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The Business School of the University of Amsterdam is seeking candidates at the Assistant and Associate Professor level for its internationally renowned Finance Group. We welcome applications from excellent candidates in all major finance areas, including asset pricing, corporate finance, international finance and pension finance. Successful applicants will undertake and help coordinate research and teaching in the field of finance broadly defined.

Requirements are a PhD, the ability to initiate and implement international high-quality research and to stimulate and encourage the research of others, and demonstrated teaching excellence. Applicants for an Associate Professor position should also have published research in top international journals. Assistant Professor appointments involve tenure-track positions, with an appointment for initially four years, to become tenured upon good research and teaching performance.

The Finance Group at the University of Amsterdam is one of the top research-oriented finance departments in Europe. It has an exceptionally large group of academics researching in finance (22 faculty members) and it is fiercely international, with researchers from 14 countries. The Business School of the University of Amsterdam was recently ranked by SSRN the top business school outside the US in terms of number of research papers downloaded per author. The Finance Group runs an intense academic seminar series with prominent speakers from top international universities. It also has a very active program of visitors and international conferences every year, thanks to strong links to the US, where many staff members have studied or taught previously, and Europe, where the Group participates in several top research networks. For more information see www.abs.uva.nl/financegroup

The Finance Group offers undergraduate and graduate courses, an MBA and the Master in International Finance. The teaching load is reasonable and can be concentrated both in time and in preparations.

The University is located in the centre of Amsterdam in modern facilities. Amsterdam is a very friendly city in Europe with an exceptionally high quality of life. Almost everyone in the Netherlands speaks good English. The compensation package is very competitive relative to European salaries. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

The closing date for applications is 31January 2007. Applicants who would like to be interviewed at the AFA meeting in Chicago (5-7 January 2007) should submit, before 26 November 2006, their CV, research papers and at least three reference letters to recfinance@uva.nl or to Finance Group, University of Amsterdam Business School, Roetersstraat 11, 1018WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands.