Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Innovation & Finance (M/F)

open until filled
Social Sciences, Economics, Finance, Innovation Management
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for a

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Innovation & Finance (M/F)

The Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance (FDEF) of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for an Assistant Professor (M/F) in Finance with a focus on innovation, or related fields in particular empirical finance.

  • Ref: R-STR-8028-00-A (F2- Innovation & Finance (to be mentioned in all correspondence))
  • Fixed-term contract 60 months
  • Full-time position (40 h/week)
  • Earliest starting date: 1 September 2020

The position at the Assistant Professor level follows University of Luxembourg’s tenure-track career scheme and a possibility of promotion will be given after 5 years upon positive evaluation.

Your Role

The Professor shall play an active role in establishing the LSF (Luxembourg School of Finance) as a leading European finance group; the package we offer is commensurate with this ambition. In particular, shall be engaged in research, teaching, and administrative duties. The candidates shall teach in the newly created common first year of the master programs. In addition, the candidate shall teach in the risk management track of the Master of Banking and Finance.

Information about the position can be obtained from Professor Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal (e-mail:

Your Profile

The candidate shall show potential for highest quality research and publications in the top finance and/or economics journals. Additional requirements include a PhD in Finance or Economics or related disciplines.

The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and in one of the two official languages of Luxembourg: French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other official language and provides access to language courses to this end.

We offer

  • An international team at a young, dynamic university,
  • An interdisciplinary research environment,
  • A wide network of academic, institutional and corporate partners,
  • Skilled support staff and team-oriented work environment,
  • Offices located in Luxembourg City’s main business district,
  • Competitive salary and benefits.

Further Information

Applications should contain a motivation letter and a detailed CV, and a job market paper. Confidential letters of recommendations shall be send directly by the letter writers. The LSF will attend the ASSA meetings in San Diego.

All applications and letters of recommendations should be sent by e-mail before 1st November 2019 to the following address:

E-mail :

The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.

All applications will be handled in strict confidence.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

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