Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Finance, Radboud University

Radboud University
Assistant Professor
Study in:Netherlands
Deadline: 3 December 2017

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Finance (1.0 FTE)

Nijmegen School of Management
Vacancy number: 27.19.17
Application deadline: 3 December 2017


As an Assistant Professor you will be part of the chair group of Finance in the department of Economics and Business Economics of the Nijmegen School of Management (NSM). The position includes both research and teaching tasks.
You will primarily be expected to conduct high-quality research in finance, preferably in behavioural, experimental finance, corporate finance and/or financial decision making. Expertise in experimental methods will be an advantage. This position is expected to result in a series of high-quality publications in finance, economics and/or (economic) psychology. The Chair Group of Finance aims to further develop its strengths in these fields.
You will further be expected to provide high-quality courses in finance at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels (e.g. courses in (advanced) corporate finance) and to supervise Bachelor’s and Master’s theses.

Work environment

The Nijmegen School of Management is an academic centre of research and higher learning. It has seven focus areas: Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, Social and Political Sciences of the Environment, Human Geography, and Spatial Planning. The NSM strives for a multidisciplinary approach whenever possible. Altogether, the faculty employs 220 full-time staff, of whom 75% are academics.

The NSM awards Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the above-mentioned seven fields of study, which are organised in the NSM’s educational institute. The educational programme is based on a system of small-scale teaching and provides a stimulating learning environment with an emphasis on the development of academic skills. The Nijmegen School of Management has about 3,000 students. The NSM’s research activities are governed by the Institute for Management Research (IMR), which has the equivalent of 80 full-time staff members. It focuses on fundamental and applied research on the development, design and effectiveness of the public and private structures that regulate, govern or manage human interaction.

The department of Economics and Business Economics consists of four chair groups: Economic Theory and Policy, International Economics, Business Economics, and Finance. The department is responsible for the development and quality of the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in economics, as well as for courses in economics in other educational programmes of the NSM. What sets the Nijmegen curriculum in Economics apart is that it characterised by a multidisciplinary approach, whereby in addition to the economics discipline, inspiration is sought from other areas.

What we expect from you

  • you have, or are close to completion of, a PhD degree in business, economics, or decision making (or psychology);
  • you are highly motivated and have the potential to build a record of excellence in both research and teaching in business economics in general and (behavioral/experimental) finance, corporate finance, and financial decision making in particular;
  • an excellent record in academic teaching, as evidenced by good teaching evaluations, and a willingness to obtain the Junior University Teaching Certificate within the first 4 years of the contract;
  • with regard to research, you should have working papers or potential revise-and-resubmits, or have published publications in leading international journals in the field of finance, economics and (economic) psychology;
  • experience with the acquisition of research funds is valued as well;
  • excellent English language skills in oral and written communication.

Radboud University has a strong track record in promoting excellent women scholars to leadership positions and we therefore especially welcome applications from women who fit the above profile.

What we have to offer

  • employment: 1.0 FTE;
  • in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • the maximum gross monthly salary will range between € 3.475 and € 4.757 on a full-time basis, depending on qualifications and experience (scale 11);
  • duration of the contract: six years (tenure track) starting 1 August 2018;
  • you will be classified as an Assistant Professor (level 2) in the Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO);
  • applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief, by which 30% of their salary is tax free;
  • Radboud University offers a dynamic position in an attractive working environment and has excellent conditions of employment, including an attractive retirement scheme and (partly paid) maternity leave;
  • you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help the partner of the candidate prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.

Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?

Would you like to know more?

Further information on: Nijmegen School of Management

For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Prof. Stefan Zeisberger, professor of Finance
E-mail: s.zeisberger@fm.ru.nl

Are you interested?

You should upload your application (attn. of Prof. dr. S. Zeisberger) exclusively using the button ‘Apply’ below. Your application should include (and be limited to) the following attachment(s):

  • cover letter
  • CV
  • job market paper and further research papers
  • list of working papers and publications

The referees must send three recommendation letters directly to a.s.bergers@fm.ru.nl.
Pre-interviews can be held at the ASSA Meetings in Philadelphia, PA, 5-7 January 2018.

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