Financial and Actuarial Mathematics  
TU Wien, Austria  


The Institute for Finance, Banking and Insurance is currently inviting applications for a

100% Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position

in Professor Josef Zechner`s group.

This employee position will be limited to a period from July 1, 2011 (commencement date subject to change) until June 30, 2017 (ArbeitnehmerIn der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien gem. § 128 UG 2002 idgF).

Please note that under the terms of the WU personnel development plan, the position of Assistant Professor, non-tenure track, is limited to an employment period of not more than six years. Applicants who are already employed at WU as substitute employees can therefore only be employed for the time remaining to complete the six-year period. Persons who have already been employed at WU in an Assistant Professor, non-tenure track position cannot be re-employed in this position at WU (except as a substitute employee) due to legal restrictions.


  • Teaching (Bachelor): Finance
  • Teaching (Master): Finance
  • Research in Professor Zechner's group in one or several of the following areas:
    Asset Management, Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Banking

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Doctoral Degree in Economics or Business Administration or equivalent qualification

Desirable skills and qualifications:

  • Research experience in one of the following areas of financial economics: Corporate Finance, Asset Management, Asset Pricing, Risk Management, Banking or in a related field, e.g. Decision Theory, Corporate Governance, Game Theory
  • Teaching experience

Reference Number: 1783

Application materials can be submitted online until June 1, 2011.

Travel and lodging expenses:
We regret that WU cannot reimburse applicants travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the selection and/or hiring process.

Equal opportunities:
WU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to increase the number of its female faculty and staff members, especially in management positions. Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference.

Further information and application: http://www.wu.ac.at/jobs - Reference Number: 1783

Further information about the Institute for Finance, Banking and Insurance: www.wu.ac.at/finance

WU has an Equal Opportunities Working Group (information in German).

Bei der Bewerbung bitte auf die FAM-jobs Seite verweisen.