Assistant Professor in Finance

Job Description & Qualification

The candidate must hold a PhD or be a PhD candidate from an internationally recognized research-oriented school. The candidate should demonstrate evidence that s/he is able to conduct research leading to top-tier publications. Candidates are also expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Neither Brazilian citizenship nor knowledge of Portuguese language is required. Classes can be taught in English. FGV-EBAPE is strongly committed at fostering a high-quality research environment. To achieve this goal, the school offers an internationally competitive package in terms of salary, teaching load, and research budget.

Application Procedure

The application package is expected to contain:

1. Introduction letter,
2. CV,
3. Two to three reference letters (for rookies),
4. Job market paper (for rookies) and up to 2 additional published articles/working papers. Selected candidates will be contacted by email.

Applicants are encouraged to submit, before December 1, 2021, their CV, research papers, and at least three reference letters to:


FGV-EBAPE, Email: Later applications will be considered if the position is not filed. Only electronic applications will be considered.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021; Interview Dates: January-February 20

About the Organization

Founded in 1944, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) is a world-renowned center for high-quality education and research in Brazil. It hosts eight schools, five in Rio and three in Sao Paulo, and two research institutes. FGV is a private university that is considered the leading think tank in Central and Latin America and has recently been voted the 3rd best think tank globally. EBAPE is the school of administration in Rio de Janeiro and accredited by AACSB and EQUIS. It was established in 1952 and offers undergraduate and graduate programs. The MSc & PhD programs are offered in English. EBAPE is located in Botafogo, just a short taxi ride away from world's famous Sugar Loaf. In recent years, EBAPE has become the Brazilian port of entry for prominent scholars who wish to conduct cutting-edge research in business and public administration. The school successfully hired researchers in different areas of business and public administration from leading universities in the United States and Europe (Princeton, UC Berkeley, Rutgers University, University of Washington, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Tilburg University and SKEMA Business School). The Center of Banking and Finance Research in Rio (CBFR) at EBAPE promotes cutting edge international research in the areas of banking and finance and serves as a forum for knowledge transfer and collaboration between academics and practitioners. The faculty at EBAPE is international, regularly presents their research at international conferences and publishes in the leading journals.

Additional Information

INQUIRIES: Prof. Dr. Lars Norden, Email:

For Additional Questions

Job ID

ID: J9581