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Tenure-Track Postion for Finance - Mergers & Acquisitions.

In accordance with the collective agreement for employees, the Department of Corporate Finance at the Faculty of Social Science, Economics & Business announces an opening for a Tenure Track position “Finance – Mergers & Acquisitions” at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. The candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree.

In accordance with the collective agreement for employees and the Universities Act, the Department of Corporate Finance at the Faculty of Social Science, Economics & Business announces an opening for a full-time (40 h/week), six-year Tenure Track position at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. The candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree.

The position is aimed at highly qualified junior researchers who specialize and hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. in the field of “Finance – Mergers & Acquisitions”. The position includes the possibility of a qualification agreement that may lead to a permanent position as Associate Professor (§ 99 Sec. 5 and 6 of the Universities Act) given the successful completion of the requirements stated in the agreement.

The successful candidate should have an outstanding academic track record after the Doctorate/Ph.D. (completed no longer than 2 years ago [with the exception of parental leave]), show excellence in academic publishing, and possess outstanding university-level teaching experience. Please see the detailed job profile for information about the position’s strategic research orientation and focus, the type of research expected, the teaching requirements, the required practical experience, the most significant qualification objectives to be met as part of the position, essential information about the existing research infrastructure, as well as other position-specific requirements in the info box.

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Contact

Prof. Helmut Pernsteiner
P +43 732 2468 7080
E-Mail helmut.pernsteiner@jku.at

Employment Terms

Initially limited to a 6-year period; prospect of a permanent position (§ 99 Austrian Universities Act)

Application Deadline

February 27, 2019

The minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement of 2018 is EUR 51,955.40 gross per year. After the qualification agreement is concluded, the minimum salary rises to EUR 61,441.80 gross per year.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Helmut Pernsteiner, +43 732 2468 7080, helmut.pernsteiner@jku.at.

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications from women. If applicants are equally qualified, women will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified candidates with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

In compliance with a three-week application period, prospective candidates interested in this multifaceted position are invited to submit their application to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University by February 27, 2019 at the latest. We look forward to receiving your application submitted in German via https://forms.jku.at/pm/tenuretrack?lang=en.

Please attach the following documents with your application: cover letter including a letter of intent and qualifications for the position, current CV, list of publications, the three publications you consider to be most important, list of all previously held courses and lectures (including evaluation results if available), list of former research projects and collaboration efforts, list of previous practical experiences related to your research and teaching activities, summary of planned projects and objectives in research and teaching.