Franklin University Switzerland seeks applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance in the Department of International Management. The position is full-time, renewable and with a clear promotion ladder. The position begins in August 2020, pending funding.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Finance or Financial Management or a related discipline at the time of hire. He or she will teach undergraduate and occasional graduate courses in two or more of the following areas: managerial finance, international finance, and/or financial risk management. There is also the opportunity to contribute to the design and development of innovative courses in the finance area and within the International Management Department. Practical experience in industry or secondary expertise in management is desirable. The normal course load is six courses per year (36-38 ECTS annually).

Consistent with the mission of the University, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship, have an active research agenda, and contribute to the Academic Travel program, a fundamental part of Franklin’s international curriculum. Ideally, candidates will be conversant in one of the official languages of Switzerland and demonstrate an interest in interdisciplinary, collaborative research and teaching.

Videoconferencing interviews for shortlisted candidates followed by on-campus interviews for finalists. Please submit electronically a letter of application, CV with names and contact information for three references, a sample scholarly article, and recent teaching evaluations to

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2019.

Franklin University Switzerland is a private liberal arts university located in Lugano and is accredited both in the USA and Switzerland. Franklin University Switzerland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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