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Faculty Positions in Finance

Together with its partner universities, the Swiss Finance Institute regulary seeks to recruit new faculty members for junior as well as senior positions in finance. Applications from all areas of finance are welcome.

Job Qualifications

We stress excellence in research and in teaching at the undergraduate, Master and/or Ph.D. levels. Candidates should have a Ph.D., or expect to complete a Ph.D. in the near future, and should demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievement in research or teaching.

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Open Positions

There is currently a Tenure-track Assistant Professor position open at the University of Lausanne, as follows:

University of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne), Faculty of Business and Economics
Tenure-track Assistant Professor/Tenured Professor in Asset Pricing


The Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne, http://www.hec.unil.ch) invites applications for a position as Tenure-track Assistant Professor/Tenured Professor in Asset Pricing, starting on August 1st, 2017 or on a mutually agreed date. The new professor will be a member of the Department of Finance of HEC Lausanne.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold a PhD in Finance, Economics or related field, have proven ability to publish in leading international journals of the field and teaching experience at university level. The department is looking for applicants with a strong focus on economic modelling.

A job description is available at: http://www.hec.unil.ch/candidatures

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications should be submitted online using the above link by the 27th of November 2016 (11:59 pm local time). Please fill in the electronic application form, and upload curriculum vitae, cover letter, samples of scholarly work, and the names and addresses of three references.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Additional information may be obtained from Prof. Norman Schurhoff, Director of the Department of Finance, Norman.Schuerhoff@unil.ch or Prof. Eric Jondeau, Professor of Finance, Eric.Jondeau@unil.ch, Extranef, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne.

Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.