KLU - Kühne Logistics University / Finance: Assistant / Associate Professor


Kuehne Logistics University (KLU) in Hamburg, Germany seeks applications from qualified candidates in finance, specifically in the area of corporate finance for the position of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Finance, to be filled ideally by September 2020, but earlier or later dates are negotiable. Qualified applicants should have a PhD in finance by the time of employment.

KLU welcomes applications from candidates with a research interest in corporate finance, supply chain finance, or other fields where the candidate convincingly argues that his or her research can be positioned naturally at a university like KLU. Candidates are expected to publish their work in the leading journals in finance, such as those in the FT50 journal list, and create impact with their work on policy makers and industry leaders. We have a strong preference for candidates that conduct empirical work.

Teaching load is attractive, with about three quarter-length courses as the nominal load, and may include teaching at the undergraduate, master and PhD level, as well as executive education. Language of instruction is English.

KLU is a novel international boutique university located in Hamburg. KLU is ranked first tier among business schools in the German-speaking countries both for teaching and research. Hamburg is generally included among the top-10 best places to live in the world.

Remuneration is internationally competitive with an attractive research support budget.

KLU is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse, inclusive and pluralistic intellectual community. With all current and upcoming faculty openings we look to further increase this diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or disabilities.

A complete application will include a CV, research statement, teaching statement, and the names of three references. Applications are open now, and can be submitted via email to klu-jobs@m.personio.de. Reviews will start 1st July 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. We may conduct Skype interviews in the first round. A campus visit is part of the final selection procedure.