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Professor of Finance, University of Innsbruck

Posted on: 
May 4, 2012
Application Deadline: 
Jun 13, 2012

Type of position

Faculty Professor



The University of Innsbruck invites applications for the position of University Professor of Business Administration with a focus on Finance at the School of Management, Department of Banking and Finance. The position is based on a permanent civil-law employment contract with the University.

The professor is expected to carry out internationally visible research - specifically in the field of Asset Pricing. Theoretical, empirical and experimental approaches are equally welcome. She/He is expected to publish in internationally well-established peer reviewed journals, cooperate with international research and/or project partners, and successfully apply for research grants. The professor shall teach especially in undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs. Some knowledge of German is a plus, but not required.

Qualification requirements

a) a pertinent degree in higher education in Austria or the equivalent;
b) a pertinent 'Habilitation' or comparable qualification;
c) publications in leading international peer-reviewed academic journals;
d) documented participation in international scholarly discourses;
e) experience in raising third-party funding;
f) excellent teaching skills;
g) international experience in teaching and/or research;
h) ability to lead teams in research and teaching.

Applications should be submitted no later than 13th of June 2012 to Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Fakultäten Servicestelle, Standort Karl-Rahner- Platz 3, A-6020 Innsbruck (

The application should include: CV including a description of scholarly and professional career; list of scientific publications; list of ongoing and completed research projects (amount of funding, funding body, duration); planned research activities; list of courses taught and teaching evaluations; electronic copies of five significant publications. The application and all accompanying documents should be submitted per e-mail in English.

For the position the gross salary is between 63.996 and 75.000 Euro per year depending on qualification. Beyond that the university offers attractive additional benefits ( Additional personnel will not be provided. The full text in German, comprehensive information on the Department of Banking and Finance, and the current state of the appointment procedure is available at:


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