Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Faculty Positions in Finance

The Department of Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor level in all areas of Finance with a starting date of September 2013.

JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants are expected to demonstrate excellence in research and in teaching at the undergraduate, MSc, MBA, MPhil and/or Ph.D. levels. Candidates for tenured positions should have a Ph.D. and a record of outstanding achievement, evidenced in part by publications in top journals. Candidates for Assistant Professor positions should have a Ph.D., or expect to complete a Ph.D. in the near future, and should demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching. Applicants are expected to teach in English. Assistant Professor appointments involve six-year tenure-track positions. The teaching load is moderate. Participation in various executive education programs is possible. The compensation package is competitive relative to European salaries and includes several secondary benefits (such as a pension plan that is partially funded by the university). Favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is consistently ranked among Europe's top 10 business schools (by, among others, The Financial Times and SSRN). With 250 senior researchers and 100 Ph.D. students, the School has one of the world's largest and most cited business school faculties.

The Department of Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM Finance) has a large, young, and highly international faculty educated at renowned institutions in Europe, the U.S., and Asia. We have a strong research tradition and international orientation, as evidenced by publications in top journals, a U.S. style Ph.D. program, participation in major conferences, international cooperation, and research visits to leading U.S. schools.

RSM Finance is part of the Erasmus Finance Group, which also includes faculty of the Erasmus School of Economics. Erasmus Finance runs an active weekly seminar series with speakers from top international schools, a separate brown bag seminar, several annual conferences, and a visitor program with eminent finance scholars. Erasmus Finance is supported by the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) through extensive research support to our faculty.

For more information, we refer to the websites of:
- RSM Finance:
- Rotterdam School of Management:
- Erasmus Finance:

FURTHER INFORMATION: RSM Finance has access to excellent facilities, including most major databases (WRDS, CRSP, Compustat, Datastream, Bloomberg, I/B/E/S, Thomson One Banker, TAQ, CRSP Mutual Funds, etc.) and a modern building with great views of the city of Rotterdam. Rotterdam is a pleasant and lively harbor city with 600,000 inhabitants located in the west of the Netherlands that provides attractive living conditions, also for international faculty. The use of English in daily life poses no problem and air, road, and railway connections with major European and U.S. cities are excellent. The standards of healthcare and education in the Netherlands are high, while the costs are low relative to Anglo-Saxon countries.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For inquiries by e-mail please contact Mathijs A. van Dijk, email:

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would like to be interviewed at the AFA meetings in San Diego (6-8 January 2013) should submit, before 1 December 2012, their CV, research papers, and at least three reference letters to:

Rotterdam School of Management
Erasmus University
Department of Finance
Attn. Ms. Myra Lissenberg

Only electronic applications will be considered.

Posted 10/23/12