Job Description & Qualification

The New Economic School (NES) in Moscow invites applications for full-time, tenure and tenure-track faculty positions in finance at all levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Finance or a related field by August 2021. NES places a strong emphasis on research quality. Demonstrated ability or potential for high-quality research, including publications in top finance and economics journals, as well as teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels are important. The teaching load is relatively low. All instruction is in English; knowledge of Russian is not required. After-tax salaries are competitive. Research budget and support for research-related travel are available.

Application Procedure

Applications submitted before November 25, 2021 are guaranteed full consideration. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research papers, as well as three letters of recommendation to EconJobMarket ( or, less preferably, by email ( Interviews will be conducted via zoom. Applicants are encouraged to submit documents earlier; we plan to start online interviews in November. Applications submitted after the deadline are not guaranteed full consideration, but can be sent by email.

About the Organization

The New Economic School is a private graduate school founded in 1992 with the goal of providing modern economics education and research for the Russian society, business, and government. NES offers bachelor’s and master’s programs in economics, energy economics, and finance. The School is active in policy advice and executive education. NES is located in an elite suburb of Moscow, called Skolkovo, which has been recently transformed into a modern hub with several educational and technology centers.

The core of NES is its resident faculty of about 30 young economists with PhDs in Economics and Finance from world leading universities including Harvard, MIT, Columbia, NYU, and LBS. In the last five years, faculty have published articles in the leading finance and economics journals including The Econometrica, The American Economic Review, The Review of Economic Studies, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Journal of Finance. Many of our graduates go on to Ph.D. programs at the best universities in the world including Harvard, MIT, Wharton, Stanford, Northwestern, Princeton, Yale, London Business School, and many others.

Moscow is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center of Eastern Europe with excellent travel connections, low cost of living, developed infrastructure, vibrant cultural and social life. It is the largest city in Europe with forty percent of its area still covered in parks and greenery.

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Job ID

ID: J9628