Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Full Professorship in Finance and Risk Management

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is the result of the merger of the University of Karlsruhe and the Research Center Karlsruhe. It is a unique institution in Germany, which combines the mission of a university with that of a national research center of the Helmholtz Association. With 9000 employees, KIT is one of the largest research and education institutions worldwide. The Department of Economics and Business Engineering invites applications for a full professorship in Finance and Risk Management (W3).

JOB DESCRIPTION: The holder of the tenured position will make a strong contribution to research and teaching of the department and will occupy a leadership position at the Institute of Finance, Banking and Insurance.

An individual appointed to the professorship is expected to contribute to the teaching of the degree programs offered by the department and to participate in courses offered for programs in the natural and engineering science departments.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have excellent academic qualifications proven through either a habilitation or an equivalent research record, as well as the ability to teach at all academic levels. Relevant practical experience and the willingness to raise funds outside the university are beneficial as well as is an interest in interdisciplinary research.

KIT is committed to increase the share of women in research and teaching positions and therefore encourages qualified women to apply. Given equivalent qualification, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications (including copies of CV and list of publications) should be submitted no later than July 10th, 2012, to:

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Dean of the Department of Economics and Business Engineering
Schlossbezirk 12
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany (in writing)

and dekan@wiwi.kit.edu (via email).

KIT - University of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg and National Research Center of the Helmholtz Association.

Posted 6/12/12