Luxembourg has long been known as a leading European financial centre, but it’s also becoming a major source of research and innovation.
The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for
1 Professor in Law, specialised in Capital Markets and Post-Trade (M/F)
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, six Master programmes and six Masters of Laws (LL.M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook, the Faculty counts three research units:
Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe.
Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country with the convenience of a larger European capitals in a tranquil setting. Additional information about Luxembourg can be found under www.euraxess.lu and www.luxembourg.lu. Luxembourg’s financial centre is the largest investment fund captive reinsurance centre in Europe and the largest private banking centre in the Eurozone. The financial sector is a major employer in Luxembourg and accounts for over 30% of the country’s GDP. There are private international schools in English and other European schools offering diverse languages (e.g: French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc) as well as English branches in a growing number of state/public schools.
The Professor is expected to:
The position is a chair sponsored by a consortium of donors closely linked to the post-trade industry (Clearstream International S.A., European Central Bank, Deloitte General Services SàRL, Allen & Overy L.L.P., Lombard Odier (Europe) SA, Brown Brothers Harriman (Luxembourg) SCA, and State Street Bank Luxembourg S.C.A.). The chairholder can benefit from the industry experience and contacts of the donors.
Additional requirements include:
Applications should contain a motivation letter and a detailed curriculum vitae. Copies of three papers or publications that the candidate considers most representative of his or her research may be added if this is useful.
All applications should be sent both by post and e-mail before 30 November 2018 to the following address:
Professeur Katalin Ligeti
Doyen de la Faculté de Droit, d’Economie et de Finance
Université du Luxembourg
4, rue Alphonse Weicker
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications will be handled in strict confidence.
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