members. KUBS has approximately 3,100 undergraduate students, 650 students in MBA, 100 students in MS program, and 60 Ph.D. students in various majors such as Accounting, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Management, MIS, and Logistics Services and Operation Management. KUBS is the first school in Korea to be accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS, and is the only academic member of the CEMS global alliance in Korea. KUBS ranked 79th worldwide in the “Business and Economics” field of the “THE World University Rankings 2019” released by UK’s Times Higher Education (THE). In QS World University Ranking by Subject released in February, 2019, KUBS ranked 45th in the “Accounting and Finance” field. The Executive MBA program is ranked 38th in the world by Financial Times Executive MBA ranking 2018. The goal of KUBS is to become Asia’s No. 1 and global top 30 business school.

We accept applications until position is filled but encourage early application. Interested individuals are encouraged to send e-mail with their latest curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Joon Ho Hwang
Finance Area Coordinator
Korea University Business School
Anam-dong, Seongbuk-gu
Seoul, Korea 02841
Phone: +82-2-3290-2830

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Job ID

ID: J4874