Faculty Positions in Finance


The Department of International Trade and Finance at Yasar University invites applications for full-time Assistant or Associate Professor Positions in Finance, starting in September 2018. All candidates should hold a PhD degree in Finance or in a related discipline prior to appointment. Applicants having expertise in investment analysis and portfolio management are preferred, but candidates with interest in any area of Finance will also be considered. Good communication skills are required in both written and spoken English.


Main responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in finance, conducting research preferably in the field of investment analysis and portfolio management, publishing research outputs in journals covered by Web of Science or Scopus, supervising graduate theses, undertaking the administrative duties assigned by the department, attending department and university meetings and seminars. For the Associate Professor Position, priority will be given to candidates with strong publication record. Additionally, experience in supervising graduate theses and teaching finance courses at graduate level will be preferred.


Yasar University, located in the lovely city of Izmir in Turkey, provides access to well-known international financial databases such as DataStream and Eikon and has a Finance Laboratory with access to trading platforms.  In addition to the undergraduate program, the PhD Program in Finance and the MA Program in International Trade and Finance provide opportunity to supervise graduate students’ dissertations and theses. Yaşar University also provides generous financial support for the publications in international journals and for international conference participation.



Candidates should e-mail their CV along with a cover letter and a list of at least two references with their contact information to Assoc.Prof.Dr. Mehmet Umutlu (mehmet.umutlu@yasar.edu.tr).