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Expression of Interest for the Position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Corporate Finance (Fintech)

The Department of Business and Management invites young and promising scholars to express their interests for one full-time Assistant/Associate professorship of Corporate Finance. We see this as an opportunity to further strengthen Luiss University’s ambition to become one of the leading research and teaching centres in Europe.


We seek candidates with a strong commitment to research and teaching and the aspiration to contribute to Luiss University’s international expansion and visibility.

Candidates must hold a PhD from a leading university, have a teaching experience coherent with their career rank, a proven ability to deal with primary sources, and a relevant record of publications.

Ideal candidates will show a passionate drive to develop research projects and engage in Luiss University’s dynamic and stimulating academic environment, contributing to its further development. They will have research experience on and intend to pursue research projects in the field of corporate finance, with a focus on one or more of the following topics: capital budgeting, financial valuation, corporate governance, finance and technology, digital finance, empirical corporate finance, corporate funding strategies, corporate investments.

They will be able to teach and publish in English.

Role and Responsibilities

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Corporate Finance is expected to undertake rigorous and innovative research in their field of interest, publish in high quality international outlets, and provide academic assistance or leadership in research activities. They are also expected to contribute to the collegial and intellectual life of the University and of the Luiss community at large.

This position of Assistant Professor is for a three-year fixed-term contract, with the possibility of renewal upon positive evaluation from the Department. Teaching load is one course per year either in an undergraduate or post-graduate program.

The position of Associate Professor offers the opportunity to launch new research streams while teaching on preferred subjects. Teaching load is two courses per year either in an undergraduate or post-graduate program. Teaching assistantships are available.

For both positions, teaching can be either in English, Italian or both. The position holder will also supervise master’s dissertations and bachelor’s papers in their field. Appointments are full time and the salary is competitive.

About the Department of Business and Management and the Department of Law

The Department of Business and Management offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs. The Department of Business and Management and the Luiss Business School are EQUIS accredited. Primary areas of faculty research include: accounting and performance measurement systems; business, corporate and international strategy; corporate governance; digital innovation and transformation; ethics, responsibility and sustainability; finance and banking; innovation and industry evolution; law and economics; marketing and consumer behaviour; organization theory and HRM; computer and data science. A complete list of Department members can be found here.

Expression of Interest

To express your interest for this position please upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter illustrating your research program for the next five years
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of (maximum three) publications or working papers (please upload all publications/working papers in a single file)

To submit your interest and upload the documents please click on the following button:

For further information, please consult: (no expressions of interest to be submitted via mail

Luiss University welcomes expressions of interest from international and female scholars, in line with its commitment to increase their number among its faculty.

Closing date: September 2, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. (Central European Summer Time CEST, UTC+2)