Assistant Professor in Finance

Assistant Professor in Finance

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27 Oct 13 Nov Rotterdam

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Job description

You are contributing to our reputation for excellent research and teaching in our undergraduate, master and executive education programmes.

Your main tasks
  • Conduct research of high-quality to be submitted to top journals in the field (Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, JFQA and Review of Finance) or in management (Management Science).

  • Attend seminars and conferences.

  • Build an international network and gain visibility in the field

  • Develop teaching skills by obtaining a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) during the first three years of the tenure track.

  • Engage in teaching innovation and teach courses in our bachelor and master programmes.

  • To teach in executive education (MBA, Executive MBA, open and custom programmes) in the second half of the tenure track.

  • Contribute to a collegial atmosphere in the department and take new initiatives.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


You should have a Ph.D. degree, or expect to complete a Ph.D. in the near future and should demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching. You should have a good command of the English language.

Your required competences
You have well-developed analytical, communication and social competences.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 6 years.

Appointments at the assistant professor level are six-year tenure-track positions. The mid-term evaluation takes place 3 years into the contract and the tenure and promotion decision is made 5 years into the tenure track. The compensation package is competitive at the European level and includes several secondary benefits (such as a pension plan). Favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

RSM Finance has access to excellent facilities, including most major databases (WRDS, CRSP, Compustat, Datastream, Bloomberg, I/B/E/S, Thomson One, TAQ, etc.) and a modern building with great views of the city of Rotterdam. Rotterdam is a pleasant and lively harbor city with 600,000 inhabitants located in the west of the Netherlands that provides attractive living conditions for international faculty. The use of English in daily life poses no problem and air, road, and railway connections with major European and U.S. cities are excellent. The standards of healthcare and education in the Netherlands are high, while the costs are low relative to Anglo-Saxon countries.

Salary is subject to training and experience. The compensation package is competitive at the European level and includes several secondary benefits (such as a pension plan). Favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

Erasmus University Rotterdam offers attractive employment conditions, including an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, holiday allowance of 8 per cent, extensive leave facilities for a healthy work-life balance (41 days a year based on a 40-hour work week), and a good pension fund.


Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe's top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM's primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China.

RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.


The Department of Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM Finance) has a large international faculty educated at renowned institutions in Europe, the U.S., and Asia. The group has a strong research tradition, as evidenced by publications in top journals, an active Ph.D. program, and research visits to leading U.S. schools.
RSM Finance is part of the Erasmus Finance Group, which also includes the faculty of the Erasmus School of Economics. Erasmus Finance runs a regular seminar series with speakers from top international schools, a separate brown bag seminar, several annual conferences, and a visitor program with eminent finance scholars. Erasmus Finance is supported by the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) through extensive research support to our faculty.


  • Assistant professor
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • P664911-1


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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