Associate Professorship in Economics of Financial Intermediaries
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Deadline for applications(4 days left)
Freie Universität Bozen - Free University of Bozen-BolzanoBozen/Bolzano (Italien)
The Faculty of Economics and Management of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is seeking excellent candidates to
fill the following academic position
Associate Professor in
Economics of Financial Intermediaries
(13/B4 - SECS-P/11 - Economia degli intermediari finanziari)
Candidates should have a PhD in Finance or a related discipline and possess significant experience in teaching to
warrant appointment as an associate professor. The preferred candidate is able to teach in German, and has a
portfolio of courses that may include economics of financial intermediaries, banking, financial markets, investment
management. Candidates must have an excellent record of scientific publications with high impact factor consistent
with type "A" publications as indicated by the Italian National Research Agency ANVUR-GEV13. All fields of
Financial intermediation, Banking, Financial Markets, Investments will be considered. The successful candidate will
join the Research Cluster in Financial Markets and Regulation and take an active lead in the development of research
initiatives in her/his areas of expertise. The Research Cluster is looking for candidates who want to develop
research and innovative teaching on the role and impact of new technologies for banks, nonbank financial intermediaries
and investment funds.
The position offered is at the Associate Professor Level in Economics of Financial Intermediaries (Professore Associato in
the scientific sector SECS-P/11 under the Italian academic system). The position is tenured, full-time, and with a minimum
teaching load of 120 hours per academic year.
The position compensation structure is competitive with that of top European universities and, depending on individual
circumstances, may give rise to fiscal advantages. The expected starting date is April 2019, but it is subject to the approval
of a new Master degree in Accounting and Finance by the Italian Minister of University and Research (MIUR).
For further information, please contact Prof. Maurizio Murgia - firstname.lastname@example.org. For general information about
the position, terms and conditions of working at the Faculty of Economics and Management please contact the Dean
Prof. Oswin Maurer - email@example.com.
According to Italian legislation, only candidates already holding an equivalent academic position (Associate Professor)
at their current foreign university qualify for a "direct call from abroad".
Furthermore, the Selection Committee will consider applicants meeting the following conditions:
a) evidence of high-quality teaching and mentoring through student or department evaluations;
b) significant level of service to the department, the university and the profession;
c) evidence of ability to raise external funds for research;
d) knowledge of at least two of the three official teaching languages at the Faculty of Economics and Management
(German, Italian, English).
The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano aims at increasing the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore
specifically encourages female scientists to submit their expression of interest.
About the Faculty
The Faculty of Economics and Management was founded in 1998 and counts at present over 1000 students and more
than 50 faculty members who study and work in three languages: German, Italian and English. Through academic excellence
in research and teaching, the Faculty contributes to the development of the South-Tyrolean economy while
being solidly connected to international scientific networks.
Research carried out in our faculty has been ranked no 2 in the ANVUR Research Quality Assessment in Italy in 2017
and the University is among the Top-10 small universities worldwide according to THE (Times Higher Education). The
working language of the Faculty of Economics and Management is English, though class teaching is also in German and
Italian. More information is available on the Faculty's website:
Please send your expression of interest, together with a detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications, an indication of
your research focus, a short description of courses taught, your teaching evaluations, as well as a statement of your
current academic position. We recommend the use of the form "Attachment A - University Academic CV" available on
the following website: https://www.unibz.it/en/home/position-calls/positions-for-academic-staff/?group=58&year=2018
Your application, duly signed and dated on the last page, must be sent to Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Faculty of
Economics and Management, attn. Mrs. Monika Bauer, Universitätsplatz 1, 39100 Bozen, or by e-mail:
Expressions of interest will be accepted until Sunday, August 26th, 2018. Short-listed candidates will be
invited to a preliminary skype interview in the days of either September 13 or September 14, 2018, and
afterwards, on September 24, or September 25 or September 26, 2018, for a personal interview at the
Bolzano campus of the Faculty of Economics and Management.
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