Sparkasse Assistant Professor of Finance (f/m/d)

in the Finance & Accounting Group of WHU.

Starting: March 1, 2021 or later
Locations: WHU Campus Vallendar
Previous degree: Ph.D. or an equivalent academic qualification

Job Description

  • Conducting teaching across the various WHU degree programs in English
  • Performing research in finance and publishing in leading research journals
  • Mentoring final theses (Bachelor, Master, MBA) and doctoral students
  • Performing services to the academic community

Job Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent academic qualification in Finance or a closely related discipline
  • Outstanding research record as evidenced by publications in leading academic journals, presentations at excellent conferences, or a promising research pipeline
  • Teaching experience, especially in English
  • Outstanding English communication skills
  • International experience is advantageous

Academic Environment

WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and supply chain management. Research at WHU adheres to three research principles: quality, internationality, as well as practical and academic relevance. WHU faculty consistently publish their research in the most prestigious journals.

What we offer

WHU offers a competitive salary as well as an attractive package consisting of a research budget and a mentoring program for Assistant Professors. The appointment is initially for three years and can be extended for an additional three years conditional upon a positive mid-term review. WHU offers the opportunity for tenure-track if the WHU requirements for a tenure-track are met (e.g., excellence in research). Moreover, our modern campuses provide faculty with a high-quality research and teaching infrastructure. WHU is an equal opportunity employer and thus welcomes applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. We believe in the benefits of diversity and therefore foster an international, inclusive, and inspiring working environment. We also offer opportunities for personal development, including language courses as well as integration assistance for new faculty members.


Do you want to be a part of WHU?
Come join our team!

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send your application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, full publication list, teaching evaluations, and names of up to three references via Interfolio following this link:

For informal inquiries about the position, please do not hesitate to contact:

Allianz Endowed Chair of Finance

Professor Markus Rudolf

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If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please feel free to contact:

Welcome Center Manager

Diana Stasch

+49 (0)261 6509 156
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