University of Mannheim Business School
Assistant Professor of Finance

Applications are invited for a position at the Assistant Professor Level (Juniorprofessor) in the Finance Area. Appointments will begin Fall semester of 2013. Applicants are sought with a research interest in any area of finance. Teaching obligations of this position include a course in decision analysis at the masters (M.Sc.) level.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. in finance or a related discipline and a demonstrated ability to conduct high-level research publishable in the premier academic finance journals. The School also values a commitment to high quality teaching.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL AND THE FINANCE AREA: The University of Mannheim Business School is Germany's premier business school, which consistently achieves top positions in national as well as international rankings for its research and teaching, see and for more information. The finance area is one of the largest and most research-active in Germany and offers an excellent research environment, see for more information.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: We will be interviewing at the ASSA meetings in San Diego in January 2012. Please send all applications and supporting documentation including two reference letters to Dr. Jurgen Schneider, Dean and chair of the recruiting committee, at: Please submit documents in pdf-format if possible. If necessary, materials may be mailed to:

Dr. Jurgen Schneider
University of Mannheim Business School
University of Mannheim
68161 Mannheim, Germany

Positions are contingent on final budget approval by the University. Salary and teaching load are competitive with other European schools. The University of Mannheim is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, and candidates with disabilities. Applications should be received by November 30, 2012.

Posted 10/9/12