[FAM-news] Professor position in Asset Pricing at University of Gothenburg (fwd)

Walter Schachermayer by way of Andreas Schamanek schamane at fam.tuwien.ac.at
Thu Jun 22 11:55:36 CEST 2006

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From: Walter Schachermayer
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Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 11:46:05 +0200 (CEST)
From: Catalin Starica <starica at math.chalmers.se>
Subject: Professor position in Asset Pricing at University of Gothenburg

Dear Colleague,

Please find atached the announcement [see plain text copy below] for a 
professor position in Asset Pricing at University of Gothenburg. The 
position is at a senior level but good not-so-senior researchers are 
incourage to apply. The Center for Finance is actively trying to build 
up its areas of competence and young, enthusiastic people are of an 
utmost interest to us. Note that, even though the deadline is rather 
close, there is a certain amount of flexibility in the application 
process. We would be happy to get some strong signal of interest 
rather soon (even if the full application dossier takes a little 
longer to complete).

For more info on the Center for Finance please go to


I would be very greatful if you could forward this mail to anyone you
might think could be interested.


Catalin Starica

PS: The Center is also looking for someone in Corporate Finance. See

[attachemnt with word document converted to plain text by admin]

   Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs universitet är en stimulerande
   mötesplats för ca 7000 studenter och närmare 500 anställda.
   Handelshögskolan är unik genom sin kombination av ekonomi och juridik
   inom såväl forskning som undervisning.

   Felix Neuberghs professur i Bank och Finansvetenskap

   REF NR 311 1640/06 med placering vid Centrum för finans.

   Handelshögskolans fakultetsnämnd.

   Sista ansökningsdag: 2006-06-29

   Pending budgetary approval and administrative process, The School of
   Business, Economics and Law at Göteborg University, Sweden, invites
   applications to the Felix Neubergh chair in Banking and Finance,
   specifically Financial Markets and Asset Pricing. The professor will
   hold a position at the Centre for Finance. The Centre for Finance is a
   joint venture between the Department of Business Administration and
   the Department of Economics. Candidates must have an established
   research record and a demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and
   graduate student supervision. The successful candidate is expected to
   teach courses at any level (in English). Furthermore, candidates are
   expected to show great ability in and proved evidence of successful
   teamwork. Salary and other employment conditions are negotiable, and
   the salary will be competitive within Scandinavia. The selected
   candidate will be expected to take up the position as soon as

   Applications should include a current CV (in English) with a written
   summary of scientific, teaching, administrative, and other
   qualifications relevant for the position as well as the names of three
   references whom we may contact. Reference to a maximum of 10
   scientific publications and 10 other publications reflecting teaching
   skills (e.g. textbooks, other teaching materials, editorials and
   contributions to popular magazines etc.) should be included. Three
   identical sets of those works should be kept available until the
   university gives instruction as to which reviewers they should be

   Under the higher Swedish Education Ordinance (SFS 1993:100), "a person
   who has demonstrated both academic and teaching skills shall be
   qualified for appointment as a professor. As much attention shall be
   given to the assessment of teaching skills as to the assessment of
   academic skills. Assessment for the appointment of teachers shall be
   based on the degree in which a candidate possesses the skill required
   to qualify for the appointment. Furthermore, regard shall be paid to
   the degree in which a candidate possesses administrative and other
   skills of importance, taking into account the subject matter
   determined by the institution of higher education for the position and
   the duties that the position will involve. Moreover regard shall be
   paid to the degree in which a candidate possesses skills in developing
   and managing activities and staff at the institution of higher
   education and aptitude in interacting with the surrounding community
   and informing people about research and development projects."
   More detailed information about the position can be obtained from
   Professor Lennart Hjalmarsson, +46 31 773 1345, e-mail:
   lennart.hjalmarsson at economics.gu.se

   Union representatives:
   SACO Inger Wilgotson Lundh, tel. int +46 31 773 1989
   OFR/S Eva Sjögren, tel. int +46 31 773 1169
   SEKO Lennart Olsson, tel. int +46 31 773 1173
   Application, including the reference number E 311 1640/06, must be
   received by June 29, 2006, e-mailed or sent to (with a copy to the
   School Recruitment Board, lennart.hjalmarsson at economics.gu.se).
   Göteborg University
   Box 100
   SE-405 30 Göteborg
   Sverige (Sweden)
   registrator at adm.gu.se

   Situated in the city centre of Göteborg, The School of Business,
   Economics and Law is a highly research-oriented school within Göteborg
   University, a stimulating meeting-place for about 7000 students and
   nearly 500 faculty and staff. Areas of specialization include
   Accounting, Business Information Systems, Law, Industrial
   Organisation, International Business and Management.

   Göteborgs universitet är ett av de stora i Europa med nio fakulteter,
   drygt 51 000 studenter och 5 500 anställda. Inom universitetet finns
   konst, samhällsvetenskap, naturvetenskap, humaniora,
   utbildningsvetenskap, lärarutbildning, IT-universitet, Handelshögskola
   och Sahlgrenska akademin med medicin, vårdvetenskap och odontologi.
   Unik bredd inom utbildning och forskning erbjuder goda möjligheter
   till kreativ samverkan mellan vetenskaper samt med näringsliv och
   offentliga aktörer. Högt sökandetryck och nobelpris vittnar om
   universitetets höga kvalitet.


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