The International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF)
Faculty Positions in Financial Economics and Financial Econometrics

The International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF), established in academic cooperation with the London School of Economics (LSE) as an autonomous college within the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, is inviting applications for tenure track positions in financial economics and financial econometrics (full-time, permanent, tenure track or tenured). Teaching and other academic activities at ICEF are in English, and knowledge of the Russian language is not a pre-condition for appointment. Deadline Date: 11/22/2012

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates are expected to hold a PhD degree in finance or economics before taking up the appointment, to have university teaching ability and experience, and to demonstrate strong research potential. The salary range for successful candidates in the 2013-2014 academic year will be 230 000 - 280 000 Russian Rubles per month (approximately $86 -105 K per year at the current exchange rate) depending on experience and qualifications. An exceptional candidate will be considered for a senior position and a higher salary. At ICEF salaries are indexed to inflation annually.

Appointed assistant professors are expected to publish in reputable professional journals and to contribute to the ICEF undergraduate and master's programmes. The teaching load of newly hired faculty members is at most 2 lectures (80 minutes each) per week.

The candidates may be offered joint appointments with the Center for Advanced Studies or with the Faculty of Economics, within the Higher School of Economics. Appointed faculty will be also fellows of the International Laboratory on Financial Economics, established in collaboration with LSE.

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APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For further information please contact Sergey Yakovlev, ICEF Director, at or Richard Jackman, ICEF Project Director at LSE, at

Interested applicants should submit their CV, a recent research paper and arrange for at least two reference letters to be sent directly to Ms. Miriam Grossmanova at no later than November 22, 2012.

Posted 9/17/12