Assistant Professorship (Tenure Track) in Private Markets (100%) (Universität St.Gallen)

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Assistant Professorship (Tenure-Track) in
Private Markets (100%)

The University of St.Gallen and its School of Finance are seeking candidates for an assistant professorship in the field of Private Markets. The new professor will be part of the School of Finance and the new Center for Financial Services Innovation (FSI-HSG). The candidate is expected to participate in the Center’s activities and contribute to research, teaching, and knowledge transfer into the industry and society. An affiliation with the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI) is an option.

To be considered for this position, applicants should have a Ph.D. in finance (or be near completion) and an excellent track record in research and teaching in Private Markets (Private Equity, Private Debt, Infrastructure, etc). The position involves the usual teaching load in English at all levels with the opportunity to teach at the executive level.

The appointment is a tenure track position with the option to be promoted to associate professor after 6 years (with an intermediate evaluation after 3 years).

The University of St.Gallen is committed to promoting equal opportunities and an inclusive working culture. In pursuit of increased gender equality, we especially welcome applications from women. To further strengthen diversity, we encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.

We seek candidates per August, 2023, or by mutual agreement. For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Tereza Tykvova, Chair of the Appointment Committee ( The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with indication of the most relevant contributions, a job market paper and two reference letters. Candidates should submit their application in electronic form at The deadline for applications is August 31, 2022.

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