Assistant Professor in Financial Economics

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    Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH)
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    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    28/11/2021 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Netherlands › Halle (Saale)


The Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association and the Faculty of Law, Economics and Business at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg jointly seek qualified candidates to fill a position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Financial Economics (W1) (f/m/x).

We expect the candidate (f/m/x) to possess an excellent research profile in financial economics and the will­ingness to further develop the interaction between the financial system and the real economy at the IWH. A quantitative research approach and experience with the latest empirical methods, as well as a desire to apply economic research to policy questions are desirable. The IWH is one of seven economic research institutes of the Leibniz Association in Germany (www.iwh-halle.de). It focuses on research in structural change and productivity, finance, and macroeconomics. The Assistant Professor will join the Financial Markets department at the IWH.
Besides the formal requirements listed below the successful candidate has the potential for successful publications in excellent international journals, and ideally an existing network of international research collaborations. It is expected that the candidate will teach in the Faculty’s Bachelor and Master degree programmes. While knowledge of German is desirable, it is not a requirement for the position. There is a reduced teaching load of two hours per week per semester.

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The Professorship is assigned to the Faculty of Law, Economics and Business at the Martin Luther Univer­sity Halle-Wittenberg.

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Applications including CV, list of publications, references, documentation of previous teaching experience including evaluation reports, list of conference talks and successfully acquired third-party funds shall be submitted preferably to EconJobMarket (EJM: https://econjobmarket.org/), Job Openings for Economists (JOE: https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/candidate) or via the Apply button until November 28, 2021.
For inquiries about the position, you can contact the vice president of the IWH and head of the Depart­ment Financial Markets, Professor Michael Koetter, PhD at michael.koetter@iwh-halle.de.

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Specific Requirements

Applicants need to fulfil the pre-conditions of appointment as stipulated in section 40 of the Saxony-Anhalt State Law of Universities. In particular, a completed university degree, pedagogical ability and a special aptitude for scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by the completion of a PhD in Economics or Finance by summer of 2022 at the latest. As a rule, the time period between the final doc­toral degree examination and the application for this junior professorship should not exceed six years. Junior professorships are filled on the basis of a temporary civil service contract, initially for a period of three years. The position shall be renewed for a further three years conditional upon a positive interim evaluation. The working place is Halle (Saale).

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Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and IWH
Halle (Saale)
Kleine Maerkerstrasse 8

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