The Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE – Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe – promotes high-quality research and independent policy advice on all aspects dealing with the structure and functioning of the financial system. It is committed to contributing to the strengthening of a sustainable and resilient financial architecture that promotes innovation and serves the needs of the economy and its citizens. Researchers from the fields of economics, law and political science collaborate at SAFE.
Based on a joint appointment process, SAFE and the Faculty of Economics and Business at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main invites applications for the following position as civil servant or public employee starting at the earliest possible date:
Professorship (W2) of Household Finance
We are seeking a financial economist with an outstanding research record in the area of Household Finance (JEL G5). The ideal candidate will contribute actively to the research activities of SAFE and aid in establishing and motivating a team of junior scholars with the aim to produce excellent research output on the topic of Household Finance and neighboring fields.
The ideal candidate brings the potential to develop into the Director of SAFE’s Area of Household Finance. In this future role, she/he would also be a member of the SAFE Scientific Board and play an active role in the development of the Institute’s research profile. Already existing experience of the candidate in leading research teams is appreciated.
The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the transfer activities of SAFE by making his/her research results accessible to a broader public and participating in public debates. Experience in academic policy advice in an international setting is therefore highly appreciated.
Candidates must possess the capacity for effective teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels. PhD teaching is in English and BSc or MSc courses can be taught in either German or English. The teaching load is three hours per week during the academic semester.
The designated salary for the position is based on the German university pay scale or equivalent. SAFE and Goethe University are committed to increasing the proportion of female faculty and therefore especially encourage women to apply. Applications of researchers with international experience are explicitly encouraged. Applicants with disabilities having equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see: www.vakante-professuren.uni-frankfurt.de
Researchers with an excellent international record in research and teaching are invited to submit their application in English, accompanied by the usual documents (including CV, records of publications and teaching, teaching evaluations, and copies of certificates) and citing the reference “Professorship of Household Finance” until 24 January 2021 via email to the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at Goethe University: email@example.com
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Andreas Hackethal: firstname.lastname@example.org