Assistant Professorship (Tenure-Track) in Financial Technology (100%)

Job Description & Qualification

The University of St.Gallen and its School of Finance are seeking candidates for an assistant professorship in the field of Financial Technology.

To be considered for this position, applicants should have a Ph.D. (or be near completion) in finance or related fields and an excellent track record in research and teaching in Financial Technology (e.g., digital banking and wealth management, digital assets, household finance, payments, decentralized finance, artificial intelligence applied to finance).

The position involves teaching in English at all levels (including executive education) and will be affiliated with the new Center for Financial Services Innovation. The candidate is expected to participate in the Center’s activities and contribute to research, teaching, and knowledge transfer into the industry and society.

The appointment is for 6 years, with an intermediate evaluation after 3 years and tenure evaluation after 6 years (promotion to associate professor after successful evaluation).

The University of St.Gallen is strongly committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity. We specifically encourage women and applicants with backgrounds underrepresented in academic posts to apply.

Application Procedure

We seek candidates per August 1st, 2022, or by mutual agreement. For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Roland Füss, Chairman of the Appointment Committee and Dean of the School of Finance (facultyposition@unisg.ch).

The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications/ working papers, representative sample of research, research and teaching statement, as well as contact information for two academic references. Candidates should submit their application to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller online via www.unisg.ch/professorships at the latest by September 20, 2021.

Application deadline: September 20, 2021

About the Organization

«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.

For Additional Questions

facultyposition@unisg.ch

Job ID

ID: J9032