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Universität Duisburg-Essen: Postdoc in Finance

We are one of the youngest universities in Germany and think in terms of possibilities, not limitations. In the heart of the Ruhr Area, we develop ideas of the future at our 11 faculties. We are strong in research and teaching, in living diversity, as well as in supporting potential. We are highly committed to an educational equality that has earned this name. The University of Duisburg-Essen is looking for the following person(s) to join the Faculty of Business Administration – Mercator School of Management, Chair of Finance (Prof. Dr. Martin Hibbeln)

Research assistant (Postdoc) (f/m/d) at universities
(Pay category 13 TV-L, 100%)

In a young team, you can expect exciting, current, and practice-relevant tasks in the topics of empirical capital market research, risk management in financial institutions and structured (financial) products. We offer a creative, dynamic working environment and support you in presenting research results at international conferences and publishing them in renowned international journals.

Your main tasks:
• active participation in research and practical projects
• independent preparation of scientific publications and presentations at international conferences
• participation in the teaching activities of the chair

Within the scope of the activity, the opportunity to prepare for habilitation will be given.

Your profile:
• excellent completed doctoral degree with focus on finance
• enthusiasm for scientific work in the main research topics of the chair
• very good analytical skills and knowledge in quantitative research methods
• experience in university teaching in the field of finance or quantitative methods
• very good written and spoken English; good German language skills are advantageous
• first publication experience in the context of published papers or papers in the publication process in renowned journals is desirable
• extensive experience in empirical work as well as knowledge of machine learning methods and/or text analysis is desirable
• first experiences in acquiring or carrying out third-party funded projects are desirable
• initiative, commitment, determination, ability to work in a team and creativity

We offer:
• participation in current research projects with the intention of publication in renowned, international peer-reviewed journals
• participation in carrying out highly competitive third-party funded research projects
• funding for research expenses and conference visits
• a finance area (incl. banking and insurance) with currently 5 permanent university professorships/chairs
• access to an international research network
• access to important databases (e.g. Eikon incl. Datastream, Factiva, Markit)
• possibility for further methodical and didactical qualification
• possibility to work from home
• discounted company ticket
• sports and health offers (university sports)

Gross pay: 52.206 – 59.189 € (depending on working experience)
Start date: 1st of May 2023 or later
Contract duration: 36 months (with option of extension)
Working time: 100 % of a full-time position
Application deadline: 21.03.2023

The University of Duisburg-Essen aims to promote the diversity of its members.
It aims to increase the proportion of women among scientific staff and therefore strongly encourages applications from women with relevant qualifications.
In accordance with the State Equal Opportunities Act, women are given preferential consideration if they are equally qualified.
Applications from suitable severely disabled persons and persons of equal status within the meaning of Section 2 (3) SGB IX are welcome.

Please send your application with the usual documents, stating the reference number 087-23 to Prof. Dr. Martin Hibbeln, (E-Mail For further inquiries please contact in advance Mr.
Noah Urban ( Information about the faculty and the position to be advertised can be found at .

Call for Papers: Emerging Trends in Data Science and Business Analytics Models and Applications, Decision Analytics Journal (Special Issue)

The accelerating volume of data in organizations has made data science and business analytics one of the fastest-growing fields across every industry. Data science and business analytics apply mathematical, statistical, operational research, and information systems modeling to solve real-life problems from productivity to sustainability in business, engineering, and sciences. Specialized programming, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, game theory, simulation, and optimization are widely used in data science and business analytics to uncover actionable insights hidden in organizational data. These insights can be used to find patterns in data, identify causes and effects, evaluate future scenarios, find optimal solutions, and make informed decisions in business and politics.

Guest editors:
Prof. Dr. Mark Broere, Leibniz-FH, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Prof. Dr. Robin Christmann, Leibniz-FH, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Prof. Dr. Andreas Dellnitz, Leibniz-FH, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Prof. Dr. Mohsen Afsharian, Leibniz-FH, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Special issue information:
This special issue aims to bring together high-quality original research related to the theory and application of data science and business analytics in areas that include but are not limited to:

• Accounting Analytics and Auditing
• Corporate Governance and Management
• Cyber Security and IT Management
• Digital Markets and Platforms
• Economic Policy
• Investment and Financial Management
• Law and Economics
• Marketing Analytics
• Organization Design
• Production and Logistics
• Sustainable Business Management
• Visual Decision Support

Manuscript submission information:

Important Dates:
Submission Open Date: 15/02/2023
Manuscript Submission Deadline: 30/06/2023
Editorial notification: October 2023

You are invited to submit your manuscript at any time before the submission deadline. For any inquiries about the appropriateness of contribution topics, please contact the executive guest editors: Dr. Mohsen Afsharian,

The journal’s submission platform (Editorial Manager®) is now available for receiving submissions to this Special Issue. Please refer to the Guide for Authors to prepare your manuscript and select the article type of “VSI:Analytics Trends” when submitting your manuscript online. Both the Guide for Authors and the submission portal could be found on the Journal Homepage here: Decision Analytics Journal – Elsevier


Data science; Business analytics, Sustainable management; Rules & corporate decisions; Operational research, Artificial intelligence; Machine learning; Game theory; Simulation; Optimization

Why publish in this Special Issue?

    • Special Issue articles are published together on ScienceDirect, making it incredibly easy for other researchers to discover your work.
    • Special content articles are downloaded on ScienceDirect twice as often within the first 24 months than articles published in regular issues.
    • Special content articles attract 20% more citations in the first 24 months than articles published in regular issues.
    • All articles in this special issue will be reviewed by no fewer than two independent experts to ensure the quality, originality and novelty of the work published.

Learn more about the benefits of publishing in a special issue:

Interested in becoming a guest editor? Discover the benefits of guest editing a special issue and the valuable contribution that you can make to your field:

St.Gallen Institute of Management in Asia of the University of St.Gallen: Research Associate in Private Equity

The St.Gallen Institute of Management in Asia of the University of St.Gallen seeks to hire for its Singapore Office a

Research Associate in Private Equity

per September 1st, 2023 or mutual agreement.

Entry level candidates with a master degree in Banking and/or Finance and aim to pursue academic oriented research activities. Candidates for this position are expected to enroll in the PhD program in Finance at the University of St.Gallen. The position is based in Singapore and allows to experience the advantages of being located in Asia – one of the world’s most dynamic regions.

– Joining a dedicated team in order to further develop the University’s presence in Asia
– Contributing to research in the areas of private equity and private equity infrastructure
– Supporting the institute’s teaching and project initiatives

The University of St.Gallen concentrates Asia-related academic activities in Singapore at its St.Gallen Institute of Management in Asia (SGI-HSG). Further information regarding the institute’s recent activities can be found at:

Applications should include a motivation letter, a transcript of grades and a CV.
All applications should be submitted electronically latest by April 15th, 2023 to
Prof. Dr. Stefan Morkoetter:


Call for Papers: European Sustainable Finance PhD Workshop

European Sustainable Finance PhD Workshop
June 13-15, 2023 in Utrecht

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) is organizing a PhD workshop together with colleagues from EDHEC, ESCP, KU Leuven, Warwick Business School, and University of Augsburg on the topic of Sustainable Finance. We invite PhD students to apply to present and discuss their current research to professors and other PhD students with a focus on Sustainable Finance. The workshop will take place in-person from June 13 to June 15, 2023 in Utrecht.

The submission is open to a wide-range of theoretical and empirical work on Sustainable Finance including, but not limited to Corporate Finance and Governance, Asset Pricing, Climate Finance, and ESG Investing. The presentation of single authored papers is particularly encouraged.

Please submit your journal-article length paper (PDF) and CV to by March 15, 2023. Applicants must be enrolled as PhD students at the time of the workshop. The program committee’s decision will be announced in April 2023. Selected students will receive a travel grant (250EUR) and free accommodation over the duration of the workshop.

We are happy to announce that the program committee will give a best paper award (only single authored works) and best discussion award. In addition, Stefano Battiston (U Zurich) will be our keynote guest. The workshop is in close collaboration with the Sustainable Finance Lab.

Program Committee:
Alberta Di Giuli (ESCP), Olivier David Zerbib (EDHEC), Irene Monasterolo (EDHEC), Jeroen Derwall (U Utrecht), Naciye Sekerci (KU Leuven), Nickolay Gantchev (Warwick), Rients Galema (U Utrecht), Sebastian Utz (U Augsburg), Thomas Walther (U Utrecht)

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ESCP Business School, Campus Berlin: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d)

Am Lehrstuhl für Finanzierung und Investition (Prof. Dr. Ulrich Pape) der ESCP Business School, Campus Berlin ist ab 01.04.2023 (oder später) eine Stelle zu besetzen als:

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d)
50% der regelmäßigen Arbeitszeit

In Forschung und Lehre befassen wir uns mit Fragestellungen der Unternehmensfinanzierung (Corporate Finance) sowie der Unternehmensbewertung. Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte untersuchen z B die Bedeutung von Acceleratoren für die Startup-Finanzierung, die Rolle des CFO für den Erfolg eines Unternehmens sowie den Wertsteigerungsbeitrag von M&A Transaktionen.


Sie verstärken unser Team durch Mitarbeit in Forschung und Lehre sowie im Lehrstuhlmanagement. Dabei sind Sie aktiv in die Durchführung unserer Lehrveranstaltungen sowie in die Betreuung von Abschlussarbeiten eingebunden. Sie arbeiten an internationalen Forschungs- und Publikationsprojekten sowie im internationalen Umfeld der ESCP Business School, die mit ihren europäischen Standorten regelmäßig Spitzenplätze in internationalen Rankings belegt. Die Teilnahme an unserem strukturierten Promotionsprogramm sowie eine Promotion (zum Dr rer pol.) sind ausdrücklich erwünscht.


Wir erwarten von Ihnen ein mit Prädikat abgeschlossenes Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften mit einem finanzwirtschaftlichen Schwerpunkt (oder einen vergleichbaren Studienabschluss). Sie haben Interesse am wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten, ein sehr gutes theoretisches Fundament, Kenntnisse in empirischer Forschung und ausgezeichnete englische Sprachkenntnisse. Neben einem hohen Maß an Eigenmotivation, Engagement und Leistungsbereitschaft bringen Sie auch ausgeprägte Kommunikations- und Teamfähigkeiten mit.

Ihre vollständige Bewerbung (Anschreiben, CV und Zeugnisse) richten Sie bitte bis zum 28.02.2023 in einer Gesamt-PDF an Prof. Dr. Ulrich Pape (, der Ihnen auch für Rückfragen zur Verfügung steht.


Prof. Dr. Ulrich Pape
ESCP Business School Campus Berlin
Lehrstuhl für Finanzierung und Investition
Heubnerweg 8-10, 14059 Berlin


Call for Papers: Workshop on Banking and Society at EM Strasbourg Business School

Workshop on Banking and Society
October 9-10, 2023
EM Strasbourg Business School, University of Strasbourg, France

The workshop is organized by LaRGE Research Center (University of Strasbourg), Bank of Finland Institute for Emerging Economies (BOFIT), and Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University (New York).


TOPICS: The workshop organizers invite researchers to submit empirical papers covering all areas of banking and their interaction with broader aspects of society – including politics, institutions etc. Possible topics include but are not limited to the following:

      •  banking and institutions
      • behavioral economics and banking
      • sociological underpinnings of financial systems
      • effects of the financial system on the society
      • fintech and the society
      • political economy of banking
      • financial literacy and inclusion

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Those interested in presenting a paper should submit a copy of their research in Word or pdf format via online submission form. Only complete papers will be considered. There is no conference fee. The deadline for submission is April 15th, 2023. The authors of accepted papers will be notified by May 10th, 2023.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Zuzana Fungáčová (BOFIT), Iftekhar Hasan (Fordham University), Iikka Korhonen (BOFIT), Paul Wachtel (New York University), Laurent Weill (LaRGE Research Center, University of Strasbourg).

Universität Göttingen: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d)

An der Professur für Finanzwirtschaft der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen ist ab dem 01. Mai 2023 oder später eine Stelle als

Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d) Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L

mit 75% der regelmäßigen, wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit (zzt. 29,8 Stunden/Woche) zu besetzen. Die Stelle ist zunächst auf 3 Jahre befristet; eine Verlängerung der Anstellung ist bis auf maximal 6 Jahre möglich.

Wesentliche Aufgabengebiete:
– Mitwirkung an Forschungsprojekten und Publikationen
– Anfertigung eigener wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten, insbesondere mit dem Ziel der Promotion
– Konzeption und Durchführung von Übungen und sonstigen Lehrveranstaltungen in den Bachelor- und Master-Studiengängen
– Betreuung von Studierenden

– Hochschulabschluss aus einem wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Studiengang mit quantitativer Ausrichtung (BWL, VWL, Wirtschaftsmathematik, Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, Wirtschaftsinformatik, Wirtschaftsstatistik) oder angrenzenden Gebieten
– Deutschkenntnisse und Englischkenntnisse auf einem Niveau, das sowohl Lehre als auch die Erstellung von Publikationen in beiden Sprachen erlaubt
– Fähigkeit zu eigenverantwortlichem und teamorientiertem Arbeiten
– Programmierkenntnisse in R, Python oder Stata erwünscht

Vertiefte Kenntnisse in folgenden Bereichen sind von Vorteil: Sustainable Finance, Risiko- management, Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance. Wünschenswert sind auch Erfahrungen im empirischen Arbeiten. Wir bieten Ihnen eine intensive individuelle Betreuung und werden Sie zudem durch die Teilnahme an einem strukturierten Promotionsprogramm sowie an nationalen und internationalen Konferenzen, Workshops und Austauschprogrammen fördern.

Bitte richten Sie Ihre Bewerbung bis 15.02.2023 mit den üblichen Unterlagen, gern auch per E-Mail, an:

Prof. Dr. Olaf Korn
Professur für Finanzwirtschaft
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3
D-37073 Göttingen

Die Universität Göttingen strebt in den Bereichen, in denen Frauen unterrepräsentiert sind, eine Erhöhung des Frauenanteils an und fordert daher qualifizierte Frauen ausdrücklich zur Bewerbung auf.
Schwerbehinderte Menschen werden bei entsprechender Eignung bevorzugt berücksichtigt.
Reichen Sie bitte die Bewerbungsunterlagen nur in Kopie ein. Die Unterlagen werden nach einer Aufbewahrungsfrist von drei Monaten nach Abschluss des Verfahrens an Sie zurückgesandt bzw. im Falle einer elektronischen Bewerbung gelöscht.

Call for Papers: 29th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF)

29th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF)
University of Hohenheim | September 28th – September 30th, 2023

We cordially invite researchers and practitioners to participate in the 29th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF) held at the University of Hohenheim on September 29th and 30th, 2023. A doctoral workshop is scheduled for September 28th, 2023.

The conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss the latest theoretical and empirical research from all areas of finance, banking, and insurance. We proudly announce that Holger M. Müller, Nomura Professor of Finance at Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York, will deliver the keynote speech.


Call for Papers:

We invite you to submit your recent research papers. Please note the following submission guidelines:

            • Submissions are only accepted through the online submission system
            • Submission period: February 1st – April 30th, 2023
            • Submissions are subject to a double-blind review process. All manuscripts have to be submitted without reference to author(s) or affiliation(s).
            • Only full papers in English are considered for review. Papers should be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 120 words.

Please visit for further information.


Special Session – Digital and Smart Finance:

The scientific and organizing committees of Boerse Stuttgart welcome submissions on digital finance and smart finance as well as their implications for the innovation strategy on the financial sector, including banks, fintech companies and other corporations. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

            • Fintech and new business models
            • Embedded finance
            • Digital payment systems
            • Digital finance and environmental sustainability

The best paper in the special session on digital and smart finance will be awarded a prize.


Special session – Housing Finance:

The scientific and organizing committees welcome submissions in all areas of real estate finance for presentation, including but not limited to,

            • Financial contracts for financing real estate
            • Financial Institutions & Financial Markets
            • Mortgage Financing
            • Financial Regulation
            • Valuation of real estate

The best paper in the special session on housing finance will be awarded a prize.


Early bird registration for the conference participation is available from May 1st until July 31st, 2023. Late registration starts on September 4th and is available until September 22nd, 2023.

We look forward to welcoming you in Hohenheim!

Kind regards,
Hans-Peter Burghof, Thomas Dimpfl, Robert Jung and the DGF 2023 Organizing Committee